The 49ers and Cowboys meet in Week 1, and the winner will be the team whose defense steps up. While the 49ers defense is top tier, they will be without some key players and going against an elite offense.
The incident is the latest blow to what has been one of the NFL’s fiercest defenses. On Friday, linebacker Aldon Smith received a nine-game suspension for what the league called violations of its substance-abuse and personal-conduct policies.
“I want to thank my family and friends, my teammates, my union and the 49ers for supporting me during this process. I will be at work daily to participate in all permitted work activities, and to support my teammates, just as they have supported me.”
Chris Borland made one more big play to convince the 49ers he should be in the mix of linebackers to replace injured NaVorro Bowman. Borland, a third-round pick from Wisconsin, returned an interception 34 yards […]
In their first two games of the preseason, the San Francisco 49ers played the Baltimore Ravens and the Denver Broncos. In their first two games of the preseason, the San Francisco 49ers were outscored […]
Three straight seasons of being so close have the 49ers yearning for a Super Bowl championship they believe is right within reach. So now, no more near misses. Especially after watching the rival Seahawks win […]
Linebacker Aldon Smith still has no indication from the NFL about a possible suspension for his off-field legal issues. Everybody around the San Francisco 49ers is bracing for the news. Smith said Tuesday he would […]
San Francisco 49ers rookie center Marcus Martin suffered a left knee injury that isn’t considered season-ending, yet still a blow to the depth of a struggling offensive line. The third-round draft pick was carted off […]
Colin Kaepernick went down once, then again and another time. Pressured from every direction by San Diego’s defense, the quarterback had limited good looks before turning the game over to backup Blaine Gabbert. The 49ers’ […]
Former Niners RB Roger Craig joins The Deuce and Jason Ross Show to talk about Jim Harbaugh’s coaching future in San Francisco, Colin Kaepernick and why he has so many elements to his game and […]
The San Francisco 49ers were working to re-sod the field at new Levi’s Stadium on Thursday, a day after a public workout was cut short and moved to the regular practice fields because players were […]
Wide receiver Stevie Johnson hopes the 49ers have to give up a third-round draft pick next year. It would mean he’d be a consistent contributor to the Niners passing game this season. Johnson, a San […]
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