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Sun, 25 Dec 2011 6:00:00 CST
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Larry Grant and Marshawn Lynch probably didn't exchange Christmas cards after Saturday's game, as Grant mocked Lynch during a celebration in the closing minutes of San Francisco's win. After forcing a fumble late in the game, Grant ran over to where some 49ers fans were seated, at which point the 26-year-old linebacker was fed a nice little treat. The fans poured Skittles...
Tight end Delanie Walker was removed from the field by cart after having his helmet kicked off his head unintentionally by Seattle linebacker LeRoy Hill. Walker was trying to cut block on a defensive end on a run play when Hill jumped over the felled Walker in pursuit of Frank Gore.
Sat, 24 Dec 2011 10:02:01 CST
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis will have only one more chance if he wants game reps before his team embarks on its first playoff run since 2002.
Vernon Davis has stepped it up for the San Francisco 49ers this season in ways that go beyond the star tight end's typical contributions to the team's passing game.
Just so you know, the San Francisco 49ers are doing it all wrong.
In a league that values the passing game most of all, and allows Super Bowls to be won by teams with horrible defenses and rushing attacks, the 49ers rebuilt by Jim Harbaugh in less than one full calendar year are about those exact things — running and stopping the run. Their quarterback, Alex Smith, is a one-time...
Before David Akers helped take down the Seahawks, the 49ers ' placekicker went down in history Saturday. Akers, who had a game-winning 39-yard field goal with 2:57 left in San Francisco's 19-17 victory, set the NFL's...
At some point during their extreme makeover this season, the 49ers received a long-missing backbone. Running back Frank Gore believes the procedure took place around 2:30 p.m. EDT on Oct. 2 when the 49ers entered the...
Frank Gore has been a 49er long enough to know how dire circumstances can set up a loss.But neither a blocked punt nor an ensuing Seattle Seahawks rushing touchdown would doom the 49ers on Saturday, even if their fourth-quarter lead vanished from those plays.
The 49ers have returned to prominence, are seeking the NFC's No. 2 playoff seed, and much of the credit can go to kicker David Akers. Still, Akers faces some stiff competition for Hardest-Working Man honors.