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3-7, 4th in NFC West
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Experts: Cardinals will win big again

Our NFL Nation bloggers don't expect Sunday's Cardinals-49ers game to be as ugly as the 47-7 blowout in Week 2. But they still predict a similar result. Week 12 predictions

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Don't get your hopes up, Niners fans

For the second week in a row, the 49ers are the league's biggest underdog, according to ESPN's Football Power Index. FPI pegs the Cardinals as 8-to-1 favorites on Sunday.

Palmer will lead Cardinals to victory over 49ers (0:55)
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'Belldozer' could be back under center

It would take a spate of in-game injuries, but Blake Bell could wind up playing quarterback for the 49ers. Bell was a QB for the Sooners just two years ago. Emergency QBs

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

"As a quarterback, you just throw to the open guy. It sounds so simple." - 49ers QB Blaine Gabbert

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

Jim Tomsula said Wednesday he has not had any conversations with 49ers management on his job security with a 3-7 record, or if he will return next season. "We're in a performance-based business," he said. "And all of us in it, get it. So I don't think (about job security) or work that way, The long-term goal is Sunday. That's just where I stay"

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

Outside linebacker Ahmad Brooks has been placed in the 49ers' concussion protocol, coach Jim Tomsula announced Wednesday, putting Brooks' availability for Sunday's game against the Arizona Cardinals in question. Tomsula also announced that DL Glenn Dorsey, who underwent knee surgery on Tuesday, would be placed on IR soon.

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Woodson among 32 sportsmanship nominees

Veterans Charles Woodson, Philip Rivers and Calvin Johnson are among 32 players nominated for the Art Rooney Award that honors sportsmanship in the NFL.

What you need to know for Week 12 (1:00)

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

Former 49ers WR Terrell Owens and RB Roger Craig are among 25 semifinalists for Pro Football Hall of Fame consideration, the Hall announced Tuesday. Owens is a first-year candidate while this is the eighth time Craig is a semifinalist. Also, WR Isaac Bruce, who played two years for the Niners, and LB/DE Kevin Greene, who spent one year in San Francisco, were also named semifinalists. The semifinalists will be reduced to 15 Modern-Era finalists by mail ballot of the 46 selectors in January.

Kapernick's surgery another crack in divide with 49ers? (2:55)
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Fade Torrey Smith in fantasy

You probably weren't planning on starting Torrey Smith this (or any) week, but a look back at the first meeting between San Francisco and Arizona only substantiates that plan of action. Fantasy 32 (Insider)

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Report: Kaep's shoulder tear 'extensive'

The labrum tear in 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick's left shoulder was "extensive" a source told the Sacremento Bee. Kaepernick's timetable for recovery, the paper says, is expected to be from four to six months.

Team Stats

Passing Yards188.1Tied-30th
Rushing Yards100.118th
Points For13.932nd
Points Against25.223rd

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