Tight end Vernon Davis expressed surprise at Jim Harbaugh's game plan following the overtime loss to the Dallas Cowboys. This week, the coach and the player talked it out.
Receiver Braylon Edwards might not be the only 49ers offensive starter out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Cincinnati Bengals.
Braylon Edwards, who was injured on the third play of the 49ers' loss Sunday to the Dallas Cowboys, will not play this week.
Phillip Adams, among the 49ers' final cuts, signed with the Patriots on Wednesday.
Taylor Mays is rounding into shape after missing a couple weeks with a knee injury.
On Sunday, Nate Clements will be facing an offense that looks nothing like the one he saw while with the 49ers, he said. And he sees an offensive philosophy under new coach Jim Harbaugh that plays to the strengths of quarterback Alex Smith.
The 49ers worked hard to forge a 10-point advantage late in the game against Dallas. But when they needed a late drive, it all fell apart.
With the 49ers thin at wide receiver and cornerback due to injuries, are they actively in the market looking to make a deal? Probably not.
Receiver Braylon Edwards, who sustained a right knee sprain that limited him to the first three plays of Sunday's game, is listed as day-to-day, 49ers general manager Trent Baalke said Monday on 95.7 The Game.
Safety Dashon Goldson and cornerback Shawntae Spencer both entered this season with 32-game streaks as starters in the 49ers' secondary. And they might get their chances this week to return to the lineup.
It appears unlikely the 49ers would add a wide receiver this week who could make any kind of immediate impact. Kyle Williams was the 49ers' third receiver. Joshua Morgan and Ted Ginn saw most of the action in two-receiver formations against the Cowboys.
Coach Jim Harbaugh attempts to identify what works best for the 49ers' offense.
Ricky Jean Francois had teammates coming up to him Monday morning in the locker room telling him how his kick blocking near-miss actually might have benefited Dallas Cowboys kicker Dan Bailey on his game-tying 48-yard field goal on the final play of regulation to force overtime.
Of the 44 times the Dallas quarterbacks dropped back, the 49ers sent extra pass rushers just nine times.