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Next for Raiders: Rams' owner couldn't have liked terrible toss

11/23/2014 10:13 PM PST
It's not known what Kroenke was thinking after his team's loss, but it must not have been good 
49ers notes: Vernon Davis' season-long problems continue
11/23/2014 10:45 PM PST - The 49ers tight end comes up a yard short on a third-down conversion on the winning drive, catches just three passes on the day 

Purdy: San Francisco 49ers' Colin Kaepernick fires up the team early and late
11/23/2014 10:03 PM PST - Colin Kaepernick does something against Washington he hadn't done all season -- lead the first-team 49ers offense on a fourth-quarter touchdown drive.
 

NFL: Colts' Hilton delivers big touchdown catch for newborn daughter
11/23/2014 10:43 PM PST - Receiver T.Y. Hilton raced from the hospital to Lucas Oil Stadium, then hauled in a 73-yard touchdown catch midway through the third quarter to give Indianapolis Colts the play they needed to get past the Jacksonville Jaguars 23-3; Giants' Odell Beckham's one-handed TD catch creates big Twitter buzz.
 

Kawakami: Anquan Boldin clearly the 49ers' MVP
11/23/2014 11:36 PM PST - San Francisco's veteran receiver's words, actions have the team rolling and back in the heart of the NFL playoff race
 

It's official: Katy Perry will headline Super Bowl halftime show
11/23/2014 07:27 PM PST - NFL announces that pop music queen Katy Perry, who's already had nine No. 1 hits on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, will perform at halftime of Super Bowl XLIX in Phoenix, Arizona. 

49ers: Aldon Smith, matched up against a rookie, delivers in a big way
11/23/2014 11:36 PM PST - The outside linebacker gets two of the 49ers' five sacks and leads a defense that dominates Washington  

Thompson: Seahawks will show 49ers what they're made of
11/23/2014 10:45 PM PST - 49ers' weaknesses, on display during win over Washington, will be sorely tested Thursday by Seattle Seahawks 

49ers beat Washington 17-13 with late score
11/23/2014 10:03 PM PST - San Francisco 49ers raise record to 7-4 and set up NFL Thursday Night showdown with Seattle Seahawks on Thanksgiving Day 

NFL: Bills at home in Detroit, getting ready to face Jets
11/23/2014 10:23 AM PST - Players, staff adjusting to Lions' facilities after Buffalo snowstorm forces venue change 

Thompson: 49ers defense excels despite injuries, distractions and dysfunction
11/23/2014 07:53 AM PST - San Francisco's defense as strong as ever even without NaVorro Bowman, Aldon Smith and now Patrick Willis because players such as Chris Borland, Aaron Lynch and Chris Culliver have answered the call.
 

49ers' Kaepernick, Washington's Griffin on different career paths
11/23/2014 07:39 AM PST - Jim Harbaugh always backs Colin Kaepernick publicly, but Jay Gruden called out his quarterback, Robert Griffin III, last week 

Name game: Washington Redskins could learn from Stanford Indians
11/23/2014 03:13 PM PST - Stanford yielded in 1972 to the type of pressure now mounting on the Washington Redskins some 42 years later. 

NFL: Adrian Peterson has date for appeal hearing
11/21/2014 10:50 PM PST - Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson's hearing for the appeal of his suspension will be held on Dec. 2; And it will not be in front of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.
 

Raiders' Sparano not ready to call Murray the featured back
11/21/2014 10:08 PM PST - Oakland Raiders coach Tony Sparano not ready to call second-year NFL player Latavius Murray the team's featured back. 

49ers' Aldon Smith could make Levi's debut against Washington rookie
11/21/2014 10:08 PM PST - San Francisco 49ers' linebacker Aldon Smith could be matched up against Washington rookie Morgan Moses when teams play Sunday at Levi's Stadium. 

Grading the Raiders' win over Kansas City
11/21/2014 12:48 PM PST - How the Raiders graded out in their 24-20 win over the Kansas City Chiefs.
 

Kawakami: Raiders deserve to feel good
11/21/2014 06:21 AM PST - Oakland Raiders celebrate as if they haven't been there before, and for some of them, it felt as if they hadn't 

Thompson: Murray could have helped Raiders' running game weeks ago
11/21/2014 06:21 AM PST - Running Back Latavius Murray kick-starts Oakland's offense in 24-20 win over the Kansas City Chiefs 

Raiders' Carr helps silence critics with victory
11/21/2014 06:21 AM PST - Carr's late-game heroics helped the Raiders upset the Kansas City Chiefs 24-20 for their only victory of the season and first in more than a year. 

49ers notes: Vernon Davis' season-long problems continue

The 49ers tight end comes up a yard short on a third-down conversion on the winning drive, catches just three passes on the day 
WR Stevie Johnson held without reception for first time since 2009
Wide receiver Stevie Johnson went without a catch in the 49ers' 17-13 win Sunday over Washington, ending a streak of 70 consecutive games with at least a reception. 

Purdy: San Francisco 49ers' Colin Kaepernick fires up the team early and late
Colin Kaepernick does something against Washington he hadn't done all season -- lead the first-team 49ers offense on a fourth-quarter touchdown drive.
 

Kawakami: Anquan Boldin clearly the 49ers' MVP
San Francisco's veteran receiver's words, actions have the team rolling and back in the heart of the NFL playoff race
 

Notes: Vernon Davis still seeking breakout game; Lynch baffled by penalty; Brooks calls himself selfless
Tight end Vernon Davis breakout moment should have come with a third-down conversion catch on Sunday s winning drive. 

