17 hrs ago
San Jose Mercury News
Colin Kaepernick, Russell Wilson playing at high level
Russell Wilson is a legitimate candidate for NFL MVP, so says 49ers defensive coordinator Vic Fangio, who's devising ways this week to slow down the Seattle Seahawks' red-hot quarterback.
21 hrs ago
Inside Bay Area
49ers preparing for Seahawks' cut-block tactics
Glenn Dorsey called it the "magic question:" How does he know when the Seattle Seahawks will try cutting his legs from underneath him Sunday? Dorsey took over as the 49ers' top nose tackle when the Seahawks broke Ian Williams' ankle on a cut block Sept.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
49ers vs. Rams Film Review: Pass protection was impressive
Two of the sacks in the first half were coverage sacks and the team adjusted well in the second half by not allowing any pressure.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Even With Healthy Offense, 49ers Will Only Go as Far as Defense Can Carry Them
Despite the San Francisco 49ers ' ineffectiveness on third down and in the red zone, head coach Jim Harbaugh's plan of simplifying things on the offensive side of the ball has helped this team come a long way.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
49ers Report Card
Granted, there were two starters out after Joe Staley was injured, but the line was abused a bit by the Rams.
San Francisco 49ers defense flexes its muscles again
The 49ers offense took a few more steps forward Sunday, with the passing attack showing promise for one of the few times this season.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
No Excuses: 49ers defense rises above
Despite experiencing an equal or larger number of setbacks than the offense, the San Francisco 49ers defense is making a statement in 2013.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Tony Jerod-Eddie Stepping Up For San Francisco 49ers' Defense
During the NFL season teams will deal with injuries, and as a result backup players will have to step up and contribute to the success of a team.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Washington's Offensive Woes Go Deeper Than Robert Griffin III
Robert Griffin III's struggles are the most glaring concern for the Washington Redskins offense, but not the only one.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
49ers vs. Redskins: X-Factors Who Must Step Up in Critical MNF Clash
The San Francisco 49ers and Washington Redskins are in do-or-die mode, and there are some role players on both sides who must play at the top of their games to ensure victory on Monday Night Football .
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Ian Williams injury update: 49ers nose tackle is off crutches
New to Niners Nation? Sign up here and join the discussion! The 49ers have suffered numerous injuries this season, and one of the tough ones came when nose tackle Ian Williams broke his ankle against the Seattle Seahawks .
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Inconsistency, Injuries Quickly Closing San Francisco 49ers' Super Bowl Window
Apart from an extraordinary defensive effort headed by Ahmad Brooks in Week 11, the San Francisco 49ers did not even look like they belonged in the same stadium as the New Orleans Saints .
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Jerod-Eddie a key youngster on 49ers' D
SANTA CLARA, Calif. The San Francisco 49ers ' defense has evolved this season. In the recent past, the 49ers were famous for not rotating many players on defense.
Thu Nov 07, 2013
The Press Democrat
Fangio on Alex Smith: "He was browbeaten by everybody until we got here."
Vic Fangio spoke in the media tent Thursday afternoon. Here is a transcript courtesy of the 49ers' P.R. department.
Wed Nov 06, 2013
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
49ers Blog: Harbaugh throws support behind former player Jonathan Martin
Jim Harbaugh today made a concerted effort to stay away from the Dolphins locker-rooming hazing controversy that has dominated NFL headlines the last three days.