With open house festivities behind them, the 49ers are making some last-minute alterations to their parking and traffic plans for Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara.
Smith’s signing comes after injuries to primary backups Kendall Hunter and LaMichael James in the last week. Hunter is out for the season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee, and James will be sidelined indefinitely with a left elbow injury.
The old mantra of the Harbaugh family is “who’s got it better than us? Nobody!” but that’s not true for 49er Head Coach Jim Harbaugh when he faces off against his older brother John. The Ravens head coach has gotten the better of the former NFL quarterback both during a 2012 Thanksgiving day matchup and during a thrilling Super Bowl which concluded that season. It’s going to be hard for John to regain bragging rights at mom and dad’s house during their August 7th matchup on KPIX 5 unless they find a way to raise the stakes. Here are our suggestions.
Less than a week into training camp the San Francisco 49ers have lost two reserves from their backfield behind veteran running back Frank Gore.
The 49ers confirmed Saturday that running back Kendall Hunter tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee during Friday’s practice.
KPIX 5 got a series of special inside tours from the 49ers as they put the finishing touches on Levi’s Stadium in preparation for the team’s inaugural season in their new Santa Clara home.
Chances are if you had a few thousand dollars to plunk down on a seat license and tickets at the new Levi’s Stadium then you won’t suffer sticker shock from the new menu at 49er games.
While the term ‘ballpark’ normally refers to baseball stadiums with the open, intimate feel of days gone by, you could call Levi’s Stadium the flagship of a new generation of ballparks built just for football.
Levi’s Stadium was designed with mass transit in mind, and the 49ers are banking on heavy use of public transit on game days.
What kind of weather can you expect at Levi’s Stadium during 49ers football in the fall and winter. It may not be the brutal wind conditions at the ‘Stick, but it sure isn’t wind-free.