San Francisco 49ers kicker Phil Dawson was announced Thursday as the winner of the Bill Walsh Award for the team’s most valuable player.
SANTA CLARA – Jaquiski Tartt’s rookie season has likely come to an end after eight starts in place of injured 49ers veteran strong safety Antoine Bethea.
SANTA CLARA – St. Louis Rams rookie running back Todd Gurley, the league’s No. 3 rusher, is doubtful to face the 49ers on Sunday in the season finale for both teams.
SANTA CLARA –- Jimmie Ward’s welcome-to-the-NFL moment was actually three moments in Week 2 of his rookie season.
SANTA CLARA -- Coach Jim Tomsula on Monday identified young defensive backs Jimmie Ward and Jaquiski Tartt as players around whom the 49ers can build as leaders for the future.