SANTA CLARA – General manager Trent Baalke believed the 49ers got a bargain with the fourth-round selection of wide receiver DeAndre Smelter.
SANTA CLARA –- Jordan Devey has started all nine games at right guard for the 49ers this season, but backup Andrew Tiller has seemingly replaced Devey as the primary player at that spot.
SANTA CLARA –- CEO Jed York reiterated his promise late Wednesday to speak on the 49ers’ football matters after the season.
SANTA CLARA – The 49ers signed speedy wide receiver Torrey Smith to a five-year, $40 million contract as a free agent to provide the team with big-play ability in big games.
The success of the NFL’s first game globally streamed for free over the Internet inspired Commissioner Roger Goodell to visit the Bay Area this week to meet with Silicon Valley executives.