Defense and special teams stood out in the 49ers' win over Seattle. But what happened to the run game? Matt Maiocco pores over each player's role on offense in San Francisco's Opening Day triumph.
The 49ers signed former Boise State running back Ian Johnson to their practice squad on Monday. The 49ers released running back Xavier Omon from the practice squad.
Here's the entire transcript from Harbaugh's day-after game press conference, courtesy of the 49ers' public relations department.
Jim Harbaugh was only going to get one chance to win his NFL coaching debut. And he accomplished that against Pete Carroll, his heated rival from their days together in the old Pac-10 Conference.
49ers Insider Matt Maiocco reported all the action in the regular season opener live from the Candlestick Park press box. You can follow along here.
49ers Insider Matt Maiocco is reporting live from the Candlestick Park press box during the regular season opener against the Seahawks. You can follow along with all his observations with this constantly updated blog page.
Veteran Madieu Williams will start at 49ers free safety for Dashon Goldson, who has been out for more than a week with knee soreness.
Once inside Candlestick Park, a couple things that stand out is the amount of coaching that's going on out there. Offensive line coach Mike Solari is working with rookies Daniel Kilgore and Mike Person -- neither of whom is expected to be among the 49ers' 46 active players.
On the 10th anniversary of the 911 terrorist attacks, thoughts and memories will swirl like the winds at Candlestick Park. For players and fans alike, the playing of the National Anthem is a special moment.
The 49ers open the regular season on Sunday at Candlestick Park against Pete Carroll and the Seattle Seahawks. Aside from the head coaching battle, Matt Maiocco highlights some of the key matchups.
Safety Dashon Goldson was not suited up for practice Friday afternoon for the 49ers' final practice of the week and he is not expected to be in uniform when the 49ers face the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday in the regular-season opener.
The 49ers' defense was basic during the exhibition season, as the 49ers did little more than the occasional stunt and most basic blitzes. But this week Fangio streamlined his plan of attack specifically for Sunday's game against Seattle.
What do Raiders QB Jason Campbell and 49ers QB Alex Smith have in common? More than you might think, as evidenced by this pre-Week 1 conversation with Insiders Paul Gutierrez and Matt Maiocco.
The NFL season kicks off Thursday night. Sure enough, 49ers guard Mike Iupati will have his TV tuned to a football game. But he won't be watching the Green Bay-New Orleans season-opening NFL game on NBC.