49ers kicker quits Twitter after receiving death threats

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Wow you San Francisco 49ers fans are one classy, upstanding bunch of gentlemen aren’t you? Your people get drunk at games and beat senseless people wearing Oakland Raiders jerseys, and last NFC Title game you sent death threats to kick returner Kyle Williams following his gaffes in the loss to the New York Giants.

And now this: placekicker David Akers has quit Twitter after receiving an apparent death threat, according to Fox Sports.

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49ers Jim Harbaugh: Already Coach of the Year in the NFL

Everything has seemed to come up roses for the San Francisco 49ers this season, and more specifically Jim Harbaugh. He was able to leapfrog to the NFL and not even have to relocate from the metropolitan area where he coached college. His squad had minimal expectations coming into the season and now it looks like the second best group in the NFC.

Offense sells tickets and defense wins championships. If this adage holds true, it seems like San Francisco is on the right side of the spectrum and the Green Bay Packers better start making some adjustments. The 49ers have allowed just under fifteen points per contest. That is phenomenal considering that we are talking about the half of the schedule with the better weather. Defensive tackle Justin Smith and linebacker Patrick Willis are consistent performers for San Francisco. Their quality play has catapulted the unit into one of the elite groups in the entire league.

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Packers Upset Eagles With a Stark Surprise


There’s only one thing that can make Aaron Rodgers and the Packers offense even more dangerous than they already are and that’s a formidable running game.

On Sunday, rookie running back James Starks gave the team just that when he ran 23 times for a rookie-record 123 yards to lead the Green Bay Packers to a 21-16 upset of the Philadelphia Eagles.

Who needs home-field advantage as the Packers victory capped off a crazy wild-card weekend in the NFL which saw three road teams win. The only home team to move on were the surprising Seattle Seahawks.

The NFC divisional match-ups are set as the Green Bay Packers travel to Atlanta to take on the Falcons and the Seattle Seahawks take it to the road in Chicago for a battle with the Bears.

By: Nick Grays
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