More Good News Than Bad As 49ers Start Bye WeekThe 49ers have just started their bye week and have already gotten enough news to last the entire week. While some of it's bad, most of it's good and San Francisco will be a dangerous team coming off their bye week.
49ers Plan Is To Stick To The BasicsHalfway through the week and the 49ers are sticking to the fundamentals for their game against the Lions. They will continue to stress ball security and feature a balance attack with their new Jumbo Package. Unlike the rest of the league, San Francisco doesn't have to worry if their long snapper gets injured.
49ers Agree On 5-Year Deal With McDonald, Source SaysThe San Francisco 49ers reached agreement Wednesday on a five-year contract with defensive lineman Ray McDonald, according to a person with knowledge of the negotiations.
49ers Find A Young Runner For Gore To GroomThe Niners added depth to their depleted backfield Saturday, taking Oklahoma State running back Kendall Hunter with the 115th overall pick in the fourth round of the NFL draft -- the first of eight selections by San Francisco on the draft's final day.