| Oct 17, 2012
| 1:43 PM
49ers QB Alex Smith vs. Seahawks QB Russell Wilson: This isn’t that kind of matchup – mano-a-mano – but the play of the opposing quarterbacks definitely will impact the outcome in this battle of NFC West co-leaders. And they’re...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 4:43 PM
Greetings from Candlestick Park, where it’s suddenly summer again and the NFC West co-leading Seahawks and 49ers are preparing for what should one very hot Thursday night matchup, regardless of the temperature.
The 49ers have won the past three...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 8:51 PM
Running back Frank Gore pounded Seattle’s defense for 131 yards and the 49ers defeated the Seahawks 13-6 Thursday night to become the sole leader atop the NFC West.
Seattle fell to 4-3, while San Francisco went to 5-2. The Seahawks have now lost...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Each day this week, Baltimore Sun reporter and blogger Matt Vensel will break down a key matchup from Sunday’s Super Bowl. Today, he looks at the challenge of defending Colin Kaepernick and the pistol offense.
In their stunning run to Super Bowl...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 7:23 AM
Here is what other news outlets are saying about the Ravens, San Francisco 49ers and Super Bowl XLVII today.
--- Sam Farmer of The Los Angeles Times writes that Torrey Smith’s year has been filled with highs and lows.
| Sep 10, 2012
| 6:19 AM
Here's a look at the highlights and lowlights around the NFL during the opening weekend:
1. Peyton Manning is back.
The Denver Broncos' quarterback made an early statement in his bid for NFL Comeback Player of the Year honors.
In his first...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 7:57 AM
Maybe it’s just me, but I was totally unimpressed with the Packers defense. Completely and absolutely unimpressed. It was bad last season. It looked bad to start this season.
The 49ers gashed the Packers for 186 yards rushing and 377 yards total,...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 10:28 PM
The Seahawks defense vs. Packers QB Aaron Rodgers: The Seahawks’ No. 6-ranked defense has been pretty good at forcing opposing quarterbacks to do something other than what the play called for this season, especially in the second...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 9:50 AM
Backup offensive lineman Brad Kunz was already wearing his national championship T-shirt and hat as the final minutes melted off the clock during Miami's 37-14 Rose Bowl win over Nebraska.
The redshirt freshman was celebrating with teammates. The victory...
| Nov 24, 2011
| 10:36 PM
When it was all over, after he had received not one but two celebratory Gatorade showers befitting of a 16-6 victory over one of the NFL's best teams, Ravens coach John Harbaugh jogged across the field and pulled his younger brother in for an embrace, and...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 4:33 PM
The San Francisco 49ers haven't been to the NFL playoffs since 2002, but they could be ending that drought this season in record time. Yes, the 49ers could actually clinch the NFC West before Thanksgiving. Mike Sando of ESPN.com has......