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Mario Manningham, Brandon Jacobs at peace on 49ers

Mario Manningham had one of the most important catches in New York Giants history. Brandon Jacobs played a key role on two Super Bowl championship teams.

In one sense, they'll always be Giants. But in reality, both players now are members of the San Francisco 49ers.

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"It's ancient history," Manningham told The New York Post on Friday after the 49ers' first training-camp practice. "It happened in, what, February? It's about to be August. The past is the past. I've got my ring, and it's chilling. I'm just thinking about what I can do to get another one."

Jacobs isn't forlorn, either. He didn't believe the Giants were going to bring him back last season, so a change of scenery was overdue.

"I was put in situations there where it stopped me from doing a lot," Jacobs said. "I was mentally disturbed there. My mind was in a bunch of other different places, worrying about things that were out of my control. I don't have anything against them, but it was time for a clean slate."

"It was a smooth divorce," Jacobs went on. "I didn't ask them for half, and I let them keep the dog."

We're not convinced Jacobs has much left in the tank at this point, but we won't be surprised if Manningham ends up having a bigger role in the 49ers' offense than supposed No. 1 receiver Randy Moss.

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