John Henry Johnson, a member of the 49ers' famed "Million Dollar Backfield," died Friday at the age of 81. "He holds a cherished place in both 49ers and NFL history," 49ers owner and co-chairman John York said.
Alex Smith got a econ degree from Utah in two years. He'll be teaching a course in 49ers' playbook after studying for a month.
Even though Alex Smith has been with the 49ers for six forgettable seasons, the former first overall pick says he's not going to take the easy way out.
Alex Smith, the former and future quarterback of the 49ers, is not acting like a player who is unsigned and uncertain of his future.
Alex Smith has company. Rookie Colin Kaepernick and veteran David Carr joined Smith on the practice field this week during the 11th week of the owners-imposed NFL lockout.
The NFL Coaches Association filed a brief in the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals in support of the players' antitrust lawsuit designed to force an end to the lockout. The coaches made the claim that they will also suffer irreparable harm with a continued lockout.
May 20, 2011MAIOCCO ARCHIVE49ERS PAGE 49ERS VIDEOMatt MaioccoCSNBayArea.comSeveral 49ers offensive players entered the team's Santa Clara practice facility on April 29 to meet with coaches du
Alex Smith's wife, Elizabeth, gave birth last week to the couple's first child. Coach Jim Harbaugh showed up at the hospital with flowers for the new mother, a source told CSN Bay Area. The 49ers confirmed Harbaugh's hospital visit.
The 49ers became aware of two defensive backs while cataloging 40-yard dash times at their pro days: TCU S Colin Jones and Fla. A&M CB Curtis Holcomb. Matt Maiocco has the details on the new, speedy 49er DBs.
While fourth-round pick Kendall Hunter could be a specialty running back initially, when 49ers general manager Trent Baalke turns on the video, he sees a player with a lot of versatility.
GM Trent Baalke returned to the film room Thursday to visit with the media and break down what attracted the 49ers to each of their rookies. What did he like about Aldon Smith?
May 12, 2011MAIOCCO ARCHIVE49ERS PAGE 49ERS VIDEOMatt MaioccoCSNBayArea.comSANTA CLARA -- The decision belongs to cornerback Nate Clements, 49ers general manager Trent Baalke said Thursday.Clement
Lawson led the 49ers with 6.5 sacks in 2009. But he was used primarily on first and second downs from the final six games of '09 through all last season.
Veteran 49ers offensive linemen Eric Heitmann and Adam Snyder, and their families, joined hundreds of walkers Saturday morning in the third annual Walk 4 Pancreatic Cancer at Santa Clara University.