Joshua Morgan's ankle injury has the 49ers looking for receiver options headed into their Week 6 clash in Detroit.
Entering the Monday night game, Alex Smith ranks third in the NFL with a 104.1 passer rating behind Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady. Here is a look at the numbers following the 49ers' 48-3 demolition of Tampa Bay in Week 5.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were complimentary of the 49ers' performance on Sunday before heading home with a 48-3 loss
In a hallway at the Holiday Inn in Boardman, Ohio, 49ers left tackle Joe Staley supplied a quote that was bound to be revisited throughout the season.
The 49ers have gotten off to a 4-1 record, which is their best start since 2002. That's the last year, of course, the 49ers went to the playoffs.
When cornerback Carlos Rogers signed a one-year contract with the 49ers after the lockout lifted, he brought with him a reputation for having stone hands.
The 49ers' victory came at a cost, as wide receiver Joshua Morgan sustained a fractured right ankle, a source close to Morgan told CSNBayArea.com's 49ers Insider Matt Maiocco on Sunday evening.
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.