As expected, NT Isaac Sopoaga is inactive for the 49ers, but CB Shawntae Spencer and another key member of the secondary are both active against the Bucs.
Rookie Aldon Smith recorded one tackle and no sacks in his first three games of the season. Last week against the Philadelphia Eagles, he recorded five tackles and 1.5 sacks.
Through the years, nearly every significant football decision with the Raiders was traced back to Al Davis.
The 49ers took a look at some veteran running backs on Tuesday, and third-string back Anthony Dixon says he is taking it as a challenge to get after it.
Shawntae Spencer, who missed the 49ers' first two games with a hamstring injury, and missed practice time this week due to a toe injury, practiced Friday and is questionable for Sunday.
Cornerback Shawntae Spencer, who did not practice Wednesday and Thursday due to a toe injury, was back on the field Friday during the portion of practice that is open to the media.
The Buccaneers embarrassed the 49ers last year 21-0 but the 49ers get a chance to redeem themselves Sunday. Can Dashon Goldson keep Josh Freeman in check? What are the other key matchups?
Few people would compare Justin Smith's fourth-quarter strip of Jeremy Maclin in Week 4 to the single greatest play in 49ers history, but Vic Fangio did exactly that.
Isaac Sopoaga's recent staph infection comes on the heels of three previous infections incurred by Joshua Morgan, Keith Lewis and and Ricky Jean Francois.
Nose tackle Isaac Sopoaga, who also made a major contribution on the 49ers' offense the past two weeks as a blocking back, did not practice Wednesday due to an infection.
When Alex Smith was cleaning out his locker in January, he was wearing a San Diego Padres hat. So what's behind the switch to the Giants lid?
The 49ers worked out free-agent running backs Dimitri Nance, Jalen Permele and Tyrell Sutton on Tuesday, a league source told CSNBayArea.com.
The 49ers' defense may have given up a lot of yards against the Eagles, but they kept Philly out of the endzone in the second half, keeping the door ajar for their big comeback.
Alex Smith started slowly, but his second half was spectacular. Insider Matt Maiocco goes up and down the offensive roster with a fine tooth comb to look at the players who engineered an unlikely win in Philadelphia.