Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 2/1/13
The San Francisco 49ers held their Thursday practice at the New Orleans Saints facility in Metairie, La, roughly around the same time the Baltimore Ravens practiced. We're told the two teams' practices overlapped by about 10 minutes. After 70 minutes, the 49ers left the outdoor field and moved into the Saints indoor facility, where they did something a little different for their kicker, according to the Sacramento Bee. In an effort to simulate the crowd noise that they'll hear Sunday, players spontaneously started to yell to create crowd noise for kicker David Akers. Aldon Smith even grabbed some kind of an amplifier to take it up a notch. ``That's the first time they ever have done that in two years,'' Harbaugh said of the manufactured crowd noise. ``David made all of them (field goals), which was even better. His mechanics are real good. That bodes well. Good things will happen for us in that area.'' Read more here: http://blogs.sacbee.com/49ers/archives/2013/01/pool-report-49ers-ravens-... var switchTo5x=true; stLight.options({publisher:''});
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