Childhood Friends Ward, McCarron Face Off For 1st TimeSan Francisco defensive back Jimmie Ward and Cincinnati quarterback AJ McCarron have been friends since their childhood in Mobile, Alabama. They will be facing each other as rivals for the first time on Sunday.
Team Grades: 49ers Show Up On The Road In 26-20 Overtime WinThe San Francisco 49ers won their first road game of the year Sunday in Chicago, beating the Bears in overtime on a long pass play from Blaine Gabbert to Torrey Smith.
49ers Injury Report: Anthony Davis Status Uncertain, Same Applies For Several RedskinsWhen the 49ers and Redskins meet this Sunday injuries will keep some players off the field, but none that should have a major impact on the game. Of the two teams, San Francisco is in far better shape though as Washington could see 4 of their starters sit out.
49ers' Rookies Have Helped Team Stay Afloat In 2014If not for the play of their rookies, who knows where the 49ers would be this season. Chances are they would be farther back in the playoff hunt, if still even in striking distance.
49ers Sign Top Draft Pick Ward To 4-Year Deal
NIU head coach Rod Carey talks 49ers Jimmie Ward
San Francisco 49ers Select Jimmie Ward From Northern IllinoisThe San Francisco 49ers have selected defensive back Jimmie Ward from Northern Illinois with the 30th pick in the NFL draft.