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Members of the Dallas Cowboys line up against the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park on September 18, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

5 Lesser-Known Facts From Storied 49ers-Cowboys Rivalry You May Not Have Known

While the teams’ star players and memorable contests have been well-documented, here are some lesser-known facts about this rivalry.

09/05/2014

Ray McDonald #91 of the San Francisco 49ers stands on the field before their game against the Denver Broncos at Candlestick Park on August 8, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

49ers Coach Harbaugh Says McDonald To Play Following Arrest For Alleged Domestic Violence

Defensive lineman Ray McDonald is traveling with the San Francisco 49ers and will suit up against Dallas with his teammates despite his arrest on domestic violence charges.

09/05/2014

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As Expected, No Unforeseen Injuries In 49ers Season Opener

While there will be a lot of new faces on the 49ers defensive side of the ball this Sunday, none will be due to injuries—or at least injuries that have surprised San Francisco.

09/05/2014

CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 22: Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers during their game at Bank of America Stadium on December 22, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

5 Fantasy Studs You Should Consider Benching For Week 1

Fantasy football week one is usually time to roll out the dream lineup you picked on draft day. Typically the injury bug hasn’t hit yet, and there is no bye week to cover, so just […]

09/05/2014

A general view as fans enter before the San Francisco 49ers play agaoinst the Denver Broncos during a preseason game at Levi's Stadium on August 17, 2014 in Santa Clara, California.  (Photo by Noah Graham/Getty Images)

Levi’s Stadium Rated As Most Expensive In NFL To Take Family In 2014

The San Francisco 49ers’ new stadium is the most expensive venue to take a family of four for an NFL game.

09/04/2014

49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh speaks with reporters during a press conference, September 3, 2014. (CBS)

Harbaugh, 49ers Try To Steer Focus On Season Opener Vs. Dallas Amid Continuing Questions On McDonald Arrest

In a week that should be filled with talk about another Super Bowl run and the pomp and circumstance of finally playing the much-hyped season opener, the San Francisco 49ers once again find themselves dealing with potential embarrassment and legal problems away from the field

09/03/2014

Michael Sam #96 of the St. Louis Rams watches from the bench during the second half of a pre-season against the New Orleans Saints game at the Edward Jones Dome on August 8, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri. The Saints beat the Rams 26-24. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Michael Sam Added To Dallas Cowboys Practice Roster; Likely Not Active For Opener Against 49ers

Michael Sam’s second chance will be with the Dallas Cowboys. Coach Jason Garrett said Wednesday that the league’s first openly gay player will be added to the practice roster.

09/03/2014

Ray McDonald #91 of the San Francisco 49ers stands on the field before their game against the Denver Broncos at Candlestick Park on August 8, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Should The 49ers Play Ray McDonald After Domestic Violence Arrest?

The San Francisco 49ers haven’t yet said whether defensive lineman Ray McDonald will play in the season opener against Dallas Sunday.

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No Matter What, 2014-2015 Season Will Go Down In 49er History

When San Francisco’s regular season schedule was announced, 49er nation cringed. There is not a single game that screams ‘easy win'; which is not ideal for a team that figures it will be in a dog fight within their very own division just to get into the playoffs.

09/03/2014

Trent Baalke addresses reporters on the Ray McDonald arrest, September 2, 2014. (CBS)

49ers GM Baalke Says McDonald May Still Play After Arrest For Alleged Domestic Violence; Players Stand By Teammate

The general manager of the San Francisco 49ers said Tuesday it remains to be seen whether defensive lineman Ray McDonald will play in Sunday’s season opener at Dallas following his arrest on domestic violence charges, but reiterated head coach Jim Harbaugh’s earlier statement Tuesday denouncing such alleged behavior.

09/02/2014

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