Postgame reaction: Carlos Hyde celebrates winning TD, 49ers look ahead to Seahawks
Carlos Hyde made the first game-winning touchdown run of his career sound so simple. I saw a big hole. 

49ers: Aldon Smith, matched up against a rookie, delivers in a big way
The outside linebacker gets two of the 49ers' five sacks and leads a defense that dominates Washington  

Thompson: Seahawks will show 49ers what they're made of
49ers' weaknesses, on display during win over Washington, will be sorely tested Thursday by Seattle Seahawks 

Final: Streaking 49ers rally to post 17-13 win over Washington
The 49ers will ride a three-game win streak into their Thanksgiving night matchup with the Seattle Seahawks at Levi s Stadium, where they came from behind Sunday to edge Washington 17-13. 

49ers beat Washington 17-13 with late score
San Francisco 49ers raise record to 7-4 and set up NFL Thursday Night showdown with Seattle Seahawks on Thanksgiving Day 

49ers 10, Washington 10 — End of 3rd quarter
Colin Kaepernick made two ill-advised passes in the third quarter. The first one came close to being intercepted by Washington. 

49ers 10, Washington 7 — Halftime
A promising drive by the 49ers ended on the first play of the quarter, when rookie running back Carlos Hyde fumbled and Washington recovered at its 40-yard line. 

49ers 7, Washington 0 — End of 1st quarter
The 49ers won the coin toss and elected to kick off to Washington. That strategy worked to perfe3ction, as the 49ers held Washington without a first down and forced a punt. 

Six pack of OLBs for 49ers against Washington team starting rookie LT Morgan Moses
Six outside linebackers are suiting up today for the 49ers, and the scheduled starters might not be who you expect: Ahmad Brooks and Dan Skuta. 

Just (barely) win: 49ers average margin of victory this season is 7.3 points
An excerpt from today's story focusing on the dual paths that dual-threat QBs Colin Kaepernick and Robert Griffin are taking in their careers: Wins haven't come easily for the 49ers. 

Thompson: 49ers defense excels despite injuries, distractions and dysfunction
San Francisco's defense as strong as ever even without NaVorro Bowman, Aldon Smith and now Patrick Willis because players such as Chris Borland, Aaron Lynch and Chris Culliver have answered the call.
 

49ers' Kaepernick, Washington's Griffin on different career paths
Jim Harbaugh always backs Colin Kaepernick publicly, but Jay Gruden called out his quarterback, Robert Griffin III, last week 

Marcus Lattimore making a name for himself in South Carolina
Former 49ers running back Marcus Lattimore, who retired from football because of severe knee injuries in college, hopes to help high school athletes in all sports rehab severe injuries that occur playing sports. 

Live updates: 49ers vs. Washington at Levi's Stadium
Follow the live action as San Francisco faces Washington on Sunday at 1:25 p.m. 

49ers' Aldon Smith could make Levi's debut against Washington rookie
San Francisco 49ers' linebacker Aldon Smith could be matched up against Washington rookie Morgan Moses when teams play Sunday at Levi's Stadium. 

Anthony Davis, Glenn Dorsey ruled out of Sunday s game
Post-concussion symptoms will prevent right tackle Anthony Davis from playing in Sunday's game against Washington, coach Jim Harbaugh said without elaborating on the severity of Davis' condition. 

Practice report: Looks like Jonathan Martin may have to start in place of Anthony Davis again
Right tackle Anthony Davis hasn't practiced all week while undergoing post-concussion protocol, increasing the likelihood that Jonathan Martin will start in his place Sunday against Washington. 

Carlos Hyde scouts how former teammate Morgan Moses might match up with Aldon Smith
Rookie Morgan Moses, a former teammate of 49ers running back Carlos Hyde, could make his first career start Sunday as Washington s left tackle in place of Trent Williams (knee). 

C Daniel Kilgore impressed by Marcus Martin, unimpressed by TV commentators
Center Daniel Kilgore will be home watching the 49ers on television Sunday, as has been the case since he broke his left fibula Oct. 

Numbers illustrate 49ers' fourth-quarter failings
San Francisco 49ers have scored a league-worst 26 points in fourth quarter 

Fewest fourth-quarter points in the league? Yes, that would be the 49ers
Fourth-quarter futility from the Colin Kaepernick-led 49ers offense is producing dramatic finishes, just not much-needed points. 

49ers: Dissecting Kaepernick's fourth-quarter woes
According to Jim Harbaugh, Colin Kaepernick's fourth-quarter play has been 'pretty darn good 

Rotation planned for outside linebackers, as was case before Ahmad Brooks benching
Defensive coordinator Vic Fangio plans to deploy all his healthy outside linebackers when possible, including Ahmad Brooks, who sat out the final three quarters of Sunday's win over the New York Giants. 

49ers: Status of Anthony Davis, Glenn Dorsey in question
Jonathan Martin likely would start if Davis has to miss his sixth game this season.  

Practice report: Anthony Davis still out after concussion; Glenn Dorsey comeback is stuck
Right tackle Anthony Davis missed his second straight practice while undergoing post-concussion protocol, casting in doubt his availability for Sunday's game against Washington. 

 
 
 
 
 
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