Cleveland Browns first-year coach Pat Shurmur spent the previous two seasons as St. Louis Rams offensive coordinator, so he's quite familiar with the 49ers' defense.
ALAMEDA -- NFL players generally circle the bye week as an opportunity to shut it down for a week.
It was quarterback Alex Smith's worst game of the season. But nobody is complaining because he delivered when the 49ers needed him the most.
ALAMEDA -- The Raiders' trade for Aaron Curry is complete. The former Seattle linebacker passed his physical Thursday afternoon.