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49ers play time: Four defenders play all 94 snaps

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49ers play time: Four defenders play all 94 snaps

It was a busy evening for Patrick Willis, Dashon Goldson, NaVorro Bowman and Donte Whitner, each of whom played all 94 snaps of defense in the 49ers' 41-34 victory over the New England Patriots.

In addition, Willis, Goldson and Bowman also saw significant action on special teams.

Defensive tackle Justin Smith was limited to 44 snaps after leaving the game with a left arm injury. Smith was scheduled to undergo an MRI examination on Monday.

Receiver Randy Moss played a season-high 47 snaps on offense. He made both of his catches -- for 36 yards and a touchdown -- on the opening drive of the game. Michael Crabtree, who led the 49ers with seven catches for 107 yards and two touchdowns, played 43 snaps.

Offensive play time
Includes plays nullified by penalties
68 (100 percent) -- LT Joe Staley, RG Alex Boone, RT Anthony Davis, C Jonathan Goodwin, QB Colin Kaepernick
67 (99%) -- TE Vernon Davis
55 (81%) -- LG Mike Iupati
53 (78%) -- RB Frank Gore
48 (71%) -- TE Delanie Walker
47 (69%) -- WR Randy Moss
43 (63%) -- WR Michael Crabtree
37 (54%) -- FB Bruce Miller
15 (22%) -- LG Leonard Davis
13 (19%) -- RB LaMichael James
9 (13%) -- TE Garrett Celek
8 (12%) -- WR A.J. Jenkins
5 (7%) -- WR Ted Ginn
4 (6%) -- FB Will Tukuafu
3 (4%) -- RB Anthony Dixon
1 (1%) -- OL Daniel Kilgore

Defensive play time
Includes plays nullified by penalties
94 (100%) -- LB Patrick Willis, S Dashon Goldson, LB NaVorro Bowman, S Donte Whitner
93 (99%) -- CB Carlos Rogers
91 (97%) -- CB Tarell Brown
88 (94%) -- OLB Aldon Smith
84 (89%) -- OLB Ahmad Brooks
83 (88%) -- DT Ray McDonald
80 (85%) -- CB Chris Culliver
48 (51%) -- DT Ricky Jean Francois
44 (47%) -- DT Justin Smith
20 (21%) -- NT Isaac Sopoaga
7 (7%) -- CB Perrish Cox, DT Will Tukuafu
6 (6%) -- OLB Eric Bakhtiari
5 (5%) -- OLB Clark Haggans
1 (1%) -- S C.J. Spillman

Special teams
25 (64%) -- Darcel McBath
24 (62%) -- Bruce Miller, Anthony Dixon, C.J. Spillman, Larry Grant, Tramaine Brock, Michael Wilhoite
17 (44%) -- Eric Bakhtiari
15 (38%) -- David Akers, Garrett Celek
14 (36%) -- Andy Lee, Brian Jennings, Delanie Walker, Will Tukuafu
13 (33%) -- Patrick Willis
12 (31%) -- Dashon Goldson
8 (21%) -- Jonathan Goodwin, Joe Staley, Alex Boone, Anthony Davis, Leonard Davis, Daniel Kilgore
7 (18%) -- Mike Iupati, NaVorro Bowman, Tarell Brown, Aldon Smith, Ahmad Brooks, Ray McDonald, Ricky Jean Francois, Perrish Cox
6 (15%) -- LaMichael James, Ted Ginn, Isaac Sopoaga
5 (54%) -- Chris Culliver
3 (8%) -- Clark Haggans
1 (3%) -- Randy Moss

49ers place Tank Carradine on injured reserve

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49ers place Tank Carradine on injured reserve

The 49ers signed LB Mark Nzeocha from the Dallas Cowboys practice squad to a one-year deal, the team announced.

In order to make room on the roster, the team has placed DL Tank Carradine on the Injured Reserve List.

Nzeocha (6-3, 240) was originally drafted by the Cowboys in the seventh round (236th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft. Over the past two seasons (2015-16), he appeared in eight games and registered four tackles. He was waived by the Cowboys on September 3, 2017 and signed to the team’s practice squad on September 5.

A 27-year-old native of Ansbach, Bavaria in Germany, Nzeocha attended the University of Wyoming. He appeared in 39 games (26 starts) and finished his career with 207 tackles, 13 tackles for loss, seven passes defensed, three forced fumbles, two sacks, one fumble recovery and one interception.

Nzeocha will wear number 46.

Carradine (6-4, 270) appeared in each of the team’s first three games this season (two starts), where he registered seven tackles and one sack.

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Trump: Objection to NFL anthem boycotts ‘has nothing to do with race’

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Trump: Objection to NFL anthem boycotts ‘has nothing to do with race’

MORRISTOWN, New Jersey — President Donald Trump says his objection to NFL players kneeling during the national anthem to protest police brutality "has nothing to do with race."

Instead, Trump says it has to do with "respect for our country and respect for our flag."

The president made these comments during an impromptu news conference as he boarded Air Force One to return to the nation's capital. Trump says "our soldiers, our first responders" should be treated with respect.

Trump said Friday at a rally in Alabama that NFL owners should fire players who kneel during the anthem.

NFL players and owners around the league condemned his statement, and more than a hundred players sat, knelt or raised their fists in defiance.

But Trump reiterated Sunday NFL owners "should do something" about the protests.