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49ers safety Donte Whitner has delivered punishing blows all season and is now drawing comparisons to Ronnie Lott, arguably the hardest hitter in 49ers history.
San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh typically doesn’t root for other NFL teams, but this week was different as he pulled for the New York Giants to beat the Green Bay Packers during Sunday’s divisional round.
“I never really root,” Harbaugh said. “It feels like one of those things — be careful what you wish for. Just watch the two teams play, and if I ever...
What with the stirring, stunning and ultimately stimulating football contest Saturday, it'd be hard not to be whipped up into a fresh frenzy for your San Francisco 49ers, who host the New York football Giants on Sunday for the right to compete in the Super Bowl.
But chances are many of the hooting and hollering fans bedecked in fresh red and gold duds have never ventured out...
Wed, 18 Jan 2012 20:17:52 CST
The hit safety Donte Whitner laid on New Orleans tailback Pierre Thomas will never be forgotten by many 49ers fans.
Tue, 17 Jan 2012 13:36:50 CST
Wed, 18 Jan 2012 11:24:24 CST
The NFC East champion Giants (11-7) travel to Candlestick Park to face the NFC West champion San Francisco 49ers in classic matchup of two of the league’s most storied franchises. From the NFL media guys….
The NFC Championship Game marks the eighth postseason meeting between the Giants and 49ers, with San Francisco currently holding a 4-3 edge in the series. New York won the...
Tight end Delanie Walker was San Francisco’s leading receiver the first time the team faced the Giants. Out since Week 16 with a broken jaw, it sounds like Walker may return for the NFC championship game. Walker said on Twitter that he will return to the lineup. Coach Jim Harbaugh says the doctors haven’t determined…
Mon, 16 Jan 2012 15:27:16 CST
It's taken just one year for Jim Harbaugh to undo nearly a decade's worth of missteps and restore the San Francisco 49ers back to prominence.
When addressing his 49ers players this week, Jim Harbaugh can point to the monumental miss in his 15-year NFL career: He came a Hail Mary short of making the Super Bowl.
Joe Staley and Anthony Davis, the 49ers' starting offensive tackles, huddled at Staley's home Sunday to see if their NFC Championship game opponent would be the New York Giants or the favored Green Bay Packers.