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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.
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Thu, 10 Nov 2011 15:42:06 CST
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...
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...
Wed, 9 Nov 2011 19:00:39 CST
Thu, 10 Nov 2011 1:57:00 CST
When discussing the two quarterbacks who will be on the field Sunday at Candlestick Park, 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh described Eli Manning of the New York Giants and Alex Smith in much the same way. "He's every bit the elite quarterback as there is playing in the game right now," Harbaugh said of Smith. "I appreciate all the talent that he has and what he brings...
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...
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...
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.