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49ers' season of distractions

Inside Bay Area (By Cam Inman <a href='mailto:cinman@bayare) — With all these things going on, how could the San Francisco 49ers concentrate on football?
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NT Mike Purcell promoted to add depth against Chargers

Inside Bay Area (Cam Inman) — Nose tackle Mike Purcell, ahead of defensive tackle Lawrence Okoye, has been promoted from the 49ers' practice squad to add depth for Saturday's game against the San Diego Chargers"He s been good.
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Frank Gore: 'Weird knowing' 49ers contract almost up

NFL.com (Sessler, Marc) — Frank Gore knows the end might be near in San Francisco, telling reporters this week, "It's weird knowing that I won't be under contract any more." What's next for the 49ers' running back?
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Is 49ers' offensive staff unwieldy?

Inside Bay Area (By Cam Inman <a href='mailto:cinman@bayare) — The 49ers employ an NFL-high 12 offensive assistants, and one player thinks that can cause the message to become convoluted
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Practice report: Frank Gore returns to field; Stevie Johnson still out; Tony Jerod-Eddie replacing Ray McDonald

Inside Bay Area (Cam Inman) — Running back Frank Gore is on track to return from a concussion and play Saturday, after practicing in limited fashion Thursday.
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Jim Harbaugh mum on Michigan; supports move to cut McDonald; points out Kaepernick s past success;

Inside Bay Area (Cam Inman) — When it comes to Jim Harbaugh's next move, he wasn't going to address a report that his alma mater, Michigan, is willing to dole out nearly $48 million for him.
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Decimated defense: 49ers will field slew of backups against Chargers

Inside Bay Area (Cam Inman) — It s possible, albeit remotely, the 49ers could start a defense Saturday against the San Diego Chargers featuring none of their opening-game starters at Dallas.
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49ers: Breaking down the San Diego Chargers

Inside Bay Area (By Steve Corkran <a href='mailto:scorkran@) — San Diego Chargers at San Francisco 49ers on Saturday.
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Breaking Down The Chargers

Inside Bay Area (Steve Corkran) — BREAKING DOWN THE CHARGERS* The skinny: The Chargers are much like the 49ers in that they are in the midst of a losing streak at the worst time.
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49ers players react to Ray McDonald's dismissal

Inside Bay Area (By Cam Inman <a href='mailto:cinman@bayare) — San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick on Ray McDonald: 'It's very unfortunate. ... I understand why the team did what it did. Outside of that, it's not my business.'
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Purdy: Where 49ers went wrong with Ray McDonald

Inside Bay Area (By Mark Purdy Mercury News Columnist) — In terminating the contract of Ray McDonald on Wednesday, San Francisco 49ers G.M. Trent Baalke said 'this isn't about one incident.'
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49ers notebook: Harbaugh coveted by Michigan, report says

Inside Bay Area (By Cam Inman <a href='mailto:cinman@bayare) — San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh's alma mater, the University of Michigan, will try to lure him to be their coach with a six-year, $48 million package, according to an NFL Network report...
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49ers players react to Ray McDonald's dismissal

Inside Bay Area (By Cam Inman <a href='mailto:cinman@bayare) — QB Colin Kaepernick: 'It's very unfortunate. ... I understand why the team did what it did. Outside of that, it's not my business.'
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Practice report: Nine top-tier players unable to practice because of injuries, including Gore and Crabtree

Inside Bay Area (Cam Inman) — As the 49ers began practice Wednesday, Frank Gore sat on a groundskeeper's cart before heading in for apparent individual conditioning.
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Teammates discuss Ray McDonald s release, which came two weeks after Jed York s team address

Inside Bay Area (Cam Inman) — Ray McDonald s 49ers tenure reached what teammates called an unfortunate end Wednesday, amid the revelation he s the subject of a sexual-assault investigation by San Jose Police.
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Michigan reportedly will offer Harbaugh $8 million per year

Inside Bay Area (By Cam Inman <a href='mailto:cinman@bayare) — San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh, who is rumored to be on his way out, reportedly will receive a six-year, $48 million offer from Michigan.
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Report: Jim Harbaugh will be offered $8 million annually to coach Michigan

Inside Bay Area (Cam Inman) — The bidding for Jim Harbaugh apparently will start at $8 million per year.That's the offer his alma mater, the University of Michigan, will present to him in a six-year, $48 million package,...
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Colin Kaepernick: You want to have a high standard, and we do. You have to abide by that

Inside Bay Area (Cam Inman) — Colin Kaepernick called Ray McDonald's plight "very unfortunate" but "understands" why the 49ers cut ties with the defensive lineman who's a suspect in a possible sexual assault.
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GM Trent Baalke: Ray McDonald released after pattern of poor decisions

Inside Bay Area (Cam Inman) — Ray McDonald's eight-year tenure with the 49ers came to an end Wednesday amid a San Jose police investigation into a possible sexual assault.
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49ers release Ray McDonald in wake of sexual assault allegation

Inside Bay Area (By Cam Inman <a href='mailto:cinman@bayare) — The 49ers have released Ray McDonald in the wake of the latest criminal investigation against the defensive lineman.
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Blog Articles

Frank Gore transcript: RB candidly discusses future, frustrating ’14, best teammates …

