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A daily compilation of 49ers news from around the net. Thursday, November 23rd, 2018 edition.

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Happy Thanksgiving folks. If you’re an international fan, today is a national holiday in America where the preferred manner of celebration revolves around wearing stretchy pants to the nice dinner table in order to stuff our faces more effectively, getting drunk and arguing with family about politics, religion, and how we like our steaks done, and, of course, the magical Thanksgiving triple-header. This week we’ve got a spectacular Thursday lineup of three divisional rivalry games, including the Detroit Lions taking on the surprisingly-good Chicago Bears, the high powered offenses of the Atlanta Falcons and New Orleans Saints squaring off, and a high noon showdown between the middling Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins. Naturally, it’s just good, clean, family fun to have a “Cowboys & Indians” game on Thanksgiving. Sorry Fooch, don’t fire me.

Anyway, I’ll be keeping it short this time around, as it’s imperative that I conserve my energy. You know, in order to do battle. A battle against filling up too early when there are 15 different ways to ingest carbohydrates, and still resist the urge to sleep through the football games. Have a wonderful holiday, my friends.

Jimmie Ward would like to stay with the 49ers | Inman, Mercury

Missing MNF fan found dead near Levi’s | ESPN Staff

49ers & Buccaneers have both had directly forcing turnovers | Inman, Mercury

Buccaneers’ Dirk Koetter has been aware of Nick Mullens, Matt Breida for some time | Maiocco, NBC Sports Bay Area

DJ Reed remains his own harshest critic | Chan, NBC Sports Bay Area

Jimmy Garoppolo off crutches, watches practice on the field | Inman, Mercury | Chan, NBC Sports Bay Area

Nick Mullens has a soft Buccaneers defense to find success against | Madson, Ninerswire

Things 49ers fans can be thankful for | Biderman, Ninerwsire

49ers’ week 12 injury report | Madson, Ninerswire | Maiocco, NBC Sports Bay Area

Could the mediocre 49ers defense simply be incomplete? | Madson, Ninerswire

[Knock on wood a few times if you click this link] Laken Tomlinson only 49er to play every snap, remain off of the injury report | Branch, SF Gate It’s really irresponsible to even post this link, as the football Gods have wicked senses of humor.