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The Daily Republic
49ers defense makes impressive December stand
This December defensive stand by San Francisco did plenty for the 49ers and showed a lot to the rest of the league in the process.
Which Buccaneers player would you add to the 49ers?
The 49ers travel to face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. If you could add a member of the Bucs, who would it be? New to Niners Nation? Sign up here and join the discussion! The San Francisco 49ers travel to Tampa to face the Buccaneers in Week 15. The Bucs struggled out of the gate losing eight straight, but they have come on strong lately, winning four ... (more)
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Fueled by Smitha s message, 49ers deliver...
Fittingly for a rugged rivalry that leaves its participants black and blue, the 49ers were fueled by some blue language before they slugged it out against the Seahawks on Sunday.
49ers make a key defensive adjustment in beating Seattle
The 49ers often get heavily criticized for their failure to make halftime adjustments on offense.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
49ers' Dorsey adjusting well as nose tackle
NOVEMBER 25: Running back Roy Helu #29 of the Washington Redskins is tackled by nose tackle Glenn Dorsey #90 and defensive end Justin Smith #94 of the San Francisco 49ers in the first quarter at FedExField on November 25, 2013 in Landover, Maryland.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Contra Costa Times
49ers-Seahawks to be officiated by controversial referee
'Tis the NFL season of controversial officiating, so it's worth noting that Clete Blakeman will serve as the referee for Sunday's NFC West battle between the host 49ers and Seattle Seahawks.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
The Daily Republic
Playoff-bound Seahawks try to clinch NFC West vs. 49ers
A December matchup between fierce rivals that only months ago looked to be a for-sure NFC West championship decider has instead become San Francisco's chance to show it still belongs in the playoff mix.
Inside Bay Area
49ers preparing for Seahawks' cut-block tactics
Glenn Dorsey called it the "magic question:" How does he know when the Seattle Seahawks will try cutting his legs from underneath him Sunday? Dorsey took over as the 49ers' top nose tackle when the Seahawks broke Ian Williams' ankle on a cut block Sept.
Thursday Round-Up: Is Pete Carroll a candidate for Coach of the Year?
1 candidate for Coach of the Year . On Carroll, Rosenthal writes, "Too often this award just goes to the flavor of the month.
Wednesday in Hawkville: Seahawks preparing for tough matchup with 49ers defense
The last two times the Seahawks have played at Candlestick Park, the 49ers have limited their offensive output to more field goals than touchdowns and an average of 235 yards.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
49ers notes: Justin Smith is a bulldozer
What does Justin Smith call the move in which he drives a 300-plus-pound offensive tackle straight back into the quarterback? "I call it, 'I wish I had another move,'" Smith, the 49ers' veteran defensive lineman, said Wednesday.
49ers not ruling out Joe Staley, Mike Iupati
Left tackle Joe Staley and left guard Mike Iupati did not practice Wednesday because of their sprained knees, but 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh is not yet ruling them out of Sunday's game against Seattle.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Ahmad Brooks, Justin Smith and the snap count
The 49ers have been able to rotate in players throughout the defensive front, keeping some of the key starters a bit more fresh.
Colin Kaepernick And San Francisco 49ers Will Have Tough Road Back To Super Bowl
The San Francisco 49ers look to be getting hot at the right time. They also have one of the more physically gifted quarterbacks in football in Colin Kaepernick .
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Could Tank Carradine be inactive the rest of the reason?
The 49ers have kept Tank Carradine inactive since he came off the NFI list. Could he stay inactive the remainder of the year? It's entirely possible.
Even With Healthy Offense, 49ers Will Only Go as Far as Defense Can Carry Them
Despite the San Francisco 49ers ' ineffectiveness on third down and in the red zone, head coach Jim Harbaugh's plan of simplifying things on the offensive side of the ball has helped this team come a long way.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
49ers-Rams final score: Strong defense, improved passing game, penalties are the difference
The San Francisco 49ers defeated the St. Louis Rams by a final score of 23-13. We take a quick first look at the big 49ers win.
San Francisco 49ers defense flexes its muscles again
The 49ers offense took a few more steps forward Sunday, with the passing attack showing promise for one of the few times this season.
Turf Show Times
How the Rams can beat the 49ers... Pressure, Pressure, Pressure...
The Rams can beat the 49ers today if the front four can put the heat on Kap. He tends to make mistakes and their offense falters under pressure.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
49ers defense rising to occasion
Patrick Willis sacks Panthers quarterback Cam Newton in the third quarter Sunday November 10, 2013.