A Look Back: 49ers 2011

Jim Harbaugh Introduced As 49ers Head Coach
Jim Harbaugh Introduced As 49ers Head Coach
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JANUARY 07: Jim Harbaugh speaks at a press conference where he was introduced as the new San Francisco 49ers head coach at the Palace Hotel on January 7, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers Training Camp
San Francisco 49ers Training Camp
SANTA CLARA, CA - JULY 30: Ronald Johnson #88 of the San Francisco 49ers catches a pass over Tramaine Brock #26 during practice at the San Francisco 49ers training facility on July 30, 2011 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers Training Camp
San Francisco 49ers Training Camp
SANTA CLARA, CA - JULY 30: Josh Morgan #84 of the San Francisco 49ers goes up to catch a pass over Tarell Brown #25 during practice at the San Francisco 49ers training facility on July 30, 2011 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v New Orleans Saints
San Francisco 49ers v New Orleans Saints
NEW ORLEANS, LA - AUGUST 12: Mark Ingram # 28 of the New Orleans Saints runs into the end zone for a touchdown against the San Francisco 49ers during their pre season game at Louisiana Superdome on August 12, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v New Orleans Saints
San Francisco 49ers v New Orleans Saints
NEW ORLEANS, LA - AUGUST 12: Anthony Dixon #24 of the San Francisco 49ers is tackled by Jabari Greer #33 of the New Orleans Saints during a preseason game at Louisiana Superdome on August 12, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v New Orleans Saints
San Francisco 49ers v New Orleans Saints
NEW ORLEANS, LA - AUGUST 12: Head coach Sean Payton of the New Orleans Saints looks on as his team plays the San Francisco 49ers during a preseason game at Louisiana Superdome on August 12, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)
Oakland Raiders v San Francisco 49ers
Oakland Raiders v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 20: Anthony Dixon #24 of the San Francisco 49ers tries to jump over Matt Shaughnessy #77 of the Oakland Raiders at Candlestick Park on August 20, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Oakland Raiders v San Francisco 49ers
Oakland Raiders v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 20: Darrius Heyward-Bey #85 of the Oakland Raiders catches a ball while covered by Dashon Goldson #38 of the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park on August 20, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Oakland Raiders v San Francisco 49ers
Oakland Raiders v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 20: Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the San Francisco 49ers talks to his team during their game against the Oakland Raiders at Candlestick Park on August 20, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
endall Hunter #32 of the San Francisco 49ers is tackled by Tyvon Branch #33 of the Oakland Raiders at Candlestick Park on August 20, 2011 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Oakland Raiders v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 20: Kendall Hunter #32 of the San Francisco 49ers is tackled by Tyvon Branch #33 of the Oakland Raiders at Candlestick Park on August 20, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
endall Hunter #32 of the San Francisco 49ers is tackled by Tyvon Branch #33 of the Oakland Raiders at Candlestick Park on August 20, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Oakland Raiders v San Francisco 49ers
Oakland Raiders v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 20: Stevie Brown #27 of the Oakland Raiders hits Andy Lee #4 of the San Francisco 49ers on a fake field goal attemp at Candlestick Park on August 20, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Oakland Raiders v San Francisco 49ers
Oakland Raiders v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 20: Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers in action during their game against the Oakland Raiders at Candlestick Park on August 20, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Oakland Raiders v San Francisco 49ers
Oakland Raiders v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 20: Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the San Francisco 49ers walks the sidelines during their game against the Oakland Raiders at Candlestick Park on August 20, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Oakland Raiders v San Francisco 49ers
Oakland Raiders v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 20: The Gold Rush cheerleaders cheer on the San Francisco 49ers during their game against the Oakland Raiders at Candlestick Park on August 20, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Oakland Raiders v San Francisco 49ers
Oakland Raiders v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 20: Michael Bush #29 of the Oakland Raiders jumps over Seth Smith #26 of the San Francisco 49ers while running with the ball at Candlestick Park on August 20, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Oakland Raiders v San Francisco 49ers
Oakland Raiders v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 20: Kendall Hunter #32 of the San Francisco 49ers in action against the Oakland Raiders at Candlestick Park on August 20, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Oakland Raiders v San Francisco 49ers
Oakland Raiders v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 20: Kendall Hunter #32 of the San Francisco 49ers in action against the Oakland Raiders at Candlestick Park on August 20, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Kendall Hunter #32 of the San Francisco 49ers is tackled by DeMarcus Van Dyke #38 of the Oakland Raiders at Candlestick Park on August 20, 2011 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Oakland Raiders v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 20: Kendall Hunter #32 of the San Francisco 49ers is tackled by DeMarcus Van Dyke #38 of the Oakland Raiders at Candlestick Park on August 20, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Kendall Hunter #32 of the San Francisco 49ers is tackled by DeMarcus Van Dyke #38 of the Oakland Raiders at Candlestick Park on August 20, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Oakland Raiders v San Francisco 49ers
Oakland Raiders v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 20: The San Francisco 49ers mascot Sourdough Sam walks through the crowd during their game against the Oakland Raiders at Candlestick Park on August 20, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Houston Texans v San Francisco 49ers
Houston Texans v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO - AUGUST 27: Police officer Roland Canales and his bomb/patrol dog "Pyro" provide extra security during the Houston Texans v San Francisco 49ers pre-season game at Candlestick Park August 27, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
Houston Texans v San Francisco 49ers
Houston Texans v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO - AUGUST 27: Coach Jim Harbaugh of the San Francisco 49ers looks on against the Houston Texans during an NFL pre-season football game at Candlestick Park August 27, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
Bruce Miller #49 of the San Francisco 49ers gets tackled by Brooks Reed #58 of the Houston Texans
Houston Texans v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO - AUGUST 27: Bruce Miller #49 of the San Francisco 49ers gets tackled by Brooks Reed #58 of the Houston Texans during an NFL pre-season football game at Candlestick Park August 27, 2011 in San Francisco, California. The Texans won the game 30-7. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
Bruce Miller #49 of the San Francisco 49ers gets tackled by Brooks Reed #58 of the Houston Texans
Chris Culliver #29 of the San Francisco 49ers returning a kick off gets tackled by Shiloh Keo #31 of the Houston Texans during an NFL pre-season football game at Candlestick Park August 27, 2011 in San Francisco. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
Houston Texans v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO - AUGUST 27: Chris Culliver #29 of the San Francisco 49ers returning a kick off gets tackled by Shiloh Keo #31 of the Houston Texans during an NFL pre-season football game at Candlestick Park August 27, 2011 in San Francisco, California. The Texans won the game 30-7. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
Chris Culliver #29 of the San Francisco 49ers returning a kick off gets tackled by Shiloh Keo #31 of the Houston Texans during an NFL pre-season football game at Candlestick Park August 27, 2011 in San Francisco. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v San Diego Chargers
San Francisco 49ers v San Diego Chargers
SAN DIEGO, CA - SEPTEMBER 1: Quarterback Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers throws the ball from the pocket against the San Diego Chargers during their preseason NFL Game on September 1, 2011 at Qualcomm Stadium in San DIego, California. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v San Diego Chargers
San Francisco 49ers v San Diego Chargers
SAN DIEGO, CA - SEPTEMBER 1: Wide Receiver Braylon Edwards #81 of the San Francisco 49ers attempt to catch a touchdown pass against the San Diego Chargers during their preseason NFL Game on September 1, 2011 at Qualcomm Stadium in San DIego, California. He was ruled out of bounds. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v San Diego Chargers
San Francisco 49ers v San Diego Chargers
SAN DIEGO, CA - SEPTEMBER 1: Quarterback Scott Tolzien #16 of the San Diego Chargers throws with pressure against the San Francisco 49ers during their preseason NFL Game on September 1, 2011 at Qualcomm Stadium in San DIego, California. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)
Seattle Seahawks v San Francisco 49ers
Seattle Seahawks v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 11: Vernon Davis #85 of the San Francisco 49ers is tackled by Kam Chancellor #31 of the Seattle Seahawks during their season opener at Candlestick Park on September 11, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Seattle Seahawks v San Francisco 49ers
Seattle Seahawks v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 11: Brandon Browner #39 of the Seattle Seahawks is called for pass interference in the endzone on Braylond Edwards #17 of the San Francisco 49ers during the season-opening game at Candlestick Park on September 11, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
Seattle Seahawks v San Francisco 49ers
Seattle Seahawks v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 11: Ted Ginn #19 of the San Francisco 49ers outruns Earl Thomas #29 and the rest of the Seattle Seahawks on his way to scoring a touchdown on a kickoff return during their season opener at Candlestick Park on September 11, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Seattle Seahawks v San Francisco 49ers
Seattle Seahawks v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 11: Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers drops back to pass against the Seattle Seahawks in the second quarter of an NFL football game at Candlestick Park on September 11, 2011 in San Francisco, California. the 49ers won the game 33-17. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
Seattle Seahawks v San Francisco 49ers
Seattle Seahawks v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 11: Zach Miller #86 of the Seattle Seahawks is tackled by Patrick Willis #52 and Madieu Williams #20 of the San Francisco 49ers during their season opener at Candlestick Park on September 11, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Seattle Seahawks v San Francisco 49ers
Seattle Seahawks v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 11: Anthony McCoy #85 of the Seattle Seahawks is hit by Madieu Williams #20 and Donte Whitner #31 of the San Francisco 49ers during their season opener at Candlestick Park on September 11, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Seattle Seahawks v San Francisco 49ers
Seattle Seahawks v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 11: David Akers #2 of the San Francisco 49ers points to the sky after making a field during their season opener against the Seattle Seahawks at Candlestick Park on September 11, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Seattle Seahawks v San Francisco 49ers
Seattle Seahawks v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 11: Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the San Francisco 49ers looks on from the side lines against the Seattle Seahawks in the third quarter of the season-opening game at Candlestick Park on September 11, 2011 in San Francisco, California. the 49ers won the game 33-17. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
Seattle Seahawks v San Francisco 49ers
Seattle Seahawks v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 11: Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers gets knocked out of bounds by Kam Chancellor #31 of the Seattle Seahawks in the first quarter of the season-opening game at Candlestick Park on September 11, 2011 in San Francisco, California. the 49ers won the game 33-17. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
