The 49ers' wide receiver situation could see little-played Brett Swain in the starting lineup in this weekend's finale; the Super Bowl champion says he is ready to step up.
With WR Ted Ginn still nursing a bad left ankle, there's a good chance Brett Swain could crack the starting lineup against the Rams this weekend. Ginn: "I believe in the guys in our room."
Patrick Willis went through limited practice, as he works his way back into playing shape. He is running full speed, which is a major step forward. More: Injury report Depth chart
Playoff tickets for the 49ers' first postseason appearance since 2002 will go on sale Tuesday to the general public.
His Twitter name is aldonsmithJETS, and it has nothing to do with the New York football team. JETS, he says, is an acronym for Just Enjoy This Stuff. More: Aldon Smith 2011 game logs NFL sack leaders
Patrick Willis is expected to be available for the 49ers' season finale Sunday, if the team decides to play him. Willis went through limited practice Wednesday, as the 49ers began preparations to face the St. Louis Rams.
Lots of reaction from fans on possible promotion of WR Joe Hastings to 49ers 53-man roster over T.O., others. So, why him?
Practice-squad receivers Joe Hastings and John Matthews will compete for the right to replace Braylon Edwards, 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said Wednesday.
Reportedly Steve Spagnuolo is "all but certain" he'll be the next Philadelphia Eagles defensive coordinator. Which means Sunday is his finale running the Rams.
Terrell Owens was not contacted by the 49ers to fill the roster slot left by newly departed Braylon Edwards, but that didn't stop him taking to Twitter to plead his case.
Rookie Aldon Smith may be having a Pro Bowl-season, but he will not be one of the 8 49ers players representing San Francisco in Hawaii. Our Insider provides a few reasons for the snub.
Frank Gore worked hard to return from a broken hip that sidelined him for the final five games of last season. The hard work paid off when he was named to the Pro Bowl for the third time in his career.
The NFC West-champion 49ers had eight players named to the initial NFC Pro Bowl team on Tuesday, four of whom were named starters.
Here is the entire defensive player-by-player review from the 49ers' 19-17 victory over the Seattle Seahawks on Saturday:Defensive linemen
Don't have time to watch film like a coach, or our 49ers Insider? We'll save you the time and throw in the expert analysis for free in this review of the 19-17 win in Seattle.