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49er: Personal Foul was Way Too Personal

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    KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 26: Eric Berry #29 and Jovan Belcher #59 of the Kansas City Chiefs make a tackle against Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers at Arrowhead Stadium on September 26, 2010 in Kansas City, Missouri. The Chiefs won 31-10. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Eric Berry;Jovan Belcher;Frank Gore

    The San Francisco 49ers' 31-10 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs was painful, but for a certain 49er it was very painful.

    49ers backup running back Anthony Dixon took a dirty hit south of the suspenders Sunday from Chiefs' defensive tackle Shaun Smith. This is unusual because Smith was busted for the exact same thing last week in a game against the Cleveland Browns.

    Bet this guy would enjoy Mike Singletary's "nutcracker" drill!

    "I think he got hit inappropriately," Singletary told Comcast SportsNet. "After a while, there's only so much you can take. He (Davis) was wrong for retaliating and he knows that."

    Davis' retaliation earned a fifteen-yard personal foul call while the 49ers were still only down 10-3. Smith's transgression, though, was unnoticed by officials.

    "He tried to feel me," Davis said, of Smith's dirty maneuver. "That's weird, right?"

    Hey, it was the day of Folsom Street Fair. Pretty much anything goes, Anthony.

     Joe Kukura is a freelance writer who would call this move "delivering the junk mail."