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Most Important Preseason Takeaways for San Francisco 49ers

Rookies Carlos Hyde and Jimmie Ward looked anything but shellshocked in their first NFL preseason.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Ray McDonald, Colin Kaepernick, NFL Players, Justin Smith, Aldon Smith, Glenn Dorsey

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Niners Nation

Aldon Smith's suspension, NaVorro Bowman's injury, and the San Francisco 49ers salary cap

The San Francisco 49ers finally have clarity on Aldon Smith's suspension. We break down how this and other issues impact the salary cap.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Aldon Smith, NFL Players, Navorro Bowman, Adam Snyder, Frank Gore, Antoine Bethea

WTOL-TV Toledo

49ers linebacker Aldon Smith suspended by NFL

The star linebacker received his nine-game penalty from the league Friday stemming from a series of off-field legal issues.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Aldon Smith, Michael Wilhoite, Corey Lemonier, NFL Players, Navorro Bowman, Dan Skuta

Contra Costa Times

49ers will have tough decisions at wide receiver

Arguably the 49ers' best mystery entering Saturday's final cuts is figuring which wide receivers stay to bolster this season's passing attack.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Michael Crabtree, Kassim Osgood, Quinton Patton, Brandon Lloyd, NFL Players, Bruce Ellington

ESPN

San Francisco 49ers' projected roster

Did Josh Johnson give the 49ers something to think about, especially with another uneven performance by Gabbert, who also took a hard hit Thursday night? RUNNING BACKS Rumblings abound that the Niners could go with just four backs, but Smith's versatility and work on special teams should give him the nod.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Aldon Smith, Marcus Martin, Josh Johnson, Brandon Lloyd, Alex Boone, NFL Players

BleacherReport

San Francisco 49ers: Did Josh Johnson Outplay Blaine Gabbert by Enough?

Johnson is 28-for-37 for 261 yards, with three touchdowns and one interception. It's not just the stats, however.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Josh Johnson, NFL Players, Chris Cook, Vance McDonald, Blaine Gabbert

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Bubble Boys: Which 49ers are on the edge of a roster spot?

NFL preseason games are weak overall, but the fourth game? It's the the runt of the litter, the one that Homer Zuckerman, axe in hand, ought to take behind the barn.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Kenneth Acker, C.J Spillman, Darryl Morris, Demarcus Dobbs, Perrish Cox, NFL Players

Thu Aug 28, 2014

USA Today

Borland returns pick for TD, 49ers beat Texans

Chris Borland made one final case to get into the mix of 49ers linebackers needed to replace injured NaVorro Bowman.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Houston Texans, NFC, NFC West, Randy Bullock, Chris Boswell, NFL Players, Andre Hal

Chico Enterprise-Record

49ers rout Texans, but Gabbert struggles

Blaine Gabbert got the surprise start in the 49ers' exhibition finale Thursday night, and he reverted to the sketchy form that won't inspire confidence as Colin Kaepernick's top backup.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, McLeod Bethel-Thompson, Colin Kaepernick, Josh Johnson, Brandon Lloyd, NFL Players, Blaine Gabbert

Chico Enterprise-Record

49ers expect Aldon Smith decision before weekend

General manager Trent Baalke expects the NFL to announce any discipline for 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith before Saturday at 1 p.m., at which time their 53-man roster must be set.

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Related Topix: Sports, Aldon Smith, NFL Football, NFL Players, Ray Rice, Baltimore Ravens

ToroTimes

Houston Texans vs. San Francisco 49ers: Start Time, Live Stream, TV Info and More

Aug 23, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; Members of the Houston Texans reacts after scoring on a two point conversion late in the fourth quarter of a preseason game against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Houston Texans, Tom Savage, Case Keenum, Ryan Fitzpatrick, NFL Players

Deseret News

Taking a knee: Professional football and its mysterious postgame prayer

On Dec. 3, 1990, the NFL "Monday Night Football" game lived up to its billing - a low-scoring nail-biter between two of the league's top teams.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Prince Amukamara, New York Giants, NFL Players

BleacherReport

Why Aaron Lynch Is the San Francisco 49ers' Biggest X-Factor in 2014

Every season there is a player who surprises and makes an unexpected game-changing difference for an NFL team, and the San Francisco 49ers have plenty of candidates to provide such a contribution in 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Aaron Lynch, Aldon Smith, NFL Players, Carlos Hyde, Anquan Boldin, Steve Johnson

Niners Nation

Fantasy football preview: San Francisco 49ers Defense

NaVorro will be missed, but San Francisco is well equipped to ride out the storm in his absence.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFC, NFC West, Patrick Willis, NFL Players, Navorro Bowman, Aldon Smith, Ahmad Brooks

Wed Aug 27, 2014

BleacherReport

San Francisco 49ers: Evaluating the Death Chart Before the 53-Man Cut

The San Francisco 49ers got down to their 75-man roster on Tuesday. They waived seven players, including Jewel Hampton; released David Reed, moved four players to the NFI list, including Marcus Lattimore and put three people on the PUP list, including NaVorro Bowman.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, David Reed, Marcus Lattimore, NFL Players, Navorro Bowman, Jewel Hampton, Josh Johnson

Examiner.com

San Francisco 49ers will struggle until Kaepernick, Stevie Johnson connect

The San Francisco 49ers have not looked the part of a Super Bowl contender this preseason.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFC, NFC West, Colin Kaepernick, NFL Players

San Jose Mercury News

49ers prep for Dallas opener with preseason finale at Houston

The 49ers now enter the Texas Two-Step portion of their schedule: back-to-back games in the Lone Star State.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Dallas Cowboys, Jonathan Martin, Patrick Willis, Alex Boone, Anthony Davis, NFL Players

Contra Costa Times

Kawakami: Forget August, 49ers will win Super Bowl

San Francisco 49ers starting quarterback Colin Kaepernick throws against the San Diego Chargers in the second quarter of their preseason NFL game at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Aldon Smith, Colin Kaepernick, NFL Players, Justin Smith, Patrick Willis, Alex Boone

CBS Local

Gresh & Zo's 2014 NFL Summer School: San Francisco 49ers

It's not your typical classroom . They're not your typical teachers. It's where you go after failing all year.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFL Players, Vernon Davis, NFC, Carlos Hyde, NFC West, Aldon Smith, Antoine Bethea

10News

Chargers Podcast: Breaking down the 49ers game

Antonio Gates of the San Diego Chargers makes a reception as Michael Wilhoite of the San Francisco 49ers covers during the game at Levi Stadium on Aug. 24, 2014, in Santa Clara, Calif.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Michael Wilhoite, NFL Players, Antonio Gates, San Diego Chargers

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