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Pressure Rises for Singletary, Phillips

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The San Francisco 49ers are an irretrievable mess -- a colossal 1-6 disappointment that needs at least a 7-2 finish to have a shot but looks incapable of such because the team does not appear to be together. The quarterback is hurt. The defense is leaky. And the coach is a volcano. In fact, there's a theory going around the league that the only reason the 49ers didn't fire Mike Singletary this week is because they didn't want to distract from their game this week in London against the Broncos. When people are saying those kinds of things about your job security, you don't have much.

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