They had a big win in New England on Sunday night, but the 49ers can’t step off the gas in Seattle this week. Read More
The 49ers-Seahawks game that could decide the NFC West is moving to prime time.
The NFL said Monday that San Francisco’s matchup with Seattle on Dec. 23 would be on NBC’s “Sunday Night Football.”
Starting in Week 11, the league’s flexible scheduling policy allows it to move a more appealing game to Sunday night. This is the first time this season a switch has been made. Read More
49ers coach Jim Harbaugh declined to comment further on Monday after saying that he reached out to the NFL on Friday to voice concerns he had that the Seattle Seahawks got away with several defensive holding or illegal contact penalties that were not called during the 49ers’ 13-6 victory on Thursday night. Read More
The 49ers sit alone atop the NFC West for now — hardly the kind of firm hold on the division they owned last October.
Alex Smith threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Delanie Walker late in the third quarter and San Francisco held off the Seattle Seahawks 13-6 on Thursday night as the 49ers won their long-awaited division opener. Read More
Patrick Willis had no chance in December to do his part in stopping Marshawn Lynch and helping keep the 49ers’ impressive streak alive: 36 straight games without allowing a 100-yard rusher.
The All-Pro linebacker missed last season’s second meeting with the division rival Seattle Seahawks, sidelined for three games with an injured right hamstring. Read More
After the sounding of tonight’s final preseason whistle in Seattle, a mere 11 days remain before the Raiders take the Monday night gridiron against the rival San Diego Chargers.
But before the regular season kicks off, there is still an exhibition game — albeit an important one — to play. Read More
Larry Grant never stopped pursing and came up with the defensive play of the day when San Francisco needed it.
Grant tackled Seattle quarterback Tarvaris Jackson from behind, forcing a fumble that was recovered by Donte Whitner with 1:07 remaining, and the 49ers held on for a 19-17 win over the Seahawks on Saturday. Read More
San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh embellished his growing reputation for tense relations with competing coaches Sunday following a postgame skirmish with Detroit Lions Coach Jim Schwartz. Read More
When Devinder Dhesi and his family left their Yuba City home Sunday morning to attend the 49ers’ home opener at Candlestick Park, they didn’t expect their fun to be cut short.
But the recent violence at Candlestick Park football games — including the Aug. 20 shooting of two men following the 49ers’ victory over the Raiders — prompted the 49ers to stop all tailgating 15 minutes before kickoff. Read More
What you saw from the 49ers in the practice games, on offense and defense, was pure vanilla. What you’ll see in Sunday’s opener against the Seattle Seahawks at Candlestick will be quite different. Read More