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Raiders rookie Sio Moore impresses early

NAPA, Calif. – At 6-foot-1, 240 pounds, Oakland rookie linebacker Sio Moore is far from an ideal matchup to put his hand down and rush against a 300-plus pound NFL offensive tackle. Moore is not one to back away from any challenge and relishes the role the Raiders are using him in for certain passing...
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49ers still searching for receiving options

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – A bumpy preseason opener didn’t provide many answers for the San Francisco 49ers regarding their muddled situation at wide receiver. Except for maybe one. In limited playing time, newcomer Austin Collie appeared healthy and effective while emerging as a veteran who could step up and climb up an uncertain depth chart...
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49ers sign CB Wright after all

SAN FRANCISCO – Jim Harbaugh still believes in Eric Wright. And Wright has joined the San Francisco 49ers after all. The free agent defensive back signed a one-year contract Thursday and was placed on the non-football injury/illness list while he handles a personal matter, the 49ers said. San Francisco released cornerback Lowell Rose to clear...
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2013 preview: Seattle Seahawks

The 2013 NFL regular season is right around the corner. With that being said, it’s time to launch our team previews. FOXSports.com contributor Taylor Jones will answer important questions for every franchise. SEATTLE SEAHAWKS 2012 Record: 11-5. Eliminated in the divisional round by Atlanta. What is the position battle to watch?
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Gems swept by Cowlitz in final road game

LONGVIEW, Wash. — The Cowlitz Black Bears scored four runs in the fifth inning to aid a 10-4 series finale win over the Klamath Falls Gems on Thursday night at Story Field. The win was Cowlitz’s fifth straight and completed a sweep of Klamath Falls. Voice of the Gems Mike Coleman recaps the Cowlitz...
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Brandin Cooks moves into top spot for Beavers

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Brandin Cooks is ready to shed his sidekick status. Robin to Markus Wheaton’s Batman in Oregon State’s dynamic receiving duo last season, Cooks is ready to take the leading role now that Wheaton has moved on to the NFL. ”It means I’ve got to work harder, to be honest. I can’t rely...
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Seahawks bust out for preseason debut victory

SAN DIEGO – The Seattle Seahawks didn’t score when Russell Wilson was in the game. It didn’t matter. The guys competing to be his backup, Tarvaris Jackson and Brady Quinn, had nice performances in a 31-10 victory over San Diego on Thursday night in Mike McCoy’s debut as Chargers coach. Jackson threw two touchdown passes...
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Broncos defeat 49ers in preseason opener

SAN FRANCISCO – Denver linebacker Shaun Phillips has forced enough fumbles in his day that he doesn’t mind the occasional cleanup job of just pouncing on the ball and safely recovering it. He got a little more than that in the Broncos’ 10-6 exhibition win against the San Francisco 49ers on Thursday night, scooping up...
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QB Matt Flynn ready for Raiders debut

NAPA, Calif. – Ever since arriving in Oakland in April, Matt Flynn has proven on the practice field and in the meeting rooms that he is the most capable candidate to start at quarterback for the Raiders. Unless that changes in the exhibition games that start Friday night at home against Dallas, Flynn will be...
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Gems won’t make playoffs after loss to Cowlitz

LONGVIEW, Wash. — The Klamath Falls Gems playoffs hopes ended on Wednesday night at Story Field, as an RBI single by the Cowlitz Black Bears in the 11th inning gave them a 4-3 win. Voice of the Gems Mike Coleman discusses the loss in Longview Ryan Clark had the only Gems RBI on a...
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