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49ers-Giants matchups: Part VI – Staley vs. Pierre-Paul and Umenyiora

The 49ers play the Giants on Sunday at Candlestick. In the meantime, I’ll break down a couple of key matchups per day. LT Joe Staley vs. DE Jason Pierre-Paul and DE Osi Umenyiora Staley did not play well against the Giants last Season. Week 10, he gave up 1 sack, 1 QB hit and 3 […]

Browns HC Shurmur on Niners D: “They’re so good against the run they don’t have to be overly heroic in coverage.”

Here’s the transcript of Cleveland Browns head Coach Pat Shurmur’s morning conference call with Bay Area reporters. Q: Are you going to keep the same travel schedule from when you came out here a couple weeks ago? SHURMUR: Yeah, we’re actually going to stay right there at the Westin SFO. We’ll come out on Friday. […]