Posted December 07, 2011 on
Brian Jennings turned to social media to share the story of how he shaved off his right eyebrow during the bye week before taking a razor to the other side for the sake of staying balanced. A long-snapper in the limelight, you don’t see that every day.

49ers give tackle Alex Boone 4-year extension

The 49ers have signed Alex Boone to a four-year contract extension, keeping the 24-year-old backup offensive tackle in San Francisco through the 2015 season. Boone, who has lost about 40 pounds since he signed with the Niners as an undrafted free agent in 2009, has played on special teams and...

Long snapper Jennings recalls 49ers' last playoffs

Brian Jennings is a long snapper with some serious longevity.

Gritty Grant fine fill-in for wounded Willis

NaVorro Bowman called it a “shocker” when the seemingly indestructible Patrick Willis went down with a hamstring injury after just five defensive plays Sunday against the Rams. But surprisingly – if not shockingly – the 49ers’ rugged defense hardly skipped a beat without him. That’s because Larry Grant stepped in capably to fill Willis’ shoes, leaving the Niners confident...

49ers use plays from offense rarely seen in pros

(12-07) 21:12 PST -- Willamette University's Mark Speckman, the foremost authority on the fly offense, jokes that the system that defines him is like a "useless invention." Speckman remains the nation's only college coach running the fly, the esoteric misdirection attack he is credited with...

49ers' New Stadium Relies on Record Loans

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee says the 49ers move to a new stadium in Santa Clara is a done deal but that is far from the truth. A more accurate statement may be that Jim Harbaugh's days leading a team onto the field at Candlestick Park may be numbered. The 49ers $1 billion move down the 101 requires a record loan to get the stadium up and running, according to a report in The...

Braylon Edwards: “I don’t want to watch any more clinching going on without me.”

Wed, 7 Dec 2011 16:09:01 CST

A look ahead to the final four games

With the NFC West officially wrapped up, the 49ers are looking ahead to their final four games of the regular season, but with an eye on the bigger playoff picture. While avoiding injuries and resting their starters are important, retaining the position of the No. 2 seed in the NFC playoff picture...
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