Special teams coach Brad Seely, whose units played a pivotal role in the 49ers' remarkable season, is reportedly scheduled to interview Wednesday for the Colts head-coaching position.
Long-snapper Brian Jennings, the longest-tenured 49ers player, has been added to the NFC Pro Bowl roster as a "need" player. Jennings, a 12-year veteran, will make his second career appearance in the Pro Bowl.
Instead of an interception, Tarell Brown and Dashon Goldson's collision knocked Brown from the game, the pass fell incomplete, and Brown's replacement Tramaine Brock gave up Mario Manningham's 4th quarter TD.
Had head linesman Mark Hittner not ruled forward progress on Ahmad Bradshaw's fumble, the 49ers would have had the ball at the Giants' 18-yard line with 2:15 remaining. Jim Harbaugh believes it was a bad call.
Alex Smith is an unrestricted free agent but is expected to be back with the 49ers next season. Jim Harbaugh made it clear, however, that despite Smith's success in 2011, every starting job must be earned.
He's not in a rush, but Alex Smith thinks he and the 49ers will get a new deal done before his current contract expires in March. More: Ratto: Crabtree's comments Road gets harder in 2012
Kyle Williams, whose two mishandled punts were pivotal plays in the 49ers' 20-17 overtime loss to the New York Giants on Sunday, stood at his locker room to answer questions Monday.
Will the 49ers conduct an open competition for the starting QB job next year? Will Kyle Williams be back? Will they draft a wide receiver? Matt Maiocco digs into his mailbag a day after the 49ers' toughest loss in years.
San Francisco's multi-talented tight end hadn't played since sustaining a fractured jaw on Christmas Eve. Sunday he "was capable of handling it all."
The 49ers fell 20-17 to the Giants in OT, their Super Bowl dreams dashed by a failure to execute in the clutch at a soggy Candlestick Park. Ratto: Williams' place in 49ers history Box Score Video
The 49ers' dramatic playoff run came to a bitter end when the Giants kicked a game-winning field goal in OT to advance to Super Bowl XLVI with a 20-17 victory.
Tight end Delanie Walker will return to the 49ers' lineup for the first time since sustaining a fractured jaw, but receiverreturner Ted Ginn. is inactive. MORE: NFC Championship news Photo gallery Fan chat!
Nobody could've expected seven months after 'Camp Alex' that the 49ers would be playing host to the NFC Championship Game on Sunday.More: NFC Championship coverage Video Who has the edge?
The 49ers and Giants arrived at their hotels at approximately the same time. The difference is the Giants endured a nearly two-hour flight delay. More: NFC Championship coverage Video Who has the edge?
He may not be active for the NFC Championship Game, but Shawntae Spencer is finding ways to reach his 49ers fanbase. Life-long "Faithful" Jim Barone can attest.