Seattle Seahawks v San Francisco 49ers
Seattle Seahawks v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 11: Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers in action during their season opener at Candlestick Park against the Seattle Seahawks on September 11, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Seattle Seahawks v San Francisco 49ers
Seattle Seahawks v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 11: Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers in action during their season opener against the Seattle Seahawks at Candlestick Park on September 11, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Seattle Seahawks v San Francisco 49ers
Seattle Seahawks v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 11: Vernon Davis #85 of the San Francisco 49ers in action during their season opener against the Seattle Seahawks at Candlestick Park on September 11, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
A general view during a San Francisco 49ers game at Candlestick Park. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Seattle Seahawks v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 11: A general view during the season opener between the San Francisco 49ers and the Seattle Seahawks at Candlestick Park on September 11, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
A general view during a San Francisco 49ers game at Candlestick Park. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Alex Boone #75 and  Anthony Davis #76 of the San Francisco 49ers line up.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Seattle Seahawks v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 11: Alex Boone #75 and Anthony Davis #76 of the San Francisco 49ers line up during their season opener against the Seattle Seahawks at Candlestick Park on September 11, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Alex Boone #75 and Anthony Davis #76 of the San Francisco 49ers line up. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Seattle Seahawks v San Francisco 49ers
Seattle Seahawks v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 11: A giant American flag is spread across the field during the singing of the National Anthem before the San Francisco 49ers' season opener against the Seattle Seahawks at Candlestick Park on September 11, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Dallas Cowboys v San Francisco 49ers
Dallas Cowboys v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates after scoring against the Dallas Cowboys at Candlestick Park on September 18, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
Dallas Cowboys v San Francisco 49ers
Dallas Cowboys v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Jason Witten #82 of the Dallas Cowboys is hit after a catch by Patrick Willis #52 of the San Francisco 49ers and Carlos Rogers #22 at Candlestick Park on September 18, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
Dallas Cowboys v San Francisco 49ers
Dallas Cowboys v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates after scoring against the Dallas Cowboys at Candlestick Park on September 18, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
Dallas Cowboys v San Francisco 49ers
Dallas Cowboys v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Kyle Williams #10 of the San Francisco 49ers catches a touchdown over Mike Jenkins #21 of the Dallas Cowboys at Candlestick Park on September 18, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
Dallas Cowboys v San Francisco 49ers
Dallas Cowboys v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Joshua Morgan #84 of the San Francisco 49ers running with the ball pushes away from Alan Ball #20 of the Dallas Cowboys in the second quarter during an NFL football game at Candlestick Park on September 18, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
Dallas Cowboys v San Francisco 49ers
Dallas Cowboys v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers is sacked by DeMarcus Ware #94 of the Dallas Cowboys at Candlestick Park on September 18, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
Dallas Cowboys v San Francisco 49ers
Dallas Cowboys v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Delanie Walker #46 of the San Francisco 49ers carries the ball into the endzone for a 29 yard touchdown catch and run against the Dallas Cowboys in the third quarter of an NFL football game at Candlestick Park on September 18, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
Dallas Cowboys v San Francisco 49ers
Dallas Cowboys v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Delanie Walker #46 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates with the fans after scoring on a 29 yard touchdown catch and run against the Dallas Cowboys in the third quarter of an NFL football game at Candlestick Park on September 18, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
Dallas Cowboys v San Francisco 49ers
Dallas Cowboys v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Vernon Davis #85 of the San Francisco 49ers talks with Tony Romo #9 of the Dallas Cowboys after the game at Candlestick Park on September 18, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
Dallas Cowboys v San Francisco 49ers
Dallas Cowboys v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers runs with the ball against Jason Hatcher #97 of the Dallas Cowboys at Candlestick Park on September 18, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
Vernon Davis #85 of the San Francisco 49ers runs after a catch past Sean Lee #50 of the Dallas Cowboys at Candlestick Park on September 18, 2011.  (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
Dallas Cowboys v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Vernon Davis #85 of the San Francisco 49ers runs after a catch past Sean Lee #50 of the Dallas Cowboys at Candlestick Park on September 18, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
Vernon Davis #85 of the San Francisco 49ers runs after a catch past Sean Lee #50 of the Dallas Cowboys at Candlestick Park on September 18, 2011. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
Members of the Dallas Cowboys line up against the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park on September 18, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
Dallas Cowboys v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Members of the Dallas Cowboys line up against the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park on September 18, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
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San Francisco 49ers v Cincinnati Bengals
San Francisco 49ers v Cincinnati Bengals
CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 25: Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers is brought down by Carlos Dunlap #96 of the Cincinnati Bengals after a short gain in the first half at Paul Brown Stadium on September 25, 2011 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Cincinnati Bengals
San Francisco 49ers v Cincinnati Bengals
CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 25: Head Coach Jim Harbaugh of the San Francisco 49ers instructs his team before the game against the Cincinnati Bengals on September 25, 2011 at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by John Grieshop/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Cincinnati Bengals
San Francisco 49ers v Cincinnati Bengals
CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 25: Michael Crabtree #15 of the San Francisco 49ers catches an apparent touchdown pass over the defense of Chris Crocker #42 of the Cincinnati Bengals and Leon Hall #29 of the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on September 25, 2011 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The touchdown was called back after it was ruled Crabtree had gone out of bounds and back in before catching the pass. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Cincinnati Bengals
San Francisco 49ers v Cincinnati Bengals
CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 25: Quarterback Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers is tackled by Geno Atkins #97 of the Cincinnati Bengals after a short gain at Paul Brown Stadium on September 25, 2011 in Cincinnati, Ohio. San Francisco defeated Cincinnati 13-8. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Cincinnati Bengals
San Francisco 49ers v Cincinnati Bengals
CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 25: Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers runs through the line as Leon Hall #29 of the Cincinnati Bengals makes the tackle at Paul Brown Stadium on September 25, 2011 in Cincinnati, Ohio. San Francisco defeated Cincinnati 13-8. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Cincinnati Bengals
San Francisco 49ers v Cincinnati Bengals
CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 25: A U.S. Air Force C-17 jet makes a flyby over Paul Brown Stadium before a game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Cincinnati Bengals on September 25, 2011 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Cincinnati Bengals
San Francisco 49ers v Cincinnati Bengals
CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 25: The Cincinnati Bengals and the San Francisco 49ers square off at Paul Brown Stadium on September 25, 2011 in Cincinnati, Ohio. San Francisco defeated Cincinnati 13-8. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
Cedric Benson #32 of the Cincinnati Bengals breaks through the line in the first half against the San Francisco 49ers at Paul Brown Stadium on September 25, 2011 in Cincinnati, Ohio. San Francisco defeated Cincinnati 13-8.  (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Cincinnati Bengals
CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 25: Cedric Benson #32 of the Cincinnati Bengals breaks through the line in the first half against the San Francisco 49ers at Paul Brown Stadium on September 25, 2011 in Cincinnati, Ohio. San Francisco defeated Cincinnati 13-8. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
Cedric Benson #32 of the Cincinnati Bengals breaks through the line in the first half against the San Francisco 49ers at Paul Brown Stadium on September 25, 2011 in Cincinnati, Ohio. San Francisco defeated Cincinnati 13-8. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Cincinnati Bengals
San Francisco 49ers v Cincinnati Bengals
CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 25: Vernon Davis #85 of the San Francisco 49ers runs up field against Reggie Nelson #20 of the Cincinnati Bengals during their game on September 25, 2011 at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio. The 49ers defeated the Bengals 13-8. (Photo by John Grieshop/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Cincinnati Bengals
San Francisco 49ers v Cincinnati Bengals
CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 25: Quarterback Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers hands off the ball against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on September 25, 2011 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Cincinnati Bengals
San Francisco 49ers v Cincinnati Bengals
CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 25: Head Coach Jim Harbaugh of the San Francisco 49ers watches his team play against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on September 25, 2011 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Cincinnati Bengals
San Francisco 49ers v Cincinnati Bengals
CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 25: Vernon Davis #85 of the San Francisco 49ers runs with the ball after making a catch against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on September 25, 2011 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Cincinnati Bengals
San Francisco 49ers v Cincinnati Bengals
CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 25: Larry Grant #54 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates a big hit against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on September 25, 2011 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Cincinnati Bengals
San Francisco 49ers v Cincinnati Bengals
CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 25: Vernon Davis #85 of the San Francisco 49ers runs with the ball after making a catch against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on September 25, 2011 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Cincinnati Bengals
San Francisco 49ers v Cincinnati Bengals
CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 25: Michael Crabtree #15 of the San Francisco 49ers is tackled by Rey Maualuga #58 of the Cincinnati Bengals after catching a pass at Paul Brown Stadium on September 25, 2011 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Cincinnati Bengals
San Francisco 49ers v Cincinnati Bengals
CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 25: Kyle Cook #64 of the Cincinnati Bengals blocks against the the San Fracisco 49ers at Paul Brown Stadium on September 25, 2011 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Cincinnati Bengals
San Francisco 49ers v Cincinnati Bengals
CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 25: Head Coach Jim Harbaugh of the San Francisco 49ers leads his team on to the field to play against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on September 25, 2011 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Cincinnati Bengals
San Francisco 49ers v Cincinnati Bengals
CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 25: Kicker David Akers #2 of the San Francisco 49ers kicks an extra point against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on September 25, 2011 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Cincinnati Bengals
San Francisco 49ers v Cincinnati Bengals
CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 25: Jeromy Miles #45 of the Cincinnati Bengals tackles Ted Ginn #19 of the San Francisco 49ers at Paul Brown Stadium on September 25, 2011 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Cincinnati Bengals
San Francisco 49ers v Cincinnati Bengals
CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 25: The San Francisco 49ers square off against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on September 25, 2011 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Cincinnati Bengals
San Francisco 49ers v Cincinnati Bengals
CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 25: Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers runs with the ball against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on September 25, 2011 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Philadelphia Eagles
San Francisco 49ers v Philadelphia Eagles
PHILADELPHIA, PA - OCTOBER 02: Josh Morgan #84 of the San Francisco 49ers runs past defender Nate Allen #29 of the Philadelphia Eagles for a touchdown after catching a pass during the second half at Lincoln Financial Field on October 2, 2011 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The 49ers defeated the Eagles 24-23. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Philadelphia Eagles
San Francisco 49ers v Philadelphia Eagles
PHILADELPHIA, PA - OCTOBER 02: Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers scores a touchdown while being tackled by Asante Samuel #22 of the Philadelphia Eagles during the second half at Lincoln Financial Field on October 2, 2011 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The 49ers defeated the Eagles 24-23. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Philadelphia Eagles
San Francisco 49ers v Philadelphia Eagles
PHILADELPHIA, PA - OCTOBER 02: Michael Crabtree #15 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates with teammate Josh Morgan #84 after Morgan scored a touchdown against the Philadelphia Eagles during the second half at Lincoln Financial Field on October 2, 2011 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Philadelphia Eagles
San Francisco 49ers v Philadelphia Eagles
PHILADELPHIA, PA - OCTOBER 02: Quarterback Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers is pressured by defender Phillip Hunt #76 of the Philadelphia Eagles during the second half at Lincoln Financial Field on October 2, 2011 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The 49ers defeated the Eagles 24-23. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Philadelphia Eagles
San Francisco 49ers v Philadelphia Eagles
PHILADELPHIA, PA - OCTOBER 2: Wide receiver Josh Morgan #84 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates his touchdown with teammate Michael Crabtree #15 after scoring in the third quarter against the Philadelphia Eagles during an NFL football game at Lincoln Financial Field on October 2, 2011 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The 49ers defeated the Eagles 24-23. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Philadelphia Eagles
San Francisco 49ers v Philadelphia Eagles
PHILADELPHIA, PA - OCTOBER 02: Head coaches Jim Harbaugh of the San Francisco 49ers (L) shakes hands with Andy Reid of the Philadelphia Eagles (R) following the 49ers 24-23 win at Lincoln Financial Field on October 2, 2011 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
Running back Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers is tackled by cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha #24 of the Philadelphia Eagles during an NFL football game at Lincoln Financial Field on October 2, 2011 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Philadelphia Eagles
PHILADELPHIA, PA - OCTOBER 2: Running back Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers is tackled by cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha #24 of the Philadelphia Eagles during an NFL football game at Lincoln Financial Field on October 2, 2011 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The 49ers defeated the Eagles 24-23. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)
Running back Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers is tackled by cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha #24 of the Philadelphia Eagles during an NFL football game at Lincoln Financial Field on October 2, 2011 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Philadelphia Eagles
San Francisco 49ers v Philadelphia Eagles
PHILADELPHIA, PA - OCTOBER 02: Wide receiver Jeremy Maclin #18 of the Philadelphia Eagles holds onto the ball after being hit by linebacker NaVorro Bowman (53) during an NFL football game at Lincoln Financial Field on October 2, 2011 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The 49ers defeated the Eagles 24-23. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Philadelphia Eagles
San Francisco 49ers v Philadelphia Eagles
PHILADELPHIA, PA - OCTOBER 02: Quarterback Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers lines up under center against the Philadelphia Eagles during an NFL football game at Lincoln Financial Field on October 2, 2011 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The 49ers defeated the Eagles 24-23. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Philadelphia Eagles
San Francisco 49ers v Philadelphia Eagles
PHILADELPHIA, PA - OCTOBER 02: Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the San Francisco 49ers talks with quarterback Alex Smith #11during a timeout against the Philadelphia Eagles during an NFL football game at Lincoln Financial Field on October 2, 2011 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The 49ers defeated the Eagles 24-23. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Philadelphia Eagles
San Francisco 49ers v Philadelphia Eagles
PHILADELPHIA, PA - OCTOBER 02: Tight end Vernon Davis #85 of the San Francisco 49ers is congratulated by teammates wide receiver Kyle Williams #10, wide receiver Josh Morgan #84 and guard Jonathan Goodwin #59 after scoring a touchdown as safety Jarrad Page #41of the Philadelphia Eagles looks on during an NFL football game at Lincoln Financial Field on October 2, 2011 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The 49ers defeated the Eagles 24-23. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers v San Francisco 49ers
Tampa Bay Buccaneers v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 09: Josh Morgan #84 of the San Francisco 49ers is tackled by Elbert Mack #33 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Candlestick Park on October 9, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
An injured 49er is attended to on the field. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 09: Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the San Francisco 49ers looks against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers injured Josh Morgan #84 of the San Francisco 49ers during their game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Candlestick Park on October 9, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
An injured 49er is attended to on the field. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers v San Francisco 49ers
Tampa Bay Buccaneers v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 09: Vernon Davis #85 of the San Francisco 49ers stiff arms Sean Jones #26 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the third quarter of an NFL football game at Candlestick Park on October 9, 2011 in San Francisco, California. The 49ers won the game 48-3. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers v San Francisco 49ers
Tampa Bay Buccaneers v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 09: Frank Gore #21 and Delanie Walker #46 of San Francisco 49ers celebrates after Gore scored a touchdown against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the second quarter during an NFL football game at Candlestick Park on October 9, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers v San Francisco 49ers
Tampa Bay Buccaneers v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 09: Carlos Rogers #22 of the San Francisco 49ers led by Patrick Willis #52 returns an interception thirty one yards for a touchdown against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the second quarter during an NFL football game at Candlestick Park on October 9, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers v San Francisco 49ers
Tampa Bay Buccaneers v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 09: Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers runs past a diving Mason Foster #59 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Candlestick Park on October 9, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers v San Francisco 49ers
Tampa Bay Buccaneers v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 09: Josh Morgan #84 of the San Francisco 49ers is tackled by Corey Lynch #41 and Anthony Gaitor #24 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Candlestick Park on October 9, 2011 in San Francisco, California. Morgan was injured on the play. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers v San Francisco 49ers
Tampa Bay Buccaneers v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 09: Josh Morgan #84 of the San Francisco 49ers is tackled by Elbert Mack #33 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Candlestick Park on October 9, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers v San Francisco 49ers
Tampa Bay Buccaneers v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 09: Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers carries the ball against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the third quarter during an NFL football game at Candlestick Park on October 9, 2011 in San Francisco, California. The 49ers won the game 48-3. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Philadelphia Eagles
San Francisco 49ers v Philadelphia Eagles
PHILADELPHIA, PA - OCTOBER 02: Quarterback Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers hands the ball off to running back Kendall Hunter #32 during the second half against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field on October 2, 2011 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The 49ers won 24-23. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Philadelphia Eagles
San Francisco 49ers v Philadelphia Eagles
PHILADELPHIA, PA - OCTOBER 02: Running back Kendall Hunter #32 of the San Francisco 49ers is tackled by Moise Fokou #53 and Jamar Chaney #51 of the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field on October 2, 2011 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The 49ers won 24-23. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Philadelphia Eagles
San Francisco 49ers v Philadelphia Eagles
PHILADELPHIA, PA - OCTOBER 02: Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers scores a touchdown while being tackled by Asante Samuel #22 of the Philadelphia Eagles during the second half at Lincoln Financial Field on October 2, 2011 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The 49ers won 24-23. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Philadelphia Eagles
San Francisco 49ers v Philadelphia Eagles
PHILADELPHIA, PA - OCTOBER 02: Quarterback Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers throws a pass while being pressured by Brian Rolle #59 of the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field on October 2, 2011 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The 49ers won 24-23. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Philadelphia Eagles
San Francisco 49ers v Philadelphia Eagles
PHILADELPHIA, PA - OCTOBER 02: Quarterback Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers throws a pass against the Philadelphia Eagles during the first half at Lincoln Financial Field on October 2, 2011 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The 49ers won 24-23. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers v San Francisco 49ers
Tampa Bay Buccaneers v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 09: Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers in action against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Candlestick Park on October 9, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers v San Francisco 49ers
Tampa Bay Buccaneers v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 09: Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers in action against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Candlestick Park on October 9, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers v San Francisco 49ers
