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The San Francisco 49ers are Limping into Denver
October 16th, 2014 at 4:56 PM
While the San Francisco 49ers have quieted the early season critics (for now) since going on a three-game winning streak, the Niners appear to be physically hurting as they prepare for their premiere match-up with the defending AFC Champions, the Denver Broncos. ***PHOTO1*** The 49ers have been dealing with injuries all year,...

Surprise, Surprise…San Francisco 49ers Re-sign Kassim Osgood
October 10th, 2014 at 5:46 PM
Just two days ago, Kassim Osgood was released by the San Francisco 49ers in order to make room for Bubba Ventrone, but on Friday, Osgood was re-signed and is expected to suit up against the Rams in St. Louis this Sunday. ***PHOTO1*** Third string quarterback Josh Johnson was released to make room...

Vernon Davis Inactive Against the Kansas City Chiefs
October 5th, 2014 at 1:14 PM
Pro Bowl tight end Vernon Davis will not suit up against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday. Davis suffered a lower back injury against the Philadelphia Eagles last week and did not return to action. In his place, second-year player Vance McDonald will get the start at tight end. ***PHOTO1*** McDonald has had...

Neglecting Gore and 1-2 Start Looks Awfully Similar to 2013 for the San Francisco 49ers
September 26th, 2014 at 5:30 PM
Through three games, San Francisco 49ers starting running back Frank Gore has only 37 touches (35 carries, two receptions) so far. In each game, Gore has seen his touches decrease from the previous one; 16 in week one, 15 in week two (only 13 carries) and six in week three....

San Francisco 49ers Add Depth at Tight End; Waive Josh Johnson
September 20th, 2014 at 7:07 PM
The San Francisco 49ers could be without tight ends Vernon Davis and Vance McDonald when they face the Arizona Cardinals this Sunday afternoon. As a result, the Niners promoted Asante Cleveland from the practice squad. ***PHOTO1*** If Davis (ankle/knee) and McDonald (knee) aren't able to suit up due to injures, then Cleveland,...

San Francisco 49ers’ 3rd String Tight End May Have a Big Role in Division Matchup
September 20th, 2014 at 3:29 PM
***PHOTO1*** The San Francisco 49ers starting Pro Bowl tight end Vernon Davis is dealing with a knee and ankle issue, while backup Vance McDonald is also nursing a knee injury. Neither one is a guarantee to even be active for tomorrows matchup against divisional foe, the Arizona Cardinals. Which then leads...

San Francisco 49ers Hoping Anthony Davis Can Return in Arizona
September 18th, 2014 at 6:57 PM
***PHOTO1*** The San Francisco 49ers had a major opportunity to head into Week 3 with a 2-0 record, however, after collapsing halfway through their matchup with the Chicago Bears, the Niners are a bit banged up and are hoping to avoid starting 1-2. In order to do so, the Niners may...

San Francisco 49ers Look to Open Levi’s Stadium with a Bang; 3 “X-Factors”
September 14th, 2014 at 2:22 PM
The San Francisco 49ers quieted the doubters in the season opener against the Dallas Cowboys with a 28-17 victory. In order to build on those good vibes, the Niners will look to give the home crowd a hearty welcome in Levi's Stadium's first regular season game. Here's my three "X-Factors" for...

San Francisco 49ers Right Guard Alex Boone Hoping to Play More in Week 2
September 11th, 2014 at 3:58 PM
San Francisco 49ers right guard Alex Boone held out virtually the entire training camp, but the Niner coaching staff held Boone out for virtually the entire first game. Boone hopes to see a much larger role in the teams second game of the season this Sunday evening. ***PHOTO1*** Boone returned to the...

San Francisco 49ers Guard Alex Boone Officially Named to the 53-man Roster; Special-teamer Released
September 6th, 2014 at 6:29 PM
***PHOTO1*** On Saturday, the San Francisco 49ers activated right guard Alex Boone from the exempt list and was officially named to the active 53-man roster. By activating Boone a day before the season begins for the Niners, the team may be indicating that Boone will indeed be ready to play Week 1...

San Francisco 49ers Defensive Lineman Ray McDonald Will Play in Season Opener
September 5th, 2014 at 10:04 PM
Head Coach Jim Harbaugh has been vocal and stern against players who are involved with domestic violence, however, the San Francisco 49ers coach announced this past Friday that defensive tackle Ray McDonald will play in the season opener against the Dallas Cowboys. ***PHOTO1*** McDonald was arrested early Sunday on suspicion of domestic...

Notes from San Francisco 49ers Training Camp: LaMichael James, Antoine Bethea and Alex Boone
August 22nd, 2014 at 11:39 PM
- Running back LaMichael James will make his preseason debut this Sunday against the San Diego Chargers. The third-year pro suffered a dislocated right elbow early in training camp (July 27th to be exact) and it was thought at the time of the injury that James would be ready for the...

What to Watch for During the San Francisco 49ers Second Exhibition Game
August 16th, 2014 at 10:31 PM
The San Francisco 49ers take on the Denver Broncos on Sunday with the winner...getting nothing, yet the loser...well nothing happens to them either. Yes, the result of the actual game may not matter, but here are still some aspects of the game that do. ***PHOTO1*** Backing up Kaep: Its been a rocky...

Media Day on Tuesday Held a Lot of Questions for Alex Smith
January 31st, 2013 at 3:58 PM
Tuesday was media day for the San Francisco 49ers, and they had thousands of reports and journalists clamoring for answered questions and game day preparation notes. In the midst of all that hoopla stood a very stoic number 11 to take on the media onslaught. Back up quarterback Alex Smith...

Super Bowl Insider Report Part 3: Special Teams and Coaches
January 30th, 2013 at 12:35 PM
Again, with the help of Josh Michael over at Ravens101.com, we get an inside look at the Baltimore Ravens team. This time he has been kind enough to answer some key questions regarding special teams and coaches. With this final installment of Insider Report, 49ers101 wishes Josh and the Ravens the...

Super Bowl Insider Report Part II: Baltimore Ravens Defense
January 29th, 2013 at 1:54 PM
Our friend over at Ravens101.com, head writer Josh Michael, has once again been kind enough to answer a few questions for 49ers nation. This time the focus was on the defensive side of the ball and the expectations going into the Super Bowl. To view the questions and answers that...

Super Bowl Insider Report Part 1: Questions for Baltimore Ravens
January 28th, 2013 at 1:21 PM
In preparation for the Super Bowl, the San Francisco 49ers have a multitude of questions that they will be asked leading up to the game. It’s a right of passage over these next few days for the players and coaches, which are termed media days. We at 49ers101 also have...

Brother Versus Brother in Super Bowl XLVII, but not According to John and Jim
January 25th, 2013 at 1:56 PM
It is being billed as the Harbaugh Bowl, but you wouldn’t be able to tell by the two brothers for which the name derives itself from. Both 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh and his older brother Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh have been quite passive about the situation the two...

The 49ers Look to Exploit Weaknesses in the Ravens Game, If There are Any
January 23rd, 2013 at 2:40 PM
With the Super Bowl two weeks away, many are trying to find an edge or a weakness with both the San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Ravens. Certainly a difficult task to undertake, as both teams are categorically the two best teams in the league, and many opponent has already tried...

The San Francisco 49ers Travel to Atlanta to Take on the Falcons in the NFC Championship Game
January 18th, 2013 at 11:36 AM
This weekend the San Francisco 49ers will once again take the field in the NFC Championship game, though this time they will be playing away from home at the Georgia Dome to take on the Atlanta Falcons. The Falcons enter the game as the number one seed in the NFC...