Football

Kwon Alexander
Kirsten Moran
January 07, 2020 - 12:40 pm
Kwon Alexander, who for much of the season was thought to be lost for the year, has officially been activated off IR, clearing the way for his involvement in Saturday's divisional round matchup with the Vikings. The move was heavily foreshadowed throughout the week. The linebacker who had been...
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Ratto: What America needs out of the NFL playoffs
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Ray Ratto
January 07, 2020 - 12:14 pm
Because we care for you, we won't give you twelve paragraphs of meandering exposition before we tell you what the headline says we will. You're welcome. Now here's the part you won't like. The Super Bowl must be played by the Minnesota Vikings and Tennessee Titans. So no on that 49er thing, at...
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Tim Kelly
January 07, 2020 - 11:33 am
It didn't take long for Tom Brady to have to answer questions about his uncertain future with the New England Patriots after the team lost 20-13 to the Tennessee Titans in the AFC Wild Card Round. What we do know is that it doesn't appear the 42-year-old is planning to retire. "I would say it’s...
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Tim Kelly
January 07, 2020 - 6:35 am
The phrase "changing of the guard" is perhaps an overused cliche in sports talk, but it seems appropriate to use ahead of the NFL Divisional Round playoffs. In Wild Card Weekend, the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles, the last two Super Bowl Champions, were eliminated. Whether Tom Brady'...
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Tim Kelly
January 06, 2020 - 5:00 am
It will be hard to top arguably the greatest Wild Card Weekend in NFL postseason history, but January football has a way one one-upping itself. The Tennessee Titans, fresh off of defeating Tom Brady and the New England Patriots, will travel to Baltimore to face NFL MVP favorite Lamar Jackson and...
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Kwon Alexander poised to return for divisional round
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Karl Buscheck
January 05, 2020 - 9:54 am
Kwon Alexander is on track to make a surprising return for the 49ers' divisional round game on Saturday at Levi's Stadium, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter . "Alexander has made progress in his recovery from a pectoral tear that he suffered on Halloween to the point that the Niners now believe he...
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