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San Francisco 49ers vs Minnesota Vikings Open Thread

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Date: August 22, 2009
Time: 5:00pm PST
Location: Bill Walsh Field @ Candlestick Park, San Francisco, CA
Records: 49ers (1-0) Vikings (1-0) Spread: 49ers -3; Over/Under 35; Money Line: 49ers -115, Vikings -105Weather: 61°F, 12mph WNW Wind
TV Broadcast: NBC Sunday Night Football - Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth, Andrea Kremer
Radio: 107.7 The Bone, 680/1050 KNBR - Ted Robinson, Gary Plummer, Rod Brooks
Spanish Radio
: KIQI 1010-AM, KATD 990-AM - Armando Botello, Jose Castro, Melvin Moran
Vikings Coverage:
Daily Norseman

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The 49ers get a little national coverage as they face the Vikings on NBC tonight. There are obviously certainly story lines NBC will beat into the ground that we don't care about (or at least I don't). For the 49ers, the starters will get some extended playing time to work on timing and chemistry. Jimmy Raye seems to expect Nate Davis and Anthony Dixon to both get earlier snaps against better competition, so that is definitely something many of us are looking forward to.

Although the 49ers can't erase the sting from last year's heart-breaker in Minneapolis, it'd be nice to put a hurtin on the Vikings anyways.