SANTA CLARA –- Once again, the 49ers’ defense saved the day.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Aldon Smith returned to action for the 49ers.
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SANTA CLARA -– Cornerback Tramaine Brock, who battled “turf toe” through the first nine games of the season, is expected to miss a game or two with a hamstring strain, a source told CSNBayArea.com
SANTA CLARA –- Running back Frank Gore, who was seen getting his right hip examined on the sideline during the 49ers’ loss to the St.