Jim Harbaugh: 'To see him Alex Smith respond that way and do things that move the chains, get you closer to first downs, put you in more manageable situations, as far as the down and distance is concerned, is something that's a real positive for our ball club."
Receiver Michael Crabtree and safety Dashon Goldson both were limited in 49ers' practice on Sunday, according to the team's official report to the league.
Receiver Michael Crabtree foot and safety Dashon Goldson knee were in full pads Wednesday on the 49ers' practice field but neither was active during warmup drills.
Matt Maiocco caught up with center Jonathan Goodwin, who described the 49ers' offensive gameplan vs. Seattle and provided an advanced scouting report on the Cowboys' talented front seven.
Do the 49ers need a veteran backup quarterback behind Alex Smith? Coach Jim Harbaugh has declined comment on whether 49ers have any interest in free-agent David Garrard, whom the Jacksonville Jaguars released last week.
Tony Romo on the 49ers: 'They play hard. It jumps off the tape that they're an aggressive team that goes to the whistle.'
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.