SAN FRANCISCO -- The last time David Akers attempted an onside kick was in December against the New York Giants.Akers, then with Philadelphia Eagles, had a successful onside kick in the midst of th
SAN FRANCISCO -- This week's "Matchup to Watch" is more like a "Comparison to Watch."The 49ers (7-1) face the New York Giants (6-2) on Sunday at Candlestick Park in a game
SANTA CLARA -- When discussing the two quarterbacks who will be on the field Sunday at Candlestick Park, 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh described Eli Manning of the New York Giants and Alex Smith in much
SANTA CLARA -- The 49ers have played the New York Giants three times since Alex Smith's rookie season, but Smith has never been on the field for any of those games due to injuries.