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(01-06) 12:05 PST - The 49ers led the Associated Press All-Pro Team with five players, a testament to the turnaround in San Francisco under new coach Jim Harbaugh.
Linebackers Patrick Willis and NaVorro Bowman, defensive tackle Justin Smith, kicker David Akers and punter Andy Lee were the...
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SANTA CLARA, Calif. — On Friday, the Associated Press named their All-Pro team andSan Francisco 49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman was named to the first team. This was a surprise because Bowman was not considered a starter for the Pro...
After practice Friday, coach Jim Harbaugh announced which members of the 49ers were named to the AP All-Pro teams as his players were huddled around him. "First-team defensive tackle, Justin Smith," Harbaugh announced...
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At 13-3 through the 2011 NFL regular season, the San Francisco 49ers are among the NFC’s elite, but are they good enough to return the franchise to the levels it consistently reached during the 1980s and 1990s?
With a win over the St. Louis Rams in Seattle on New Year’s Day, the 49ers are now the No. 2 seed in the upcoming 2012 NFL playoffs. First-year head...
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By JANIE McCAULEY AP Sports Writer Within days of being promoted last year, San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke faced the daunting task of landing Jim Harbaugh as the team's new coach.
People were tired of all the losing - and demanded an immediate turnaround after an eight-year playoff drought.
Amid speculation that Harbaugh might leave...
SANTA CLARA Justin Smith on Friday was named to the Associated Press' All-Pro squad twice highlighting how important he is to the 49ers' defense.
Green Bay Packers quarterback Matt Flynn, Atlanta linebacker Curtis Lofton and 49ers kicker David Akers have been selected as the NFC's top players for Week 17 of the NFL season.
In the NFL it seems the success or failure of franchises flows down from the top.
Inept ownership and bungling general managers can steer teams out of the playoffs and Super Bowls for decades and leave their fans frustrated and fuming. Meanwhile other franchises build a winning foundation from the top down. Every season those teams are in the playoffs or in the running for another...
Selections of Justin Smith, NaVorro Bowman, Patrick Willis, Andy Lee and David Akers match team record set in 1972
(01-07) 18:29 PST - This week's edited conversation between 49ers owner Jed York and KNBR's Brian Murphy and Paul McCaffrey:
Murphy: It's been almost a year since you hired Jim Harbaugh. What has it been like having him in the building?
York: I think Coach just brings a level...