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49ers Willis Retiring?

By Jim McCoy Mon 9th March SportsPatrick WillisSan Francisco 49ers
If a source quoted by Yahoo! is correct, San Francisco 49ers LB Patrick Willis will retire. The 8-year man from Mississippi is just 30 years old. Willis played just six games last year due to injury. If true, the perennial All-Pro follows Coach Jim Harbaugh, Frank Gore, Justin Smith and others out the door. Smith is also expected to retire at age 35.Read More »

49ers Star Says He Will Stay With Team

By Jim McCoy Mon 3rd March SportsAnquan BoldinNFLSan Francisco 49ers
Wide receiver Anquan Boldin says he will be back with the San Francisco 49ers next season. Boldin wrote on his Twitter page Monday that he's "returning to San Francisco." The post was accompanied by a photo of him running through the tunnel at Candlestick Park in a 49ers jersey. A spokesman for the 49ers said the team had no immediate comment. Boldin led San Francisco wiRead More »

Former Cardinals QB Signs With 49ers

By Jim McCoy Wed 2nd October SportsJohn SkeltonNFLSan Francisco 49ers
The San Francisco 49ers have signed quarterback John Skelton to a one-year contract, giving them a strong-armed third-stringer under center. Skelton signed a day after the reigning NFC champions waived rookie B.J. Daniels, who still could be an option to join the practice squad if he clears waivers. Skelton was cut by the Bengals on Aug. 31 when they set their 53-man roster.Read More »

49ers- Packers Rematch

By Jim McCoy Wed 4th September SportsGreen Bay PackersNFLSan Francisco 49ers
Colin Kaepernick ran the read option to near perfection on the big stage against Green Bay back in January. He ran right past the Packers, and through them, too. Kaepernick's breakout game in a breakthrough season came in his first career playoff start only two months after winning San Francisco's starting job, carrying the 49ers to a 45-31 divisional-round victory in which he rRead More »

Chiefs' Alex Smith Faces Off Friday Against Former 49ers Teammates

Alex Smith says that he has no hard feelings when it comes to the San Francisco 49ers. That doesn't mean he wouldn't like to play well Friday night. Smith will be leading the Kansas City Chiefs into Arrowhead Stadium for the first time as their starting quarterback against his former team. Smith had resurrected his career in San Francisco before getting hurt last season.Read More »

49ers Regrouping, Getting Ready For Next Season

By Jim McCoy Mon 4th February SportsNFLSan Francisco 49ers
Offensive linemen Alex Boone and Mike Iupati stood in one corner of a near-empty San Francisco locker room and pondered just how close they had come to winning the Super Bowl. It quickly began to sink in, beneath the Superdome on Sunday night as the Baltimore Ravens celebrated, that their season had ended short of the goal. One year, they almost reached the NFL's championship gaRead More »

49ers Starting QB Named

By Jim McCoy Wed 28th November NFLSan Francisco 49ers
Colin Kaepernick will start at quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday at St.Read More »

Monday Night Football: A Battle of the Back-ups

By Jim McCoy Mon 19th November SportsNFLSan Francisco 49ers
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith has been declared out for Monday night's game against Chicago with a concussion. Team medical director Dr. Dan Garza evaluated Smith, who was hurt eight days ago against St.Read More »

49er Looking For Redemption Against Giants

By Jim McCoy Tue 9th October SportsKyle WilliamsNFLSan Francisco 49ers
Kyle Williams circled this week's game against the New York Giants as soon as the NFL schedule was released in April. He and his San Francisco 49ers teammates have some unfinished business against the Super Bowl champions. Williams' two turnovers on punt returns played a key role in helping the Giants win last season's NFC championship game 20-17 in overtime, costing San FranciscRead More »

Lingering Coach Controversy Hangs Over Upcoming 49ers- Lions Game

By Jim McCoy Mon 10th September SportsDetroit LionsNFLSan Francisco 49ers

Jim Harbaugh would love it if his postgame handshake with Detroit coach Jim Schwartz last season were ancient history 11 months later.

     If only. Not this week. Not with two unbeaten NFC powers set to face off in prime time Sunday night, when the Lions visit the reigning NFC West champion San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park.
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