Tampa Bay Buccaneers v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 09: Memebers of the Gold Rush, the San Francisco 49ers cheerleaders, cheer on their team during their game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Candlestick Park on October 9, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Detroit Lions
San Francisco 49ers v Detroit Lions
DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 16: Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers warms up prior to the start of the game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on October 16, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Detroit Lions
San Francisco 49ers v Detroit Lions
DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 16: Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers changes the play at the line during the game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on October 16, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Detroit Lions
San Francisco 49ers v Detroit Lions
DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 16: Assistant head coach Brad Seely of the San Francisco 49ers argues with officials after a touchdown by Brandon Pettigrew #87 of the Detroit Lions in the second quarter during the game at Ford Field on October 16, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Detroit Lions
San Francisco 49ers v Detroit Lions
DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 16: Delanie Walker #46 and Michael Crabtree #15 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrate a touchdown late in the game against the Detroit Lions during a NFL game at Ford Field on October 16, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Detroit Lions
San Francisco 49ers v Detroit Lions
DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 16: Anthony Dixon #84 of the Francisco 49ers jumps into a crowd of fans after defeating the Detroit Lions 25-19 at Ford Field on October 16, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Detroit Lions
San Francisco 49ers v Detroit Lions
DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 16: Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the San Francisco 49ers walks the side lines during a NFL game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on October 16, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. The 49ers won 25-19 (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)
DETROIT - OCTOBER 16:  Jim Harbaugh head coach of the San Francisco 49ers argues with Jim Schwartz of the Detroit Lions during the NFL game at Ford Field on October 16, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. The 49ers defeated the Lions 25-19.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Detroit Lions
DETROIT - OCTOBER 16: Jim Harbaugh head coach of the San Francisco 49ers argues with Jim Schwartz of the Detroit Lions during the NFL game at Ford Field on October 16, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. The 49ers defeated the Lions 25-19. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)
DETROIT - OCTOBER 16: Jim Harbaugh head coach of the San Francisco 49ers argues with Jim Schwartz of the Detroit Lions during the NFL game at Ford Field on October 16, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. The 49ers defeated the Lions 25-19. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)
Brian Jennings #86 and Alex Boone #75 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrate after a 49er win.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Detroit Lions
DETROIT - OCTOBER 16: Brian Jennings #86 and Alex Boone #75 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrate David Akers #2 58 yard field goal to end the first half of the NFL game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on October 16, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. The 49ers defeated the Lions 25-19. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)
Brian Jennings #86 and Alex Boone #75 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrate after a 49er win. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)
Patrick Willis #52, NaVorro Bowman #53 and Justin Smith #94 of the San Francisco 49ers tackle Jahvid Best #44 of the Detroit Lions during the second quarter of the NFL game at Ford Field on October 16, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. The 49ers defeated the Lions 25-19. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Detroit Lions
DETROIT - OCTOBER 16: Patrick Willis #52, NaVorro Bowman #53 and Justin Smith #94 of the San Francisco 49ers tackle Jahvid Best #44 of the Detroit Lions during the second quarter of the NFL game at Ford Field on October 16, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. The 49ers defeated the Lions 25-19. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)
Patrick Willis #52, NaVorro Bowman #53 and Justin Smith #94 of the San Francisco 49ers tackle Jahvid Best #44 of the Detroit Lions during the second quarter of the NFL game at Ford Field on October 16, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. The 49ers defeated the Lions 25-19. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Detroit Lions
San Francisco 49ers v Detroit Lions
DETROIT - OCTOBER 16: Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers drops back to pass as Ndamukong Suh #90 of the Detroit Lions attemps to block the pass during of the NFL game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on October 16, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. The 49ers defeated the Lions 25-19. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)
Cleveland Browns v San Francisco 49ers
Cleveland Browns v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 30: Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers looks to pass the ball against the Cleveland Browns at Candlestick Park on October 30, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Cleveland Browns v San Francisco 49ers
Cleveland Browns v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 30: Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the Cleveland Browns at Candlestick Park on October 30, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Cleveland Browns v San Francisco 49ers
Cleveland Browns v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 30: Chris Ogbonnaya #25 of the Cleveland Browns is tackled by Donte Whitner #31 and Justin Smith #94 of the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park on October 30, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers points to the crowd before running onto the field for their game against the Cleveland Browns at Candlestick Park on October 30, 2011 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Cleveland Browns v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 30: Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers points to the crowd before running onto the field for their game against the Cleveland Browns at Candlestick Park on October 30, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers points to the crowd before running onto the field for their game against the Cleveland Browns at Candlestick Park on October 30, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Cleveland Browns v San Francisco 49ers
Cleveland Browns v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 30: Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the San Francisco 49ers challanges a call against the Cleveland Browns at Candlestick Park on October 30, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
Cleveland Browns v San Francisco 49ers
Cleveland Browns v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 30: Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers drops back to pass against the Cleveland Browns in the second quarter of an NFL football game at Candlestick Park on October 30, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
Cleveland Browns v San Francisco 49ers
Cleveland Browns v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 30: Colt McCoy #12 of the Cleveland Browns is sacked by Ahmad Brooks #55 of the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park on October 30, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Cleveland Browns v San Francisco 49ers
Cleveland Browns v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 30: Dashon Goldson #38 of the San Francisco 49ers intercepts a pass intended by Greg Little #15 of the Cleveland Browns while Tarell Brown #25 of the San Francisco 49ers helps break up the pass at Candlestick Park on October 30, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Washington Redskins
San Francisco 49ers v Washington Redskins
LANDOVER, MD - NOVEMBER 6: Washington Redskins players warmup before taking on the San Francisco 49ers at FedExField on November 6, 2011 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
(Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Washington Redskins
LANDOVER, MD - NOVEMBER 6: Cornerback Chris Culliver #29 of the San Francisco 49ers and teammates huddle up before taking on the Washington Redskins at FedExField on November 6, 2011 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
(Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Washington Redskins
San Francisco 49ers v Washington Redskins
LANDOVER, MD - NOVEMBER 6: Running back Bruce Miller #49 of the San Francisco 49ers catches a pass for a touchdown against the Washington Redskins in the second quarter at FedExField on November 6, 2011 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Washington Redskins
San Francisco 49ers v Washington Redskins
LANDOVER, MD - NOVEMBER 6: Place kicker David Akers #2 of the San Francisco 49ers kicks his second field goal of the first half againsr the Washington Redskins at FedExField on November 6, 2011 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Washington Redskins
San Francisco 49ers v Washington Redskins
LANDOVER, MD - NOVEMBER 6: David Akers #2 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates after kicking a first half field goal against the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field on November 6, 2011 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)
Former head coaches Jim Harbaugh of the San Francisco 49ers (left) and Mike Shanahan of the Washington Redskins shake hands after the game at FedExField on November 6, 2011 in Landover, Maryland. The San Francisco 49ers won, 19-11. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Washington Redskins
LANDOVER, MD - NOVEMBER 6: Coach Jim Harbaugh of the San Francisco 49ers (left) and Mike Shanahan of the Washington Redskins shake hands after the game at FedExField on November 6, 2011 in Landover, Maryland. The San Francisco 49ers won, 19-11. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
Former head coaches Jim Harbaugh of the San Francisco 49ers (left) and Mike Shanahan of the Washington Redskins shake hands after the game at FedExField on November 6, 2011 in Landover, Maryland. The San Francisco 49ers won, 19-11. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Washington Redskins
San Francisco 49ers v Washington Redskins
LANDOVER, MD - NOVEMBER 6: Quarterback Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers and quarterback John Beck #12 of the Washington Redskins shake hands after the game at FedExField on November 6, 2011 in Landover, Maryland. The San Francisco 49ers won, 19-11. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Washington Redskins
San Francisco 49ers v Washington Redskins
LANDOVER, MD - NOVEMBER 6: Quarterback Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers looks down field against the Washington Redskins in the third quarter at FedExField on November 6, 2011 in Landover, Maryland. The San Francisco 49ers won, 19-11. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Washington Redskins
San Francisco 49ers v Washington Redskins
LANDOVER, MD - NOVEMBER 6: Wide receiver Braylon Edwards #17 of the San Francisco 49ers eludes cornerback DeAngelo Hall #23 of the Washington Redskins during the third quarter at FedExField on November 6, 2011 in Landover, Maryland. The San Francisco 49ers won, 19-11. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Washington Redskins
San Francisco 49ers v Washington Redskins
LANDOVER, MD - NOVEMBER 6: Back Judge Dino Paganelli #105 dives on the pile of Washington Redskins and San Francisco 49ers players after a fumble during the fourth quarter at FedExField on November 6, 2011 in Landover, Maryland. The San Francisco 49ers won, 19-11. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Washington Redskins
San Francisco 49ers v Washington Redskins
LANDOVER, MD - NOVEMBER 6: The San Francisco 49ers wait to kick-off against the Washington Redskins in the first quarter at FedExField on November 6, 2011 in Landover, Maryland. The San Francisco 49ers won, 19-11. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Washington Redskins
San Francisco 49ers v Washington Redskins
LANDOVER, MD - NOVEMBER 6: Linebacker Aldon Smith #99 of the San Francisco 49ers takes the field before taking on the Washington Redskins at FedExField on November 6, 2011 in Landover, Maryland. The San Francisco 49ers won, 19-11. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Washington Redskins
San Francisco 49ers v Washington Redskins
