Alex Smith and Frank Gore were both drafted by the 49ers in 2005, and in their first six years in San Francisco, the team averaged nearly 10 losses per season. On Sunday, they became NFC West champions.
Linebacker Patrick Willis is scheduled to undergo an MRI examination Monday on his right hamstring after exiting Sunday's game in the first quarter. The injury is not believed to be serious.
Alex Smith, Kyle Williams and the 49ers' offense looked sharp, the defense pitched a shutout, and Jim Harbaugh's squad dominated the Rams from start to finish, giving San Francisco its first NFC West title in nine years.
Linebacker Patrick Willis, a 49ers four-time Pro Bowl selection in his first four NFL seasons, sustained a right hamstring strain in the first quarter against the St. Louis Rams and was doubtful to return to action.
Frank Gore etched his name into the 49ers' record book Sunday as the franchise's all-time NFL rushing leader in the second quarter Sunday against the Rams.
A.J. Feeley, getting the start in place of injured Sam Bradford, stands in the way of the 49ers clinching the NFC West. Meanwhile, the 49ers will be without WR Braylon Edwards, who is nursing knee and shoulder ailments.
Today's game against the Rams is the easiest-remaining game on schedule for 49ers. Does it classify as a "must win"?
The 49ers allowed nine sacks in their most recent game, and on Sunday Chris Long, who has seven sacks in his last five games, visits Candlestick Park. Can Anthony Davis keep Long from getting to Alex Smith?
Three banks have promised to lend a combined 850 million to help pay for the construction of the 68,500 seat, voter-approved 49ers stadium in Santa Clara, city officials announced Friday.
Braylon Edwards didn't practice all week, and is expected to sit out Sunday, but another 49ers receiver is off the injury report for the first time this season.
Michael Crabtree, Braylon Edwards, Ted Ginn Jr., and Kyle Williams were fined 5,000 for uniform violations stemming back to the 49ers' 16-6 Thanksgiving loss to the Ravens. Was it the socks, or the shoes?
Calling back the 49ers' 75-yard touchdown against Baltimore -- for what was technically a chop block -- was punishment enough, the NFL determined Friday.
There have been a lot of questions recently about the 49ers' receiver situation, but this one is the most interesting: if DeSean Jackson is released by the Eagles would San Francisco be interested?
Team president Jed York announced Thursday night the 49ers will not raise ticket prices for the 2012 season.
Receiver Braylon Edwards sat out his second day of practice in a row as he rests a knee that has given him problems since he sustained torn cartilage in a Week 2 loss to the Dallas Cowboys.