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Mike Garafolo of USA Today reports that a source has informed him that 49ers RB Kendall Hunter will miss the rest of the 2012 season after he suffered a left ankle injury during Sunday’s win over the Saints.
San Francisco also lost WR Kyle Williams for the season after he torn his ACL during the game.
Frank Gore figures to see an increased workload in the coming weeks, but Brandon Jacobs, who has been inactive for nearly the entire season, should also see more carries. It will be interesting to see if the 49ers work rookie LaMichael James into the mix, considering that he resembles Hunter’s skill set better than the other two backs.
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San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh has yet to commit to either Colin Kaepernick or Alex Smith as the team's starting quarterback. Tight end Vernon Davis thinks Alex Smith should be the one under center.
"It's difficult, but I think Alex is still the man," Davis said after Kaepernick led the 49ers to a 31-21 victory over the New Orleans Saints. "In my...
In the NFL it’s often said that success is contagious. Once a franchise taps into a winning formula, it’s used until the well runs dry. This is the case for the San Francisco 49ers and head coach Jim Harbaugh in 2012.
As everyone knows quarterback Alex Smith has seemingly been replaced as the Niners starting signal caller by the more elusive Colin Kaepernick. In doing so...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter (via Evan Silva), there are people around the NFL that believe the San Francisco 49ers will stick with Colin Kaepernick as their starting quarterback and not go back to Alex Smith.
Kaepernick was on a conference call yesterday with the St. Louis media. That could be a sign that he’ll be starting this week.
I really believe Kaepernick is more...
Jim Harbaugh announced today that Colin Kaepernick will start this week against the St Louis Rams. Harbaugh said that Colin, I believe has the hot hand and we’ll go with Colin. Of course he finished that sentence with, ‘and we’ll go with Alex. Both our guys.’
This really shouldn’t come as a surprise, the offense under Kaepernick just seems much more explosive. Regardless...
Jim Harbaugh already gambled in going with Colin Kaepernick over Alex Smith on Sunday. He now has to decide whether to let his winnings ride, although it might not be long before the 49ers head coach realizes the best course of action would have been to avoid the table completely.
Kaepernick has shown in his two starts that he has the potential to be an electric player in the NFL...
Rams coach Jeff Fisher is the latest person to be critical of 49ers defensive end Justin Smith, making a comment about his technique.
San Francisco 49ers running back Kendall Hunter is out for the season with an Achilles injury suffered in Sunday's victory over the New Orleans Saints. Hunter and wide receiver Kyle Williams, backups with regular roles in the offense and on special teams were placed on injured reserve. Williams has a torn ACL; Hunter reportedly has a torn left Achilles, an injury the 49ers...
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Colin Kaepernick will start at quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday at St. Louis.
Coach Jim Harbaugh made the announcement Wednesday that Kaepernick would go over Alex Smith after the second-year pro led the NFC West-leading Niners (8-2-1) to victories in the past two games, his first two NFL starts.
He says, "Colin we believe has the...
Jim Harbaugh has watched each of his two quarterbacks lead the San Francisco 49ers to big wins in hostile, road environments - Alex Smith in the season opener at Green Bay's Lambeau Field back in September among others, and Colin Kaepernick on Sunday at the New Orleans Superdome.
Which one gets the ball on Sunday when the 49ers travel to St. Louis? Harbaugh is still mum on that...
San Francisco running back Kendall Hunter is out for the season with an Achilles tear, the Sacramento Bee confirmed Tuesday.Fantasy Spin:CSN Bay Area expects Brandon Jacobs to get the first chance at replacing Hunter as Frank Gore's backup, with Anthony Dixon and rookie LaMichael James providing depth.