Found November 11, 2011 on Niner Insider:
After dropping 30 pounds in the offseason and earning rave reviews during training camp, right guard Chilo Rachal appeared poised to fulfill the expectations the 49ers had when they made him the No. 39 pick in the 2008 draft. Safe to say, that breakout season hasn't materialized. Ten...

49ers' Ricky Jean Francois likely to start

Defensive coordinator Vic Fangio has said he considers backup Ricky Jean Francois a fourth starter on the 49ers ' three-man defensive line. And based on the iffy status of defensive tackle Ray McDonald , it appears as if Fangio's No. 4 man could be making his third start of the season when...

San Francisco 49ers: Is Alex Smith a Pro Bowl Quarterback This Season?

Thu, 10 Nov 2011 15:42:06 CST

49ers, Giants injury report; Harbaugh's view on importance of Sunday's game

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh is ready to take on the New York Giants this Sunday. With the 49ers at 7-1 and the Giants at 6-2, the importance of this matchup stands...

49ers-Giants participation reports

Wed, 9 Nov 2011 19:00:39 CST

49ers' Frank Gore once nearly joined Eli Manning

Thu, 10 Nov 2011 1:57:00 CST

Preview: NY Giants vs San Francisco 49ers Week 10

NFL week 10 preview, the NY Giants vs the San Francisco 49ers game to be played on Sunday 11/13 at Candlestick park. Game start time 4:15pm. Once again New York is an underdog, this week they face the best rushing defense in the NFL. San Francisco is favored by 3.5 points in the latest Week 10 NFL Point Spread. Similar to previous weeks the GMEN aren't given much of a chance...

Niners loving that winning feeling

Bruce Springsteen's "Glory Days" played on huge loud speakers, which most NFL teams use for mimicking crowd noise during practice. I heard one player say, "Aw, yeah, Bruce Springsteen!" This came before some begging for an unseen DJ to start the song over on his way out to the field to stretch. Don't know whose playlist it was, but, man, it was all over...

Leading Off: That 2005 draft now looks good for 49ers

The 49ers' 2005 draft has always screamed bust, simply because the denigrated Alex Smith occupied that No. 1 slot. Now, 2005 seems like an accidental dream year.
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