Remember Paul Kruger when free agency starts, especially if he has a big Super Bowl. Jason La Canfora says Kruger's one of several Super Bowl players (mostly Ravens) who will parlay postseason success into free-agency cash.
All four teams playing this weekend will be near full strength. Baltimore CB Asa Jackson and New England TE Rob Gronkowski are the only two players who have been ruled out for Sunday. Gronkowski was placed on injured reserve on Thursday.
Rob Gronkowski's (forearm) season is officially over. The New England tight end was placed on injured reserve by the Patriots on Thursday.
Despite missing the second half of Atlanta's 30-28 win over Seattle on Sunday, DE John Abraham (ankle) practiced on Wednesday and expects to play against San Francisco.
Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch (foot) missed practice for a second-straight day. Ravens WR Torrey Smith was added to the injury report but practiced on a limited basis. Packers WRs Randall Cobb (illness) and Jordy Nelson (ankle) returned to practice.
49ers rookie DL Tony Jerod-Eddie was promoted to the 53-man roster.
First-round pick A.J. Jenkins will see the most playing time of his career on Sunday against Arizona.
San Francisco can clinch the NFC West with a win at Seattle, and that would be an important step toward a first-round playoff bye for the 49ers, who have the second best record in the NFC at 10-3-1.
Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll and 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh traded jokes through the media Wednesday.
S Trenton Robinson and LB Tavares Gooden are among San Francisco's inactives against New England on Sunday.

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