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    Next up for reeling 49ers defense: Soaring Cardinals offense

    San Francisco 49ers are preparing to face the NFL's top-ranked offense, as the Arizona Cardinals visit Levi's Stadium on Sunday. 
    Injury report: Bowman, Brooks, Hyde don't practice; Armstead has shoulder issue
    Linebacker NaVorro Bowman, after playing every defensive snap in Sunday's 29-13 loss at Seattle, took his routine Wednesday off from practice to rest his reconstructed left knee. 

    49ers: Gabbert way better option than Kaepernick, Cardinals corner says
    Arizona Cardinals' Tyrann Mathieu counts the ways Blaine Gabbert is an improvement over Colin Kaepernick. 

    Former Raiders LB Armstrong claimed by 49ers
    A day after getting cut from the Raiders, linebacker Ray-Ray Armstrong got claimed off waivers Wednesday by the 49ers. 

    Cardinals' Mathieu offers scathing analysis on how Gabbert trumps Kaepernick
    Arizona Cardinals defensive back Tryann Mathieu offered a blistering analysis Wednesday on how much better the 49ers offense is with Blaine Gabbert at quarterback instead of Colin Kaepernick. 

    Gabbert settling in as starter; rookie Thompson remains lone backup; Bears block bid for SJSU's Fales
    With Colin Kaepernick's season over in the wake of Tuesday's shoulder surgery, Blaine Gabbert will press forward as the 49ers' entrenched starting quarterback, while rookie Dylan Thompson remains his unproven backup. 

    Jim Tomsula on his future: 'We're in a performance-based business'
    Asked Wednesday if he's received any assurances from the 49ers front office on his fate beyond this season, coach Jim Tomsula replied: "I haven't had any conversations on any of that. 

    Injury report: Brooks in concussion protocol; Hyde still shelved; Dorsey, Kaepernick surgeries went well
    Outside linebacker Ahmad Brooks is in the league's post-concussion protocol after reporting to work with a headache, coach Jim Tomsula said Wednesday. 

    Joe Staley is 49ers' nominee for NFL's sportsmanship award
    Left tackle Joe Staley is the 49ers' longest-tenured player, and now he's their nominee for the NFL's second annual Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award. 

    From practice squad to high alert: Undrafted rookie QB Dylan Thompson staying ready for 49ers
    A guest blog from Dan Brown. If you need me, dbrown@mercurynews.com or on Twitter at @mercbrownie.SANTA CLARA – Even before quarterback Dylan Thompson signed with San Francisco as an undrafted free agent in May, he had a 49ers connection. 

    Harbaugh's message to Buckeyes is bulletin board material 30 years later
    Michigan coach had plenty to say about Ohio State three decades ago when he was a Wolverines quarterback. 

    49ers: Colin Kaepernick recovering after shoulder surgery
    Kaepernick faces four to six months of rehabilitation and a full recovery is expected for the quarterback.

    First-time eligible Terrell Owens, dual-threat Roger Craig among Hall of Fame semifinalists
    Former 49ers offensive greats Roger Craig and Terrell Owens are among 25 modern-era semifinalists for next year's Pro Football Hall of Fame. 

    Kaepernick's shoulder surgery goes smoothly
    Colin Kaepernick's surgery went smooth Tuesday morning to repair a torn labrum in his left, non-throwing shoulder, a source said. 

    NFL finds a clothing choice it can live with
    Packers' James Jones won't be fined for wearing a hoodie under his jerssey Sunday 

    Big Unit focuses his lens on Seahawks, 49ers
    After raising 12th man flag in Seattle, Johnson does a turn as a sideline photographer 

    49ers' Kaepernick set for Tuesday surgery in Vail
    Colin Kaepernick set for season-ending surgery on his left, non-throwing shoulder. 

    Outside opinions: 49ers getting mocked by national media critics
    The 49ers' seventh loss in 10 games this season was met with mockery by outside critics. Here is a sample of media reports after Sunday's 29-13 loss at Seattle:USA Today Sports' weighed in with quips as the 49ers' expense in their "50 things we learned in Week 11" review:39. 

    Surgery looms for Glenn Dorsey after MRI reveals torn ACL for 49ers lineman
    It's Dan Brown filling in for Cam Inman. If you need me: dbrown@mercurynews.com or on Twitter at @mercbrownieSANTA CLARA -- Glenn Dorsey s season is over in the wake of a devastating knee injury. 

    Tomsula transcript: 49ers coach hits rewind on 29-13 loss to Seattle
    Here's a transcript of Jim Tomsula's session with the press today, courtesy of the 49ers media realations department: Opening comments: Injuries, I really don t have a lot to update you on from last night. 

    Kaepernick shoulder surgery set for Tuesday morning
    Colin Kaepernick will undergo surgery Tuesday morning in Vail, Colo., to fix the season-ending injury in his left, non-throwing shoulder, a source close to the quarterback said Monday. 

    49ers' Tomsula: Defense didn't have 'Go get 'em' mentality in Seattle
    49ers coach Jim Tomsula criticized his defense's lack of aggression and also said that he had no regrets about his two punts in the desperate stages of a 29-13 loss in Seattle. 

    Tomsula laments 49ers' tackling against Seattle: 'Just go get 'em'
     It's Dan Brown filling in for mighty Cam Inman, who is on Air Starbucks flying back from Seattle. If you need me: dbrown@mercurynews. 

    Grading the 49ers' loss to Seattle
    How the 49ers graded out in their 29-13 loss to the Seattle Seahawks

    Report card: 49ers run defense keys latest loss in Seattle
    Here is how the 49ers (3-7) graded in Sunday s 29-13 loss to the host Seattle Seahawks (5-5):PASS OFFENSE: Blaine Gabbert, in his second straight start, put forth the most encouraging passing display in seemingly ages, even though Colin Kaepernick had two 300-yard games this season before his 

    Glenn Dorsey's right-knee injury is a big blow for the 49ers' defense
    Seattle's Thomas Rawls takes advantage of Dorsey's absence, running for 209 yards 

    Frustration continues to mount for 49ers
    San Francisco avoids nemesis Lynch, but undrafted Seattle rookie runs wild 

    49ers run defense surrenders record 209 yards to rookie Rawls in 29-13 debacle
    NaVorro Bowman pulled his jeans over his reconstructed left knee, composed himself at his locker and understandably said he was glad to emerge healthy from the 49ers latest loss to the Seahawks, a 29-13 debacle. 

    Kawakami: 49ers unwilling to take risks on or off the field
    San Francisco coach Jim Tomsula had chances to be aggressive late in Sunday's loss to the rival Seattle Seahawks, but instead played it safe -- an increasingly common theme for the York-led franchise 

    Notes: McDonald catches first TD; Boldin plays through leg injury; Dawson extends streak; Tiller starts at RG
    Tight end Vance McDonald scored the first touchdown of his three-year career on a 19-yard pass from Blaine Gabbert, cutting the 49ers deficit to 20-7 nine second before halftime. 

    ( Evan Agostini )
    Rosie O'Donnell: Donald Trump's presidential bid a 'nightmare'

    With a long history of animosity, will Rosie O'Donnell calling Donald Trump's presidential bid a nightmare set off another round of insults?