The Seattle Seahawks are struggling to survive in an NFC West division that has three of four teams below .500 nine games into in 2015.
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.
SANTA CLARA -– Running back Carlos Hyde was held out of practice Wednesday, just hours after 49ers coach Jim Tomsula said he expected the team’s leading rusher back on the field.
SANTA CLARA -- Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll knows about the challenges that face a team after winning a championship.
SANTA CLARA –- Coach Jim Tomsula is taking the one-game-at-a-time approach with his quarterback situation.