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The San Francisco Bay Area is one of only three markets where only a few miles separate two NFL franchises. The others are New York and the Baltimore-Washington DC area.

The San Francisco 49ers and Oakland Raiders are two organizations with extremely different backgrounds. The 49ers were pigeon-holed as being all finesse and precision, while the Raiders were the overly aggressive, dirty team.

If you were to take a look at the two teams today, it is actually the 49ers who are the tougher, more physical team. Under head coach Jim Harbaugh, the 49ers like to pound you with the running of Frank Gore, and control the ball with the short passing game. They rely on their strong, imposing defense to win games.

Now, the 49ers have made some offseason moves to bolster a weak receiving corps. However, under...

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