Despite 11 draft picks and a major trade, the 49ers will kick off another season with a question mark at wide receiver.
Michael Crabtree is expected to be out for a large part of the 2013 season after tearing his Achilles tendon in an organized team workout on Tuesday, reopening a hole the 49ers thought they filled after his breakout year last fall. Read More
The 49ers suddenly have a huge void in their receiving corps as they chase another Super Bowl berth: Michael Crabtree is sidelined after surgery on his right Achilles tendon.
San Francisco’s leading wide receiver underwent surgery Wednesday, though the team is optimistic he will return at some point in 2013. Crabtree was operated on at Stanford by Dr. Tim McAdams one day after suffering the injury during 7-on-7 drills in an organized team activity. Read More
Only a Colin Kaepernick deep ball away from the San Francisco 49ers’ practice field, Levi’s Stadium is taking shape in a hurry.
The constant noise around team headquarters is a combination of cranes, hammering and coaches’ whistles. San Francisco’s players got back to formal offseason work with organized team activities Tuesday while also celebrating the announcement that their new, state-of-the-art $1.2 billion stadium next door had landed the coveted 50th Super Bowl in 2016. Read More
Super Bowl L is going to be played in Santa Clara, but The City will host the party that comes along with it.
The NFL selected the 49ers to host the golden anniversary Super Bowl in 2016 at an owners’ meeting in Boston on Tuesday.
The team’s $1.2 billion Levi’s Stadium, which is under construction in Santa Clara, will host the game, but most of the week’s festivities will be held in San Francisco. Read More
The Bay Area is finally getting a modern football stadium, with the 49ers’ stadium in Santa Clara opening for the 2014 season, and the NFL has recognized that by awarding the 2016 Super Bowl to the Bay Area, with events planned throughout the area, many of them in San Francisco, during Super Bowl week. Read More
Organizers of a bid to have the 49ers host Super Bowl L in 2016 announced Monday that they have already raised more than $30 million for the event and will contribute a quarter of that total to local charities. Read More
The 49ers signed Adam Snyder for two years, re-uniting the guard with the team after a one-year absence.
Snyder, 31, appeared in 121 games during his eight-year NFL career that began with the Niners in 2005. He spent the 2012 season with the Arizona Cardinals. Read More
Now that the smoke has cleared and the NFL draft, all that’s left this offseason is to ponder who has positioned themselves the best to win Super Bowl XLVIII on Feb. 2, 2014. According to Bovada.com, the 49ers are clearly the team to beat. The 49ers were listed as the 6-1 favorite to win next year’s championship. Read More
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee was in Baltimore on Friday to settle a bet he made with the city's mayor on the outcome of the Super Bowl game between the 49ers and Ravens in February.
Click on the photo to the right to see pictures of Mayor Ed Lee in Baltimore.
Lee agreed on a friendly wager with Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake ahead of the big game in New Orleans on Feb. 3, in which the 49ers fell 34-31. Read More
SANTA CLARA — A coalition of civil-rights groups has objected to the racial breakdown of companies working on the new 49ers stadium in Santa Clara, saying they have not found any minority-owned companies among the contractors and subcontractors that have been hired to work on the $1.2 billion stadium. Read More