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
SANTA CLARA -- Running back Frank Gore was upbeat Thursday at his locker prior to 49ers practice, saying he feels much better than he did the week earlier this season that he was listed as question
SANTA CLARA -- For five of his seven NFL seasons, 49ers cornerback Shawntae Spencer's role with the 49ers was never in question.Spencer, 29, who entered this season with a streak of 32 consecu
First-half storyline: The 49ers have only four defensive players back at the same starting position from a year ago. And each of the changes has been for the better.