Found December 20, 2011 on
"Monday Night Football" exposed the great 49ers fadeout as a fraud. Once the lights stayed on at Candlestick, the 49ers undid Pittsburgh, as well as the theory that they had tapped out their energy and creativity for 2011.
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The faster they are, the more they'll get smacked around?
That seemed to be safety Donte Whitner's message as he discussed the secondary's matchup against Pittsburgh's speedy wide-receiving duo of Mike Wallace and Antonio Brown.
Wallace and Brown have combined for 117 catches, 1,959 yards and...
Mon, 19 Dec 2011 13:59:22 CST
Tue, 20 Dec 2011 6:00:05 CST
At 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Niners tight end Vernon Davis sent out a message, via Twitter, to his offensive teammate (and his 110,000-plus followers): "Thankful to have @OfficialBraylon on my team. He's a true professional and football is very important to him."
@OfficialBraylon, of course, is wide...
The 49ers were all set up for a repeat of last week's Arizona 21-19 loss, when the 49ers offense completely bogged down in the second half and Arizona started to hit on some big plays.
In their last six drives in the second half against the Cardinals, the 49ers had one first down and that was due...
Wed, 21 Dec 2011 6:00:03 CST
Vernon Davis caught a short touchdown pass a play after taking a 21-yard reception inches short of the goal line, and the San Francisco 49ers took a 13-3 lead over the Pittsburgh Steelers through three quarters Monday night in a game delayed twice by power outages.