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SANTA CLARA –- It was going to be a short night of work for 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree, who did not practice much during the week due to a knee injury.


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SANTA CLARA –- The 49ers are expected to be without five players due to injuries when they take a bus to Oakland on Sunday to face the Raiders.


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Programming note: Vic Fangio and Greg Roman are scheduled to address the media starting at 1:00 p.m. this afternoon.