LANDOVER, MD - NOVEMBER 6: Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers carries the ball against the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field on November 6, 2011 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Washington Redskins
San Francisco 49ers v Washington Redskins
LANDOVER, MD - NOVEMBER 6: Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers passes against the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field on November 6, 2011 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Washington Redskins
San Francisco 49ers v Washington Redskins
LANDOVER, MD - NOVEMBER 6: Brandon Banks #16 of the Washington Redskins is tackled by Madieu Williams #20 and Bruce Miller #49 of the San Francisco 49ers at FedEx Field on November 6, 2011 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Washington Redskins
San Francisco 49ers v Washington Redskins
LANDOVER, MD - NOVEMBER 6: Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers heads off the field after the game against the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field on November 6, 2011 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)
New York Giants v San Francisco 49ers
New York Giants v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 13: Carlos Rogers #22 of the San Francisco 49ers intercepts a pass intended for Victor Cruz #80 of the New York Giants at Candlestick Park on November 13, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
New York Giants v San Francisco 49ers
New York Giants v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO - NOVEMBER 13: Mario Manningham #82 of the New York Giants catches a nine yard pass over Tarell Brown #25 of the San Francisco 49ers during an NFL football game at Candlestick Park November 13, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
New York Giants v San Francisco 49ers
New York Giants v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO - NOVEMBER 13: Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers gets his pass off but gets hit by Justin Tuck #91 of the New York Giants during an NFL football game at Candlestick Park November 13, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
New York Giants v San Francisco 49ers
New York Giants v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 13: Vernon Davis #85 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates touchdown against the New York Giants at Candlestick Park on November 13, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
New York Giants v San Francisco 49ers
New York Giants v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 13: Carlos Rogers #22 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates after making an interception during their game against the New York Giants at Candlestick Park on November 13, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
New York Giants v San Francisco 49ers
New York Giants v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 13: New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin shakes hands with San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh after their game at Candlestick Park on November 13, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
New York Giants v San Francisco 49ers
New York Giants v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 13: Michael Crabtree #15 of the San Francisco 49ers tries unsuccessfully to catch a pass while defended by Corey Webster #23 of the New York Giants at Candlestick Park on November 13, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Cleveland Browns v San Francisco 49ers
Cleveland Browns v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 30: Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers in action against the Cleveland Browns at Candlestick Park on October 30, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Cleveland Browns v San Francisco 49ers
Cleveland Browns v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 30: A member of the Gold Rush, the San Francisco 49ers cheerleaders, cheers on her team during their game against the Cleveland Browns at Candlestick Park on October 30, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Arizona Cardinals v San Francisco 49ers
Arizona Cardinals v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Michael Crabtree #15 of the San Francisco 49ers catches a pass while defended by Patrick Peterson #21 of the Arizona Cardinals at Candlestick Park on November 20, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Arizona Cardinals v San Francisco 49ers
Arizona Cardinals v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Kyle Williams #10 of the San Francisco 49ers catches this short pass in front of Sam Acho #94 of the Arizona Cardinals at Candlestick Park on November 20, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
Arizona Cardinals v San Francisco 49ers
Arizona Cardinals v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers throws a pass against the Arizona Cardinals at Candlestick Park on November 20, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
Arizona Cardinals v San Francisco 49ers
Arizona Cardinals v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Vernon Davis #85 of the San Francisco 49ers catches a touchdown pass in front of Rashad Johnson #49 of the Arizona Cardinals at Candlestick Park on November 20, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Arizona Cardinals v San Francisco 49ers
Arizona Cardinals v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers runs with the ball against the Arizona Cardinals at Candlestick Park on November 20, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Arizona Cardinals v San Francisco 49ers
Arizona Cardinals v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Adam Snyder #68 of the San Francisco 49ers talks to teammates on the sidelines during their game against the Arizona Cardinals at Candlestick Park on November 20, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Arizona Cardinals v San Francisco 49ers
Arizona Cardinals v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Patrick Peterson #21 of the Arizona Cardinals is tackled by the San Francisco 49ers on a punt return Peterson fumbled at Candlestick Park on November 20, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Arizona Cardinals v San Francisco 49ers
Arizona Cardinals v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Kyle Williams #10 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the Arizona Cardinals at Candlestick Park on November 20, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Arizona Cardinals v San Francisco 49ers
Arizona Cardinals v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Donte Whitner #31 of the San Francisco 49ers breaks up this pass in the enzone to Larry Fitzgerald #11 of the Arizona Cardinals at Candlestick Park on November 20, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
Arizona Cardinals v San Francisco 49ers
Arizona Cardinals v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Kyle Williams #10 of the San Francisco 49ers gets tackled by Richard Marshall #31 of the Arizona Cardinals but not before Williams stretches the ball out over the goal-line for an eight yard touchdown at Candlestick Park on November 20, 2011 in San Francisco, California. The 49ers won the game 23-7. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
Arizona Cardinals v San Francisco 49ers
Arizona Cardinals v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Patrick Peterson #21 of the Arizona Cardinals is tackled by the San Francisco 49ers on a punt return Peterson fumbled at Candlestick Park on November 20, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Arizona Cardinals v San Francisco 49ers
Arizona Cardinals v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 20: The Gold Rush San Francisco 49ers cheerleaders cheer on their team during their game against the Arizona Cardinals at Candlestick Park on November 20, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Arizona Cardinals v San Francisco 49ers
Arizona Cardinals v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Patrick Willis #52 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates after a tackle against the Arizona Cardinals at Candlestick Park on November 20, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Arizona Cardinals v San Francisco 49ers
Arizona Cardinals v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers lines up his team during their game against the Arizona Cardinals at Candlestick Park on November 20, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Arizona Cardinals v San Francisco 49ers
Arizona Cardinals v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Bruce Miller #49 of the San Francisco 49ers gets away from O'Brien Schofield #50 of the Arizona Cardinals at Candlestick Park on November 20, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Arizona Cardinals v San Francisco 49ers
Arizona Cardinals v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Defensive Line Coach Jim Tomsula of the San Francisco 49ers walks the sidelines during their game against the Arizona Cardinals at Candlestick Park on November 20, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Head coach Jim Harbaugh (C) of the San Francisco 49ers and his brother, head coach John Harbaugh of the Baltimore Ravens (L) talk with their dad, Jack before the start of the game between the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers at M&T Bank Stadium on November 24, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Baltimore Ravens
BALTIMORE, MD - NOVEMBER 24: Head coach Jim Harbaugh (C) of the San Francisco 49ers and his brother, head coach John Harbaugh of the Baltimore Ravens (L) talk with their dad, Jack before the start of the game between the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers at M&T Bank Stadium on November 24, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
Head coach Jim Harbaugh (C) of the San Francisco 49ers and his brother, head coach John Harbaugh of the Baltimore Ravens (L) talk with their dad, Jack before the start of the game between the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers at M&T Bank Stadium on November 24, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Baltimore Ravens
San Francisco 49ers v Baltimore Ravens
BALTIMORE - NOVEMBER 24: The sun sets behind M&T Bank stadium before the game between the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers on November 24, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Larry French/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Baltimore Ravens
San Francisco 49ers v Baltimore Ravens
BALTIMORE, MD - NOVEMBER 24: Head coach Jim Harbaugh (L) of the San Francisco 49ers and his brother, head coach John Harbaugh of the Baltimore Ravens (C) talk with their parents Jack and Jackie Harbaugh, and John's daughter Allison, before the start of the game between the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers at M&T Bank Stadium on November 24, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Baltimore Ravens
San Francisco 49ers v Baltimore Ravens
BALTIMORE, MD - NOVEMBER 24: A San Francisco 49ers fan holds up a sign during their game against the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium on November 24, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Baltimore Ravens
San Francisco 49ers v Baltimore Ravens
BALTIMORE, MD - NOVEMBER 24: Tarell Brown #25 of the San Francisco 49ers intercepts a pass intended for Torrey Smith #82 of the Baltimore Ravens during the first half at M&T Bank Stadium on November 24, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland. Brown was called for pass interference on the play. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Baltimore Ravens
San Francisco 49ers v Baltimore Ravens
BALTIMORE - NOVEMBER 24: Kendall Hunter #32 of the San Francisco 49ers runs the ball against the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium on November 24, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Larry French/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Baltimore Ravens
San Francisco 49ers v Baltimore Ravens
BALTIMORE, MD - NOVEMBER 24: Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the San Francisco 49ers (L) hugs his brother head coach John Harbaugh of the Baltimore Ravens (R) after the Ravens defeated the 49ers 16-6 at M&T Bank Stadium on November 24, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Baltimore Ravens
San Francisco 49ers v Baltimore Ravens
BALTIMORE, MD - NOVEMBER 24: Ted Ginn #19 of the San Francisco 49ers walks off the field after losing to the Baltimore Ravens 16-6 at M&T Bank Stadium on November 24, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Baltimore Ravens
San Francisco 49ers v Baltimore Ravens
BALTIMORE, MD - NOVEMBER 24: Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers eludes the tackle of Haloti Ngata #92 of the Baltimore Ravens during the first half at M&T Bank Stadium on November 24, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Baltimore Ravens
San Francisco 49ers v Baltimore Ravens
BALTIMORE - NOVEMBER 24: The Baltimore Ravens take the field before the game against the San Francisco 49ers at M&T Bank Stadium on November 24. 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland. The Ravens defeated the 49ers 16-6. (Photo by Larry French/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Baltimore Ravens
