The 49ers got huge contributions Sunday from rookie outside linebackerdefensive end Aldon Smith and cornerback Chris Culliver in the team's 25-19 victory over the Detroit Lions at Ford Field.
Parys Haralson and Adam Snyder sustained injuries that forced them out of the 49ers' lineup Sunday, but neither is expected to miss much time and their backups did just fine in their absence.
A skirmish broke out following the 49ers' 25-19 win over the Lions Sunday, when head coaches Jim Harbaugh and Jim Schwartz exchanged words on the field.
Despite committing 11 penalties in the first half, David Akers' 55-yard field goal as time expired gave the 49ers a 12-10 halftime lead.
With Braylon Edwards nursing a knee injury, and Joshua Morgan out for the remainder of the season, Ted Ginn Jr. will make his first start at WR. Who else is inactive for the 49ers?
WR Joshua Morgan sustained a fractured right lower leg against the Bucs, effectively ending his season. He has a message to all of the 49er faithful...
After a week of uncertainty, the 49ers list of player who will be inactive against the Lions is down to three, meaning Mike Iupati, Isaac Sopoaga and Shawntae Spencer will be ready.
Ndamukong Suh and Calvin Johnson pose serious matchup issues for every NFL team. Where will the onus of containing the two fall?
Lions wideout Calvin Johnson is the first player in NFL history to have nine receiving touchdowns after five games. So, how do you defense him? Donte Whitner: "Go up and compete with him for the football."
The 49ers and Detroit Lions have completed their Thursday practices, and here's a look at their practice participation reports for the day.
Mike Iupati is looking like he'll be ready for Sunday, and the 49ers received good news on Isaac Sopoaga, who missed last week's game.
On a conference call Thursday, Ndamukong Suh came off as a cordial and well-spoken. But on the field, he transforms into a quarterback-hitting, fine-attracting terror.
Urban Meyer on Alex Smith: "He's not a guy that you throw the ball out there and tell him, 'Go play.' He wants to know what is exactly expected of him and then he becomes a dynamite player."
Guard Mike Iupati did not practice Wednesday due to a left knee injury, as the 49ers began their week of work to get prepared to face the unbeaten Detroit Lions on Sunday.
Nose tackle Isaac Sopoaga returned to the 49ers' practice field Wednesday, but left guard Mike Iupati was an onlooker during the early portion of 49ers practice.