The 49ers couldn’t script things to go any better two weeks into training camp.
They are relatively healthy, they received good news on pass rusher Aldon Smith’s hip injury and all phases played well in their workman-like 17-6 exhibition game victory over the rebuilding Vikings on Friday. Read More
Forty-Niners Faithful, you are now free to think the heretofore unthinkable. The Niners could very well be playing in the Super Bowl on Feb. 5 in Indianapolis.
Fresh off their most impressive and important victory in nearly a decade, San Francisco once again holds the NFC’s coveted No. 2 seed, owning a tiebreaker over the New Orleans Saints. Maintaining that slot guarantees that ever important week off in January — and at least one home playoff game. Read More
The 49ers’ 20-3 win over Pittsburgh on Monday night had great individual performances, but the combined efforts of the three Smiths carried the day and Jim Harbaugh had high praise for the trio Tuesday.
Alex Smith threw for 187 yards on 18-for-31 passing and Harbaugh said he is not only a Pro Bowler, but his quarterback of the future. Read More
As expected, the 49ers went for defense with their first-round pick in the NFL draft last night, but they threw a bit of a curve in picking Missouri defensive end-outside linebacker Aldon Smith, who had not been mentioned in any of the pre-draft speculation. Read More