San Francisco 49ers v Baltimore Ravens
BALTIMORE - NOVEMBER 24: Fans of the Baltimore Ravens cheer against the San Francisco 49ers at M&T Bank Stadium on November 24. 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland. The Ravens defeated the 49ers 16-6. (Photo by Larry French/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Baltimore Ravens
San Francisco 49ers v Baltimore Ravens
BALTIMORE - NOVEMBER 24: Vernon Davis #85 of the San Francisco 49ers runs the ball against the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium on November 24. 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland. The Ravens defeated the 49ers 16-6. (Photo by Larry French/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Baltimore Ravens
San Francisco 49ers v Baltimore Ravens
BALTIMORE - NOVEMBER 24: Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers runs the ball against the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium on November 24. 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland. The Ravens defeated the 49ers 16-6. (Photo by Larry French/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Baltimore Ravens
San Francisco 49ers v Baltimore Ravens
BALTIMORE, MD - NOVEMBER 24: Helmets of the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers adorn the set of the NFL Network at M&T Bank Stadium on November 24, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Baltimore Ravens
San Francisco 49ers v Baltimore Ravens
BALTIMORE, MD - NOVEMBER 24: NFL Network analyst Deion Sanders looks on from the set before the start of the San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Ravens game at M&T Bank Stadium on November 24, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Baltimore Ravens
San Francisco 49ers v Baltimore Ravens
BALTIMORE, MD - NOVEMBER 24: The Baltimore Ravens offense lines up against the San Francisco 49ers defense at M&T Bank Stadium on November 24, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Baltimore Ravens
San Francisco 49ers v Baltimore Ravens
BALTIMORE, MD - NOVEMBER 24: Ted Ginn #19 of the San Francisco 49ers returns a kick against the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium on November 24, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Baltimore Ravens
San Francisco 49ers v Baltimore Ravens
BALTIMORE, MD - NOVEMBER 24: Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers scrambles against the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium on November 24, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Baltimore Ravens
San Francisco 49ers v Baltimore Ravens
BALTIMORE, MD - NOVEMBER 24: Fans hold up a sign during the San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Ravens game at M&T Bank Stadium on November 24, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
Aldon Smith #99 of the San Francisco 49ers walks off the field after the Baltimore Ravens defeated the 49ers at M&T Bank Stadium on November 24, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Rob Carr/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Baltimore Ravens
BALTIMORE, MD - NOVEMBER 24: Aldon Smith #99 of the San Francisco 49ers walks off the field after the Baltimore Ravens defeated the 49ers at M&T Bank Stadium on November 24, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
Aldon Smith #99 of the San Francisco 49ers walks off the field after the Baltimore Ravens defeated the 49ers at M&T Bank Stadium on November 24, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)
St. Louis Rams v San Francisco 49ers
St. Louis Rams v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 04: Former 49er greats (L-R) Joe Montana and Dwight Clark look on before the game between the St Louis Rams and San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park on December 4, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
St. Louis Rams v San Francisco 49ers
St. Louis Rams v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 04: Alex Smith #11 hands off to Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers against the St. Louis Rams at Candlestick Park on December 4, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
St. Louis Rams v San Francisco 49ers
St. Louis Rams v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 04: Quintin Mikell #27 of the St. Louis Rams tries to steal the ball from Vernon Davis #85 of the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park on December 4, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
St. Louis Rams v San Francisco 49ers
St. Louis Rams v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 04: Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers carries the ball and gets wrapped up by Chris Long #91 of the St Louis Rams at Candlestick Park on December 4, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
Kendall Hunter #32 of the San Francisco 49ers attempts to break the tackle of Craig Dahl #43 of the St Louis Rams at Candlestick Park on December 4, 2011 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
St. Louis Rams v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 04: Kendall Hunter #32 of the San Francisco 49ers attempts to break the tackle of Craig Dahl #43 of the St Louis Rams at Candlestick Park on December 4, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
Kendall Hunter #32 of the San Francisco 49ers attempts to break the tackle of Craig Dahl #43 of the St Louis Rams at Candlestick Park on December 4, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
St. Louis Rams v San Francisco 49ers
St. Louis Rams v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 04: Gatorade is dumped on head coach Jim Harbaugh of the San Francisco 49ers in the final minute of their victory over the St. Louis Rams at Candlestick Park on December 4, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
St. Louis Rams v San Francisco 49ers
St. Louis Rams v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 04: Anthony Dixon #24 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates after they beat the St. Louis Rams at Candlestick Park on December 4, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
St. Louis Rams v San Francisco 49ers
St. Louis Rams v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 04: Kyle Williams #10 of the San Francisco 49ers gets past Josh Gordy #38 of the St. Louis Rams on his way to scoring a touchdown at Candlestick Park on December 4, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
St. Louis Rams v San Francisco 49ers
St. Louis Rams v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 04: Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers runs with the ball against the St. Louis Rams at Candlestick Park on December 4, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
St. Louis Rams v San Francisco 49ers
St. Louis Rams v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 04: Kyle Williams #10 and Vernon Davis #85 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates after Williams scored on a fifty six yard touchdown pass and run against the St Louis Rams at Candlestick Park on December 4, 2011 in San Francisco, California. The 49ers won the game 26-0. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
St. Louis Rams v San Francisco 49ers
St. Louis Rams v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 04: Kyle Williams #10 of the San Francisco 49ers scores on a fifty six yard pass play against the St Louis Rams at Candlestick Park on December 4, 2011 in San Francisco, California. The 49ers won the game 26-0. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
St. Louis Rams v San Francisco 49ers
St. Louis Rams v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 04: Aldon Smith celebrates after sacking quarterback A.J. Feeley #4 of the St Louis Rams at Candlestick Park on December 4, 2011 in San Francisco, California. The 49ers won the game 26-0. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
Michael Crabtree #15 is congratulated by Ted Ginn #19 of the San Francisco 49ers after Crabtree scored a touchdown against the St. Louis Rams at Candlestick Park on December 4, 2011 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
St. Louis Rams v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 04: Michael Crabtree #15 is congratulated by Ted Ginn #19 of the San Francisco 49ers after Crabtree scored a touchdown against the St. Louis Rams at Candlestick Park on December 4, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Michael Crabtree #15 is congratulated by Ted Ginn #19 of the San Francisco 49ers after Crabtree scored a touchdown against the St. Louis Rams at Candlestick Park on December 4, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
St. Louis Rams v San Francisco 49ers
St. Louis Rams v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 04: Dashon Goldson #38 of the San Francisco 49ers intercepts a pass intended for Austin Pettis #18 of the St. Louis Rams at Candlestick Park on December 4, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
St. Louis Rams v San Francisco 49ers
St. Louis Rams v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 04: Larry Grant #54 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates after a play during their game against the St. Louis Rams at Candlestick Park on December 4, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
St. Louis Rams v San Francisco 49ers
St. Louis Rams v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 04: Aldon Smith #99 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates after sacking quarterback A.J. Feeley #4 of the St Louis Rams at Candlestick Park on December 4, 2011 in San Francisco, California. The 49ers won the game 26-0. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
(Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
St. Louis Rams v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 04: Head Coach Jim Harbaugh of the San Francisco 49ers looks on from the sidelines against the St Louis Rams at Candlestick Park on December 4, 2011 in San Francisco, California. The 49ers won the game 26-0. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
(Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
St. Louis Rams v San Francisco 49ers
St. Louis Rams v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 04: Vernon Davis #85 of the San Francisco 49ers looks on smiling from the bench against the St Louis Rams at Candlestick Park on December 4, 2011 in San Francisco, California. The 49ers won the game 26-0. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
St. Louis Rams v San Francisco 49ers
St. Louis Rams v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 04: Kyle Williams #10 of the San Francisco 49ers tries to get away from Quintin Mikell #27 of the St. Louis Rams at Candlestick Park on December 4, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
St. Louis Rams v San Francisco 49ers
St. Louis Rams v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 04: Kyle Williams #10 of the San Francisco 49ers in action against the St. Louis Rams at Candlestick Park on December 4, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Kyle Williams #10 of the San Francisco 49ers in action against the St. Louis Rams at Candlestick Park on December 4, 2011 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
St. Louis Rams v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 04: Kyle Williams #10 of the San Francisco 49ers in action against the St. Louis Rams at Candlestick Park on December 4, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Kyle Williams #10 of the San Francisco 49ers in action against the St. Louis Rams at Candlestick Park on December 4, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
St. Louis Rams v San Francisco 49ers
St. Louis Rams v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 04: The St. Louis Rams line up against the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park on December 4, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
St. Louis Rams v San Francisco 49ers
St. Louis Rams v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 04: Patrick Willis #52 of the San Francisco 49ers runs on to the field for their game against the St. Louis Rams at Candlestick Park on December 4, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
St. Louis Rams v San Francisco 49ers
St. Louis Rams v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 04: A member of the Gold Rush, the San Francisco 49ers cheerleaders, performs during their game against the St. Louis Rams at Candlestick Park on December 4, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Arizona Cardinals
San Francisco 49ers v Arizona Cardinals
GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 11: Ted Ginn Jr. #19 of the San Francisco 49ers cant come up with a diving catch as he is defended by A.J. Jefferson #20 of the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium on December 11, 2011 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Arizona Cardinals
San Francisco 49ers v Arizona Cardinals
GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 11: Runningback Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers breaks away to score on a 37 yard rushing touchdown against the Arizona Cardinals during the thrid quarter of the NFL game at the University of Phoenix Stadium on December 11, 2011 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Arizona Cardinals
San Francisco 49ers v Arizona Cardinals
GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 11: Head coaches Jim Harbaugh (R) of the San Francisco 49ers and Ken Whisenhunt (L) of the Arizona Cardinals shake hands following the NFL game at the University of Phoenix Stadium on December 11, 2011 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the 49ers 21-19. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
Quarterback Alex Smith (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Arizona Cardinals
GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 11: Quarterback Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers walks off the field after being defeated by the Arizona Cardinals in the NFL game at the University of Phoenix Stadium on December 11, 2011 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the 49ers 21-19. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
Quarterback Alex Smith (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Arizona Cardinals
San Francisco 49ers v Arizona Cardinals
GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 11: Runningback Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers breaks away to score on a 37 yard rushing touchdown against the Arizona Cardinals during the thrid quarter of the NFL game at the University of Phoenix Stadium on December 11, 2011 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the 49ers 21-19. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Arizona Cardinals
San Francisco 49ers v Arizona Cardinals
GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 11: Quarterback Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers sits on the bench during the NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on December 11, 2011 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the 49ers 21-19. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Arizona Cardinals
San Francisco 49ers v Arizona Cardinals
GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 11: Tight end Vernon Davis #85 of the San Francisco 49ers runs with the football during the NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on December 11, 2011 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the 49ers 21-19. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Arizona Cardinals
San Francisco 49ers v Arizona Cardinals
GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 11: Cornerback Patrick Peterson #21 of the Arizona Cardinals before the NFL game against the San Francisco 49ers at the University of Phoenix Stadium on December 11, 2011 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the 49ers 21-19. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
Runningback Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers breaks away to score on a 37 yard rushing touchdown against the Arizona Cardinals during the thrid quarter of the NFL game at the University of Phoenix Stadium on December 11, 2011 in Glendale, Arizona.  The Cardinals defeated the 49ers 21-19.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Arizona Cardinals
GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 11: Runningback Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers breaks away to score on a 37 yard rushing touchdown against the Arizona Cardinals during the thrid quarter of the NFL game at the University of Phoenix Stadium on December 11, 2011 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the 49ers 21-19. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
Runningback Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers breaks away to score on a 37 yard rushing touchdown against the Arizona Cardinals during the thrid quarter of the NFL game at the University of Phoenix Stadium on December 11, 2011 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the 49ers 21-19. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Arizona Cardinals
San Francisco 49ers v Arizona Cardinals
GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 11: Runningback Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers breaks away to score on a 37 yard rushing touchdown against the Arizona Cardinals during the thrid quarter of the NFL game at the University of Phoenix Stadium on December 11, 2011 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the 49ers 21-19. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Arizona Cardinals
San Francisco 49ers v Arizona Cardinals
GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 11: Quarterback Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers warms up on the sidelines during the NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on December 11, 2011 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the 49ers 21-19. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Arizona Cardinals
San Francisco 49ers v Arizona Cardinals
GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 11: Runningback Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers rushes the football against the Arizona Cardinals during the NFL game at the University of Phoenix Stadium on December 11, 2011 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the 49ers 21-19. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
Pittsburgh Steelers v San Francisco 49ers
Pittsburgh Steelers v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 19: Defensive back Carlos Rogers #22 of the San Francisco 49ers returns the ball after interception in the first quarter before being tackled by Max Starks #78 of the Pittsburgh Steelers at Candlestick Park on December 19, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Pittsburgh Steelers v San Francisco 49ers
Pittsburgh Steelers v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 19: Quarterback Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers passes the ball in the first quarter against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Candlestick Park on December 19, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Pittsburgh Steelers v San Francisco 49ers
Pittsburgh Steelers v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 19: at Candlestick Park on December 19, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Pittsburgh Steelers v San Francisco 49ers
Pittsburgh Steelers v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 19: Vernon Davis #85 of the San Francisco 49ers gets wrapped up by Cortez Allen #28 of the Pittsburgh Steelers at Candlestick Park on December 19, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
Pittsburgh Steelers v San Francisco 49ers
Pittsburgh Steelers v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 19: Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers after a thirteen yard gain is force out of bounds by Lawrence Timmons #94 of the Pittsburgh Steelers at Candlestick Park on December 19, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
Pittsburgh Steelers v San Francisco 49ers
Pittsburgh Steelers v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 19: Ben Roethlisberger #7 of the Pittsburgh Steelers fumbles the ball after being sacked by Aldon Smith #99 and Justin Smith #94 of the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park on December 19, 2011 in San Francisco, California. Smith recovered the fumble for the 49ers. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Pittsburgh Steelers v San Francisco 49ers
Pittsburgh Steelers v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 19: Ben Roethlisberger #7 of the Pittsburgh Steelers fumbles the ball after being sacked by Aldon Smith #99 and Justin Smith #94 of the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park on December 19, 2011 in San Francisco, California. Smith recovered the fumble for the 49ers. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Pittsburgh Steelers v San Francisco 49ers
Pittsburgh Steelers v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 19: The Gold Rush San Francisco 49ers cheerleaders perform during their game against the Pittsburgh Steelersat Candlestick Park on December 19, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Pittsburgh Steelers v San Francisco 49ers
Pittsburgh Steelers v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 19: Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger #7 of the Pittsburgh Steelers is hit by lineback Aldon Smith #99 of the San Francisco 49ers during the game at Candlestick Park on December 19, 2011 in San Francisco, California. Roethlisberger fumbled on the play. (Photo by Karl Walter/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Arizona Cardinals
San Francisco 49ers v Arizona Cardinals
GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 11: Fan of the San Francisco 49ers during the NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on December 11, 2011 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the 49ers 21-19. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Seattle Seahawks
San Francisco 49ers v Seattle Seahawks
SEATTLE, WA - DECEMBER 12: Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the San Francisco 49ers argues a call with the officials during the first quarter against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field December 24, 2011 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Jay Drowns/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Seattle Seahawks
San Francisco 49ers v Seattle Seahawks
SEATTLE, WA - DECEMBER 12: Quarterback Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers scramble loose from Earl Thomas #29 of the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field December 24, 2011 in Seattle, Washington. San Francisco on 19-17. (Photo by Jay Drowns/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Seattle Seahawks
San Francisco 49ers v Seattle Seahawks
SEATTLE, WA - DECEMBER 12: Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the San Francisco 49ers looks up after checking on Delanie Walker #46 who was injured during the game against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field December 24, 2011 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Jay Drowns/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Seattle Seahawks
San Francisco 49ers v Seattle Seahawks
SEATTLE - DECEMBER 24: Tight end Delanie Walker #46 of the San Francisco 49ers is carted off the field with an injury against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on December 24, 2011 in Seattle, Washington. The 49ers defeated the Seahawks 19-17. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
Marshawn Lynch #24 of the Seattle Seahawks is tackled by members of the San Francisco 49ers defense at CenturyLink Field December 24, 2011 in Seattle, Washington. San Francisco won 19-17. (Photo by Jay Drowns/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Seattle Seahawks
SEATTLE, WA - DECEMBER 12: Marshawn Lynch #24 of the Seattle Seahawks is tackled by members of the San Francisco 49ers defense at CenturyLink Field December 24, 2011 in Seattle, Washington. San Francisco won 19-17. (Photo by Jay Drowns/Getty Images)
Marshawn Lynch #24 of the Seattle Seahawks is tackled by members of the San Francisco 49ers defense at CenturyLink Field December 24, 2011 in Seattle, Washington. San Francisco won 19-17. (Photo by Jay Drowns/Getty Images)
Running back Marshawn Lynch #24 of the Seattle Seahawks rushes against the San Francisco 49ers at CenturyLink Field on December 24, 2011 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Seattle Seahawks
SEATTLE - DECEMBER 24: Running back Marshawn Lynch #24 of the Seattle Seahawks rushes against the San Francisco 49ers at CenturyLink Field on December 24, 2011 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
Running back Marshawn Lynch #24 of the Seattle Seahawks rushes against the San Francisco 49ers at CenturyLink Field on December 24, 2011 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Seattle Seahawks
San Francisco 49ers v Seattle Seahawks
SEATTLE - DECEMBER 24: Running back Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers rushes against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on December 24, 2011 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Seattle Seahawks
San Francisco 49ers v Seattle Seahawks
SEATTLE - DECEMBER 24: A fan holds a sign during the game between the Seattle Seahawks and the San Francisco 49ers at CenturyLink Field on December 24, 2011 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v Seattle Seahawks
San Francisco 49ers v Seattle Seahawks
SEATTLE - DECEMBER 24: Running back Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers rushes against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on December 24, 2011 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
Pittsburgh Steelers v San Francisco 49ers
Pittsburgh Steelers v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 19: Vernon Davis #85 of the San Francisco 49ers is chased by Lawrence Timmons #94 of the Pittsburgh Steelers at Candlestick Park on December 19, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v St. Louis Rams
San Francisco 49ers v St. Louis Rams