SFGate.com (Eric Branch) — “If they want to bring me back, they will,” Gore said. “They’ll come to me in a respectful way. We’ll sit down, see what they want me to do. See what my role is and if I like it, I’ll sign. If I...
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Colin Kaepernick mercurial in the first half at Seattle

SFGate.com (Kevin Lynch) — First half analysis against Seahawks -Jump cuts by Carlos Hyde and Frank Gore accounted for big rushng yards during the first drive -A Colin Kaepernick pass looked like it was headed for...
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Mum on Michigan: Harbaugh won’t discuss reported offer

SFGate.com (Eric Branch) — Of course, few expect Harbaugh to be coaching the 49ers in 2015. Consider: He may give the same answer when asked about another coaching job, but his answer has changed when asked about his...
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Frank Gore: ‘It’s weird knowing that I won’t be under contract any more’

SFGate.com (Eric Branch) — It appears Frank Gore will be present for what could be the penultimate game of his 10-year career with the 49ers.
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Lingering knee injury has crippled WR Johnson’s performance

SFGate.com (Eric Branch) — The ailment has evidently become progressively worse over the past two months. Johnson first appeared on the injury report Dec. 3 and he missed his first game Sunday against the Seahawks. He...
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Four reactions to Ray McDonald’s release

SFGate.com (Kevin Lynch) — How do we digest Wednesday’s release of 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald? The termination of his contract came swiftly, within a half hour of the 49ers learning that he had been charged...
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Report: Michigan makes Harbaugh six-year, $48 million offer

SFGate.com (Eric Branch) — In early January 2011, Stanford was coming off an 11-1 season and quarterback Andrew Luck had just announced he would return to the school for his senior season. With a potential national...
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Despite series of incidents, McDonald respected in locker room

SFGate.com (Eric Branch) — The 49ers severed ties with Ray McDonald on Tuesday, but many of his ex-teammates expect to maintain their relationship with a defensive tackle who was well-respected in the locker room, despite...
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Baalke transcript: ‘Ray’s demonstrated a pattern of poor decision-making’

SFGate.com (Eric Branch) — Niners general manager Trent Baalke addressed the media early this afternoon to announce the team had released defensive tackle Ray McDonald, shortly after San Jose police said they are...
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49ers add Tanner to banged-up backfield; place Celek on IR

SFGate.com (Eric Branch) — Running backs Frank Gore (concussion) and Carlos Hyde (knee) also exited the defeat to the Seahawks, leaving the 49ers to turn to Alfonso Smith, who hadn’t played an offense snap since he was...
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Notes: Ward hopes to regain footing after second surgery in 8 months

SFGate.com (Eric Branch) — The 49ers’ first-round pick spoke to reporters Tuesday for the first time since he re-broke his right foot in a win against the Saints on Nov. 9 and was subsequently placed on season-ending...
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49ers rookie LB Borland unlikely to play again this season

SFGate.com (Eric Branch) — It appears Chris Borland’s promising Defensive Rookie of the Year candidacy will take a significant hit: The 49ers inside linebacker will likely miss the final two games of the regular season...
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Look ahead: The 49ers’ pending free agents

SFGate.com (Eric Branch) — A who-are-the-49ers-pending-free-agents blog ... before Christmas? What? Is this 2010? Actually, in 2010, the 49ers were eliminated from playoff contention in their penultimate regular-season...
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Bye-bye, Borland? 49ers sign LB Bishop with standout rookie injured

SFGate.com (Eric Branch) — Since taking over as the starter for Patrick Willis in Week 7, Borland has 97 tackles, the most in the NFL over that span. Despite starting just eight of 14 games, his team-high 107 tackles are 33...
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Harbaugh insists 49ers have “a lot to play for” in final two games

SFGate.com (Ron Kroichick) — This is uncharted territory for Jim Harbaugh and the 49ers. Monday, in his weekly news conference, Harbaugh started to peer ahead to his team’s final two games of the season, against San...
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NFL admits Hochuli got roughing-passer call wrong

SFGate.com (Eric Branch) — The NFL said today what 49ers fans were screaming late Sunday afternoon: Referee Ed Hochuli erred when he called linebacker Nick Moody for a roughing-the-passer penalty during a critical stage of...
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Notes: Roughing call leaves mark; injuries aplenty; Davis delivers another dud

SFGate.com (Eric Branch) — SEATTLE — A fourth-quarter roughing-the-passer penalty hurt the 49ers far more than Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson. In the 49ers’ estimation, the Seahawks’ second touchdown in its 17-7...
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49ers eliminated from playoffs with 17-7 loss in Seattle

SFGate.com (Eric Branch) — SEATTLE – For the second straight season, the 49ers had their Super Bowl dreams extinguished by their bitter rivals. The 49ers were eliminated from playoff contention Sunday with a 17-7 loss to...
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Photos: 49ers play Seahawks in Seattle

SFGate.com (Katie Dowd) — Photos from the 49ers' trip to Seattle to play the Seahawks
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Six ways the 49ers can beat Seattle

SFGate.com (Kevin Lynch) — How to beat the Seahawks today: 1. Go with three receivers and throw to Seattle’s nickel cornerback, who has really struggled. It will likely be rookie Tharod Simon today, who had no idea...
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