NFL Playoffs

George Kittle misses practice with ankle injury
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Karl Buscheck
January 15, 2020 - 3:24 pm
A day after George Kittle missed practice with an ankle injury, head coach Kyle Shanahan said he is not worried about the tight end's availability for Sunday's NFC Championship showdown with the Packers. Kyle Shanahan isn’t concerned about George Kittle’s ability to play on Sunday. #49ers pic...
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Kyle Shanahan says he's "just always been a fan' of the Warriors"
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Karl Buscheck
January 15, 2020 - 2:43 pm
Kyle Shanahan, head coach of the NFC Championship game-bound 49ers, can draw a parallel between his club, and that erstwhile dynasty out in San Francisco. During his Wednesday press conference, Shanahan detailed the connect between the pair of clubs: “I’ve always been a fan of them.” Shanahan sees...
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49ers defense celebrate trip to NFC Championship
Tommy Call
January 11, 2020 - 5:26 pm
The San Francisco 49ers have proven they can win football games in almost every way possible. The late-game stops, the game-winning field goals, run or pass, at home or on the road — it doesn’t matter, this team has found ways to win. Through the first half of the season, the 49ers were defined as...
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Adam Thielen hurts ankle, Stefon Diggs out sick again
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Karl Buscheck
January 08, 2020 - 2:43 pm
Things aren't exactly going to plan for the Vikings as they prepare for Saturday's divisional round meeting with the 49ers. Adam Thielen, the star wide reciever, is officially questionable. #MINvsSF injury report OUT: Mackensie Alexander DOUBTFUL: Jayron Kearse QUESTIONABLE: Adam Thielen —...
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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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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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Kwon Alexander returns to 49ers practice
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Karl Buscheck
January 02, 2020 - 11:26 am
Long presumed to be out for the season, Kwon Alexander was back on the practice field in Santa Clara on Thursday morning. Kwon Alexander is BACK on the practice field -- — 95.7 The Game (@957thegame) January 2, 2020 Shortly after footage of the veteran practicing surfaced,...
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Tim Kelly
December 31, 2019 - 4:00 am
NFL Wild Card Weekend won't be without football royalty this season. While Carson Wentz and Josh Allen are among the quarterbacks that will make their playoff debuts on the first weekend of the 2019 NFL postseason, Tom Brady and Drew Brees, two of the most accomplished players in the history of the...
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