ST. LOUIS, MO - JANUARY 1: Michael Crabtree #15 of the San Francisco 49ers scores a touchdown against the St. Louis Rams at the Edward Jones Dome on January 1, 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v St. Louis Rams
San Francisco 49ers v St. Louis Rams
ST. LOUIS, MO - JANUARY 1: Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers looks to pass the ball against the St. Louis Rams at the Edward Jones Dome on January 1, 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v St. Louis Rams
San Francisco 49ers v St. Louis Rams
ST. LOUIS, MO - JANUARY 1: Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers passes against the St. Louis Rams at the Edward Jones Dome on January 1, 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri. The 49ers beat the Rams 34-27. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers v St. Louis Rams
San Francisco 49ers v St. Louis Rams
ST. LOUIS, MO - JANUARY 1: Michael Crabtree #15 of the San Francisco 49ers scorers a touchdown on a fake field goal attempt against St. Louis Rams at the Edward Jones Dome on January 1, 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri. The 49ers beat the Rams 34-27. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
FCS Awards Banquet
FCS Awards Banquet
FRISCO, TX - JANUARY 6: Running back Terrance West of the Towson University Tigers, the 2011 Jerry Rice Award winner (L), poses with former wide receiver Jerry Rice of the San Francisco 49ers during the FCS Awards Banquet at the Frisco Convention Center on January 6, 2012, in Frisco, Texas. (Photo by Brandon Wade/Getty Images for The Sports Network)
FCS Awards Banquet
FCS Awards Banquet
FRISCO, TX - JANUARY 6: Former wide receiver Jerry Rice of the San Francisco 49ers greets running back Shakir Bell of the Indiana State Sycamores during the FCS Awards Banquet at the Frisco Convention Center on January 6, 2012, in Frisco, Texas. (Photo by Brandon Wade/Getty Images for The Sports Network)
FCS Awards Banquet
FCS Awards Banquet
FRISCO, TX - JANUARY 6: Running back Terrance West of the Towson University Tigers, the 2011 Jerry Rice Award winner (L), poses with former wide receiver Jerry Rice of the San Francisco 49ers during the FCS Awards Banquet at the Frisco Convention Center on January 6, 2012, in Frisco, Texas. (Photo by Brandon Wade/Getty Images for The Sports Network)
Divisional Playoffs - New Orleans Saints v San Francisco 49ers
Divisional Playoffs - New Orleans Saints v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JANUARY 14: Tarell Brown #25 of the San Francisco 49ers takes the field for the start of the NFC Divisional playoff game against the New Orleans Saints at Candlestick Park on January 14, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
The fly over is seen before the NFC Divisional playoff game between the San Francisco 49ers and the New Orleans Saints at Candlestick Park on January 14, 2012 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
Divisional Playoffs - New Orleans Saints v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JANUARY 14: The fly over is seen before the NFC Divisional playoff game between the San Francisco 49ers and the New Orleans Saints at Candlestick Park on January 14, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
The fly over is seen before the NFC Divisional playoff game between the San Francisco 49ers and the New Orleans Saints at Candlestick Park on January 14, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
Divisional Playoffs - New Orleans Saints v San Francisco 49ers
Divisional Playoffs - New Orleans Saints v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JANUARY 14: Ahmad Brooks #55 (L) and Patrick Willis #52 (R) of the San Francisco 49ers takes the field for the start of the NFC Divisional playoff game against the New Orleans Saints at Candlestick Park on January 14, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
Divisional Playoffs - New Orleans Saints v San Francisco 49ers
Divisional Playoffs - New Orleans Saints v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JANUARY 14: Tarell Brown #25 of the San Francisco 49ers makes a catch over Devery Henderson #19 of the New Orleans Saints in the second quarter of the NFC Divisional playoff game at Candlestick Park on January 14, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
Dashon Goldson #38 of the San Francisco 49ers tackles Marques Colston #12 of the New Orleans Saints during the first quarter of the NFC Divisional playoff game at Candlestick Park on January 14, 2012 in San Francisco. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
Divisional Playoffs - New Orleans Saints v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JANUARY 14: Marques Colston #12 of the New Orleans Saints catches the ball for a first down against Dashon Goldson #38 of the San Francisco 49ers during the first quarter of the NFC Divisional playoff game at Candlestick Park on January 14, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
Dashon Goldson #38 of the San Francisco 49ers tackles Marques Colston #12 of the New Orleans Saints during the first quarter of the NFC Divisional playoff game at Candlestick Park on January 14, 2012 in San Francisco. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
Divisional Playoffs - New Orleans Saints v San Francisco 49ers
Divisional Playoffs - New Orleans Saints v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JANUARY 14: Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers looks to pass from the pocket in the first quarter against the New Orleans Saints during the NFC Divisional playoff game at Candlestick Park on January 14, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Divisional Playoffs - New Orleans Saints v San Francisco 49ers
Divisional Playoffs - New Orleans Saints v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JANUARY 14: Michael Crabtree #15 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates after scoring a touchdown in the first quarter against the New Orleans Saints during the NFC Divisional playoff game at Candlestick Park on January 14, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
Vernon Davis #85 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates with head coach Jim Harbaugh after Davis scored a touchdown in the first quarter against the New Orleans Saints during the NFC Divisional playoff game at Candlestick Park on January 14, 2012 in San Francisco, California.  (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
Divisional Playoffs - New Orleans Saints v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JANUARY 14: Vernon Davis #85 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates with head coach Jim Harbaugh after Davis scored a touchdown in the first quarter against the New Orleans Saints during the NFC Divisional playoff game at Candlestick Park on January 14, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
Vernon Davis #85 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates with head coach Jim Harbaugh after Davis scored a touchdown in the first quarter against the New Orleans Saints during the NFC Divisional playoff game at Candlestick Park on January 14, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
Divisional Playoffs - New Orleans Saints v San Francisco 49ers
Divisional Playoffs - New Orleans Saints v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JANUARY 14: Vernon Davis #85 of the San Francisco 49ers catches a 49 yard pass from Alex Smith #11 (not pictured) to score a touchdown in the first quarter against the New Orleans Saints during the NFC Divisional playoff game at Candlestick Park on January 14, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
Divisional Playoffs - New Orleans Saints v San Francisco 49ers
Divisional Playoffs - New Orleans Saints v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JANUARY 14: Vernon Davis #85 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates his 49 yard touchdown pass with fans in the first quarter against the New Orleans Saints during the NFC Divisional playoff game at Candlestick Park on January 14, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
Divisional Playoffs - New Orleans Saints v San Francisco 49ers
Divisional Playoffs - New Orleans Saints v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JANUARY 14: Vernon Davis #85 of the San Francisco 49ers catches a 14 yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter against the New Orleans Saints during the NFC Divisional playoff game at Candlestick Park on January 14, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
Divisional Playoffs - New Orleans Saints v San Francisco 49ers
Divisional Playoffs - New Orleans Saints v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JANUARY 14: Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates his touchdown with teammates in the fourth quarter against the New Orleans Saints during the NFC Divisional playoff game at Candlestick Park on January 14, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Vernon Davis #85 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates after they beat the New Orleans Saints in the NFC Divisional playoff game at Candlestick Park on January 14, 2012 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Divisional Playoffs - New Orleans Saints v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JANUARY 14: Vernon Davis #85 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates after they beat the New Orleans Saints in the NFC Divisional playoff game at Candlestick Park on January 14, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Vernon Davis #85 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates after they beat the New Orleans Saints in the NFC Divisional playoff game at Candlestick Park on January 14, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Divisional Playoffs - New Orleans Saints v San Francisco 49ers
Divisional Playoffs - New Orleans Saints v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JANUARY 14: Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints reacts after they lost their game against the the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Divisional playoff game at Candlestick Park on January 14, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Divisional Playoffs - New Orleans Saints v San Francisco 49ers
Divisional Playoffs - New Orleans Saints v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JANUARY 14: Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers runs in for a touchdown against the New Orleans Saints during the fourth quarter of their NFC Divisional playoff game at Candlestick Park on January 14, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Divisional Playoffs - New Orleans Saints v San Francisco 49ers
Divisional Playoffs - New Orleans Saints v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JANUARY 14: Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers plays in the NFC Divisional playoff game against the New Orleans Saints at Candlestick Park on January 14, 2012 in San Francisco, California. The 49ers won the game 36-32. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Divisional Playoffs - New Orleans Saints v San Francisco 49ers
Divisional Playoffs - New Orleans Saints v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JANUARY 14: Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers runs in for a touchdown in the fourth quarter against the New Orleans Saints during the NFC Divisional playoff game at Candlestick Park on January 14, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
Divisional Playoffs - New Orleans Saints v San Francisco 49ers
Divisional Playoffs - New Orleans Saints v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JANUARY 14: Blake Costanzo #51 of the San Francisco 49ers reacts during the NFC Divisional playoff game against the New Orleans Saints at Candlestick Park on January 14, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
Patrick Willis #52 of the San Francisco 49ers.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
Divisional Playoffs - New Orleans Saints v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JANUARY 14: Patrick Willis #52 of the San Francisco 49ers looks on during the NFC Divisional playoff game against the New Orleans Saints at Candlestick Park on January 14, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
Patrick Willis #52 of the San Francisco 49ers. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
Divisional Playoffs - New Orleans Saints v San Francisco 49ers
Divisional Playoffs - New Orleans Saints v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JANUARY 14: Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates with teammate Vernon Davis #85 after winning the NFC Divisional playoff game 36-32 over the New Orleans Saints at Candlestick Park on January 14, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
Divisional Playoffs - New Orleans Saints v San Francisco 49ers
Divisional Playoffs - New Orleans Saints v San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JANUARY 14: Ricky Jean Francois #95 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates after they beat the New Orleans Saints in the NFC Divisional playoff game at Candlestick Park on January 14, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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