National Football League
        === Report: Niners' Manningham has season-ending knee injury ===
 (Sports  Network) -  The San Francisco 49ers will apparently be without one of
 their top pass-catchers for the remainder of the season, with multiple reports
 stating  on Monday that wide receiver Mario Manningham sustained a significant
 knee injury during the team's Week 16 loss at Seattle.
 According  to,  Manningham tore both the  ACL and PCL in his left knee
 after being tackled by Seattle linebacker Leroy Hill in Sunday's 42-13 setback
 to the Seahawks. The offseason acquisition will require surgery that will keep
 him  out of  San  Francisco's  regular-season finale  as  well  as the  entire
 upcoming playoffs.
 In  his first season  with the 49ers, the fifth-year wideout started 10 of the
 12 games he played in and recorded 42 catches for 449 yards and one touchdown.
 Having  already  qualified for the  postseason, San  Francisco can wrap up its
 second consecutive NFC West title with a victory over Arizona this Sunday.
 12/25 01:14:58 ET

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