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San Francisco 49ers
The 49ers once again will be sending nine players to the Pro Bowl. The players selected are Frank Gore, Joe Staley, Mike Iupati, Patrick Willis, NaVorro Bowman, Aldon Smith, Justin Smith, Dashon Goldson and Donte Whitner. Out of the nine, seven of them selected will start.
The Whitner/Goldson are the first safeties from the same team to start a Pro Bowl since 2005.
The 49ers Pro Bowl alternates are Alex Boone, Ahmad Brooks, Anthony Davis, Vernon Davis, Jonathan Goodwin, Andy Lee, Carlos Rogers and CJ Spillman.
We all know however, that none of the players named above will be playing in the Pro Bowl, since they’ll be playing in the Super Bowl instead…
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Sometimes you don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone and without Justin Smith the San Francisco 49ers defense immediately becomes average. Since Smith left the game in the second half against the New England Patriots, the 49ers defense has given up 76 points. Let me repeat that – 76 points! That is just pathetic. If Smith doesn’t return for the playoffs the defense...
Is A.J. Jenkins a bust? The 1st round draft pick of the 49ers hasn't caught a single pass this year, which is rather glaring given the injuries the team has suffered at the wide receiver position this season. But what can history tell us about Jenkins' prospects?If we look back at other wide receivers previously drafted by the 49ers, those that didn't get off to a hot...
The San Francisco 49ers will send nine players to represent the NFC in the 2012 Pro-Bowl. Representing San Francisco will be: Aldon Smith NaVorro Bowman Mike Iupati Donte Whitner. Frank Gore Dashon Goldson Justin Smith Joe Staley Patrick Willis. According to Cam Inman of the San Jose Mercury News var switchTo5x=true; stLight.options...
While the San Francisco 49ers recently lost wide receiver
Mario Manningham for the remainder of the season, injured tight end Vernon Davis
should be available for the team’s regular season finale against the Arizona
Cardinals, reports Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area.
Davis should be available for the 49ers’ regular-season
finale against the Cardinals after sustaining a mild concussion...
Patrick Willis believes the San Francisco 49ers can still be a great defense even without All-Pro tackle Justin Smith.
The 49ers might have to spend the rest of this season finding out whether or not Willis, their All-Pro linebacker and defensive leader, is correct.
Smith is unlikely to play Sunday in the regular-season finale against Arizona because of a partially torn left triceps...
The San Francisco 49ers have been gashed for big yardage after DT Justin Smith was injured on Dec. 16th against the New England Patriots, and he is unlikely to play in the season finale against the Arizona Cardinals due to his partially torn left triceps.
Moving forward after the finale, his status for the playoffs is uncertain as well. He could either miss some or all of the post...
A.J. Jenkins' time is now. Following Sunday's season-ending knee injury to Mario Manningham, the 49ers' first-round pick finally figures to be a part of a game plan. He's been active three times this season, but has yet to catch a pass, while sitting behind the team's veteran stable of receivers. Jenkins has quietly gone about his business, trying to soak...
Mario Manningham limped through the locker room on crutches, holding a towel around his waist while trying to keep his head high and sport a smile.
That's not an easy thing to do for the San Francisco 49ers right now.
Manningham is out of the season with left knee injury after he getting tackled low by Leroy Hill and fumbling in the third quarter of San Francisco's 42-13...
THAT'S NOT VERY NICE
I’m not really sure what the Seahawks fan thought Bowman was going to do to the sign when he handed it to him, but he couldn’t have been totally shocked that Bowman ripped it. I will say this, Bowman did just as bad of a job ripping that sign as the 49ers did playing defense on Sunday night. He’s a huge guy and he could only rip off a little corner? If you’re going...
It’s become more than apparent that the San Francisco 49ers intend to move forward with Colin Kaepernick as their starting quarterback, which means that Alex Smith‘s time with the franchise is likely coming to an end in the next few months.
There are a number of teams in need of help at the quarterback position and Smith has been tossed out as a potential option for teams like...
San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis, who suffered a concussion in the game against Seattle, is not practicing Wednesday.Fantasy Spin:Forty-Niners coach Jim Harbaugh called it minor and is optimistic that he will play on Sunday, but these days any concussion requires testing. Davis hasn't done much over the past four games catching a total of five passes for 56 yards and no scores.
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The San Francisco 49ers aren’t exactly the superstar team they were back in the 80′s, but with Jim Harbaugh coaching, and the team playing well the last few years, they’ve regained some of their swag. Actor Danny Glover stopped by practice to visit with Harbaugh, who he’s friendly with, and met up with Vernon Davis and some of the other fellas. Danny...
Patrick Willis believes the 49ers can still be a great defense even without All-Pro tackle Justin Smith. The Niners might have to spend the rest of this season finding out whether or not Willis, their All-Pro linebacker and defensive leader, is correct.
Last week: 1 (-5)
Net points per drive: 0.70 (5th)
DVOA: 30.8% (4th)
Weighted DVOA: 26.8 (5th)
LG Mike Iupati: Allowed 1 quarterback hurry on 43 pass block snaps, run blocked for 18 yards on 2 attempts
RG Alex Boone: Allowed 1 quarterback hurry on 43 pass block snaps, run blocked for 6 yards on 1 attempt
RT Anthony Davis: Did not allow a pressure on 43 pass block...