Posted October 09, 2013 on AP on Fox
Colin Kaepernick strolled through the 49ers' locker room with about a dozen or so reporters, then made his way into a small nook where several offensive linemen sat in front of their stalls. After some lighthearted protests and ribbing from his teammates left the 25-year-old quarterback chuckling quietly, Kaepernick turned stone-faced serious when questioned about San Francisco's passing game. A season-opening win against Green Bay in which he threw for more than 400 yards and three touchdowns was supposed to have raised the bar for Kaepernick. Instead it's turned out to be the high-water mark, and the 36th overall pick in 2011 has had a difficult time getting back to that point. On the flip side, the 49ers have won three of four since defeating the Packers and they've done it behind a resurgent running game that has made passing the ball almost an afterthought in recent weeks. ''The only stat I really care about is whether we won or not,'' Kaepe...

San Francisco 49ers: Back on track?

The San Francisco 49ers have now won two straight after they beat the Houston Texans 34-3 in a game where the Niner defense dominated.   Termaine Brock’s interception return for touchdown early in the first quarter set the tone as the Houston offense was completely shut down and ended the night committing four turnovers three of which where Shaub’s interceptions. The 49ers...

Are Aldon Smith’s days numbered in San Francisco?

  Aldon Smith was one of the most feared pass rushers at the beginning of the season.  He has become an elite pass rusher in this league but now the 49ers may not see him for the rest of the season.  Earlier this week, it was reported by NBC Bay Area that Smith may be facing three felony charges of possession of assault weapons.  These charges are related to the party at Smith’s...

49ers claim QB McLeod Bethel-Thompson off waivers

The San Francisco 49ers have claimed former Vikings quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson and released John Skelton, who they recently signed. Bethel-Thompson went undrafted back in 2011 and was actually on the Niners’ practice squad that same season.   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post 49ers claim QB McLeod Bethel-Thompson off waivers appeared first on Pro Football Zone.

Brock’s huge game may spell the end for Asomugha

Tramaine Brock (@49ers)   Nnamdi Asomugha was supposed to revitalize his career in San Francisco.  After two unforgettable seasons in Philadelphia, he was released.  Asomugha signed a one-year non-guaranteed contract with the San Francisco 49ers this offseason.  Coming into the season, Asomugha was the number three cornerback behind Carlos Rogers and Tarell Brown and now because...

Police found an AR-10 Hog Gun in Aldon Smith’s home

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network,  one of the felony gun charges against 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith states that police found a, ArmaLite AR-10 in his home.   As you can see from the photo above,  this is not your typical gun. I would love to know why Smith needed such an advanced weapon in his home.   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet...

Aldon Smith Faces Weapons Charges

Linebacker of the San Francisco 49ers Aldon Smith has already had his fair share of legal issues.  But they are just about to get worse as he now faces criminal charges relating to a shooting during a party at his house. Back in June 0f 2012, Smith had a party where he was stabbed and where two party goers where shot. Deputies later found assault rifles, magazines and ammunition...

Boldin's playmaking, leadership impress 49ers

TEMPE, Ariz. -- San Francisco receiver Anquan Boldin was rather subdued in his media conference call Wednesday, shrugging off this week's meeting with his old team. "Im four years removed from Arizona," Boldin said. "I barely know any of the guys there, so its not a big deal for me." Boldin did admit that his trade from Baltimore to San Francisco in the...

DA: Aldon Smith Faces Felony Charges

It is now official, Aldon Smith will be facing three felony weapons charges. Sources told the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit the Santa Clara County District Attorney has filed three felony charges of possession of assault weapons against 49ers All-Pro linebacker Aldon Smith. The charges stem from a 2012 house party hosted by Smith where he was stabbed and two others were shot...

Aldon Smith charged with felony weapons possession

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was charged Wednesday with three felony counts of illegal possession of an assault weapon, stemming from a party at his home in June 2012. The Santa Clara County district attorney's office said in announcing the charges that Smith is expected to surrender on his own later this month. The 24-year-old Smith is...

San Francisco 49ers: What Do New Charges Mean For Aldon Smith?

News broke today that the Santa Clara County District Attorney filed three felony counts of illegal possession of assault weapons, resulting from what was found at Aldon Smith’s home after of a 2012 party in which Smith stabbed and two other men were shot. District attorney Jeff Rosen said that these weapons are highly capable of producing violent outcomes beyond any use as recreational...

Harbaugh: McDonald's MRI checks out fine

Defensive end Ray McDonald is not expected to be out of action an extended period of time after the 49ers received the results on his MRI examination. “We dodged a bullet there” 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said Tuesday morning on his KNBR radio show. “It looks like Ray might have walked one off." McDonald sustained a right biceps strain Sunday night in the third quarter...

San Francisco 49ers: Rookie Spotlight On Eric Reid

I wondered who would get the loudest cheers when I found out that the defense was going to be introduced at the Houston Texans vs San Francisco 49ers game. Patrick Willis was not going to be cleared to suit up for this game. Usually, he is the one the gets the loudest response when his name is announced. The next most logical choice would be Navorro Bowman. He was introduced first...

49ers LB Aldon Smith faces felony gun charges

The District Attorney has filed three felony assault weapons charges against San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith stemming from a 2012 incident.

Donte Whitner's 'Hitner' name change request document surfaces

Below if the official document that Donte Whitner filed to have his last named change the “Hitner,” per TMZ. In the doc, Donte explains that he wants to make the change because it will be beneficial to his career as a pro football player and in other business ventures. As we previously reported, the process usually takes about 6 weeks before the name change is granted by a...

McDonald Expects to Play vs. Cardinals

San Francisco defensive tackle Ray McDonald expects to play Sunday when the 49ers host the Arizona Cardinals.
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