11:24 PM EST, Fri December 19, 2014
San Jose Mercury News 5 hours ago

49ers will send depleted defense against Chargers

The San Francisco 49ers' defense is missing a lot of key players heading into Saturday's game against the San Diego Chargers at Levi's Stadium.
49ers Hot Read | San Jose Mercury News 6 hours ago

Notes: Borland, Hyde, Johnson, Brock ruled out; Gore, Davis questionable; Reid fined

Rookies Chris Borland and Carlos Hyde will miss the first game of their careers Saturday when the 49ers (7-7) host the Chargers (8-6).  Neither Borland nor Hyde practiced this week after sustaining ankle injuries in Sunday’s 17-7 loss at Seattle.… Continue Reading →
Niners Nation 6 hours ago

49ers-Chargers injury report: Anthony Davis, Frank Gore, Ahmad Brooks look like game-time decisions

The San Francisco 49ers will have a handful of injury questions heading into their Week 16 matchup with the San Diego Chargers. We break down the full injury lists. The San Francisco 49ers and San Diego Chargers released their final injury reports, and seven players across the two teams have been ruled...
49ers Hot Read | San Jose Mercury News 8 hours ago

NT Mike Purcell promoted to add depth against Chargers

Nose tackle Mike Purcell, ahead of defensive tackle Lawrence Okoye, has been promoted from the 49ers’ practice squad to add depth for Saturday’s game against the San Diego Chargers “He’s been good. He’ll do a good job,” coach Jim Harbaugh… Continue Reading →
Niners Nation 9 hours ago

Frank Gore is the heart and soul of the San Francisco 49ers

Marshall Faulk is back with another question, and given what might be just around the corner for a long-time member of the San Francisco 49ers, it is kind of fitting. This week, Marshall is asking us which player leaves everything on the field. You can make arguments about several players providing heart for the 49ers, but there is one guy all 49ers will agree is as much the soul of this team as anybody else. Justin Smith and Anquan Boldin have provided plenty of heart on both sides of the ball, but it is hard to argue against Frank Gore as "the guy" for this franchise. Gore is a "home...
Niners Insider | San Francisco Chronicle 8 hours ago

Frank Gore transcript: RB candidly discusses future, frustrating ’14, best teammates …

“If they want to bring me back, they will,” Gore said. “They’ll come to me in a respectful way. We’ll sit down, see what they want me to do. See what my role is and if I like it, I’ll sign. If I don’t, I’ll try to see what other teams think of me.”
David Fucillo / Niners Nation 2 hours ago

Jim Harbaugh one time repeatedly shot 10-year old so he could win in laser tag

This is about as Harbaugh a story as you can imagine. We have dealt with an unending series of rumors about Jim Harbaugh's future, but for a moment, let's enjoy another Jim Harbaugh story that describes his personality to a T. The folks at MLive.com put together an article discussing some Harbaugh-Michigan stuff. The gist of the article is that Jim Harbaugh is insane enough to make the rare move of going from successful NFL coach to college. We've heard plenty of stories about Jim Harbaugh's competitiveness, but this one quickly shoots to quite possibly my favorite. According to the...
San Jose Mercury News 6 hours ago

Notes: Borland, Hyde, Johnson, Brock ruled out; Gore, Davis questionable; Reid fined

Rookies Chris Borland and Carlos Hyde will miss the first game of their careers Saturday when the 49ers (7-7) host the Chargers (8-6).
KFFL 9 hours ago
49ers | Michael Crabtree questionable

49ers | Michael Crabtree questionable

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San Jose Mercury News 1 hour ago

Report: Harbaugh's family and friends want him to take Michigan job

ESPN's Adam Schefter, citing 'sources close to the situation,' reported that San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh's family and friends have encouraged him to take the University of Michigan coaching job but that 'his heart is in the NFL.'

Michigan man? Harbaugh reportedly ‘torn’ about next move

During Jim Harbaugh’s senior season at Michigan in 1986, he barely spoke to his position coach, Jerry Hanlon, for several weeks because Hanlon told the ultra-intense quarterback to stop criticizing his wide receivers. Twenty-eight years later, Harbaugh and Hanlon have long since repaired what is now a close relationship, but the former Wolverines assistant knows all about Harbaugh’s challenging personality.
San Jose Mercury News 5 hours ago

Live updates: 49ers vs. Chargers, Saturday at 5:25 p.m.

Get live updates and analysis during the 49ers vs. Chargers game Saturday.Click here if viewing on a mobile device
San Jose Mercury News 8 hours ago

49ers' season of distractions

With all these things going on, how could the San Francisco 49ers concentrate on football?
San Jose Mercury News 8 hours ago

NT Mike Purcell promoted to add depth against Chargers

Nose tackle Mike Purcell, ahead of defensive tackle Lawrence Okoye, has been promoted from the 49ers' practice squad to add depth for Saturday's game against the San Diego Chargers "He s been good.

Colin Kaepernick mercurial in the first half at Seattle

First half analysis against Seahawks -Jump cuts by Carlos Hyde and Frank Gore accounted for big rushng yards during the first drive -A Colin Kaepernick pass looked like it was headed for linebacker Bobby Wagner, but the ball was tipped at the line of scrimmage. Kaepernick was trying to throw to tight end Vernon Davis on the play -Former 49ers turned Seahawks got into 49ers’ heads early, when Ricardo Lockette scuffled with safety Eric Reid and fullback Will Tukuafu verbally jousting with Aldon Smith. -The first sack of Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson was actually caused by Aldon Smith,...

Mum on Michigan: Harbaugh won’t discuss reported offer

Of course, few expect Harbaugh to be coaching the 49ers in 2015. Consider: He may give the same answer when asked about another coaching job, but his answer has changed when asked about his current job.
San Jose Mercury News Dec 18, 2014

Is 49ers' offensive staff unwieldy?

The 49ers employ an NFL-high 12 offensive assistants, and one player thinks that can cause the message to become convoluted
San Jose Mercury News Dec 18, 2014

Practice report: Frank Gore returns to field; Stevie Johnson still out; Tony Jerod-Eddie replacing Ray McDonald

Running back Frank Gore is on track to return from a concussion and play Saturday, after practicing in limited fashion Thursday.

Practice report: Frank Gore returns to field; Stevie Johnson still out; Tony Jerod-Eddie replacing Ray McDonald

Running back Frank Gore is on track to return from a concussion and play Saturday, after practicing in limited fashion Thursday. With Carlos Hyde (ankle, back) likely out, Jim Harbaugh and Greg Roman spoke highly of Gore’s would-be backups, Alfonso… Continue Reading →

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