Alex Smith had two nice 9-yard gains on designed running plays against the Browns, but one of the plays did not end so well. Jim Harbaugh: "He shouldn't be sliding that late, feet first."
Using his large vise-grip hands and his 35-38-inch-long arms, Aldon Smith has quickly emerged as a special talent after being the 49ers' first pick in the 2011 NFL Draft.
Pass-rusher Aldon Smith, the No. 7 overall pick, has been named NFL defensive rookie of the month for October.
49ers defensive ends Ray McDonald and Justin Smith did not practice Wednesday on the first day the team began its on-field preparations to face the Redskins this Sunday.
Safety Dashon Goldson said Wednesday he was absolved of any wrongdoing for an illegal hit Sunday against the Cleveland Browns.
Coach Jim Harbaugh has gotten most -- if not all -- of the credit for the 49ers' remarkable turnaround. Wednesday, he gave the credit for the 49ers' efficiency on offense to his coordinator Greg Roman.
Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall provided an informative scouting report on the 49ers' offense Wednesday morning; he was uncharacteristically complimentary.
Aldon Smith picked up a sack in his fourth consecutive game, and the 49ers dropped Colt McCoy four times in total. But how did the rest of the defenders fare? Matt Maiocco breaks it down.
A good first half showing by the offense followed by a sloppy second half was still enough to get the 49ers by the Cleveland Browns in Week 8. Matt Maiocco goes player-by-player on offense from the 49ers' uneven 20-10 win.
The 49ers are establishing new records through the first seven games of the 2011 season. The Elias Sports Bureau has uncovered some interesting facts about this surprising San Francisco squad.
McDonald sustained a left hamstring strain in the second quarter of the 49ers' victory over the Cleveland Browns at Candlestick Park and did not return to action.
The 49ers ran 64 offensive plays on Sunday, using 33 different combinations of players at the five eligible positions. Matt Maiocco takes a look at each, including the 13 formations which included DT Isaac Sopoaga.
On the Browns' second offensive snap, Ahmad Brooks' helmet flew off in his pursuit of Colt McCoy. It didn't prevent him from sacking McCoy and forcing a fumble that the 49ers' offense converted into seven points.
Jim Harbaugh acknowledged that the 49ers were far from perfect in their 20-10 victory over the Browns on Sunday. However, a win is a win and the 49ers have six of them in seven tries.
Defensive end Ray McDonald sat out the final 2 12 quarters of the 49ers' 20-10 victory over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday with a left hamstring strain. Was anybody else injured?