Ahmad Brooks


SANTA CLARA – Even before the 49ers’ decision to release outside linebacker Aldon Smith, new defensive coordinator Eric Mangini was devising ways to generate more pressure on the quarterback.


SANTA CLARA – The 49ers believe they have more depth than ever on the defensive line. Now, it’s just a matter of finding the right roles for everyone.


Editor’s note: Insider Matt Maiocco will be providing position-by-position breakdowns each day leading up to 49ers training camp, which opens with their first full-squad pract


Despite the losses of 11 players who started a combined 130 games, plus the best punter in franchise h


SANTA CLARA -- During Jim Harbaugh's press conference on Monday, he was asked about the lack of contributions from the 49ers' top two draft picks, receiver A.J.