SAN FRANCISCO -- In a hallway at the Holiday Inn in Boardman, Ohio, 49ers left tackle Joe Staley supplied a quote that was bound to be revisited throughout the season."Contrary to what everybo
SAN FRANCISCO -- On a day rich with highlights at La Candeliere, four acts of blasphemy stood out.The first was the event itself -- the 49ers crushing Tampa Bay 48-3, the largest number of points a
SAN FRANCISCO -- Quarterback Alex Smith completed six of 10 passes for 92 yards, and the defense came up with two interceptions, as the 49ers jumped out to a 24-3 halftime lead over the Tampa Bay B
With Alex Smith under pressure, Kendall Hunter improvised and found a soft spot in the Eagles' defense. The resulting catch-and-run gained 44 yards and the coaches attention.