SANTA CLARA -- The 49ers earned a first-round bye in the NFC playoffs. But that does not mean the 49ers don't have an opponent lined up this week.
SANTA CLARA -- Offensive coordinator Greg Roman, who joined the 49ers' coaching staff after serving two seasons under Jim Harbaugh at Stanford, is among the candidates for the Penn State head-
SANTA CLARA -- Coach Jim Harbaugh reiterated Monday that he wants quarterback Alex Smith on the 49ers next season.
SANTA CLARA -- Coach Jim Harbaugh met briefly with the media Friday afternoon before the 49ers departed for St. Louis, where they'll face the Rams on Sunday.
SANTA CLARA -- If Ted Ginn and Kyle Williams are unavailable for the 49ers' game Sunday against the St.