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Singletary is Above a 'Tamper' Tantrum

THE NEW YORK Jets are denying any improprieties with Michael Crabtree, the 49ers' still-unsigned top draft pick.

Jets coach Rex Ryan called the 49ers' allegations of tampering "not true" and "ridiculous." He wishes he could retaliate against the 49ers on the field this season — happily aware that rumble could only happen in Super Bowl XLIV.

Imagine if the 49ers had a coach so outspoken. Oh, that's right, they do. Or did.

Coach Mike Singletary is suppressing his inner baritone. He and the 49ers are staying mum. He did not throw a "tamper" tantrum.

Give Singletary credit for keeping his emotions in check on this latest development in the Crabtree saga. He has a team to coach, an undefeated one at that....

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