Pro Football

Photos: Raiders In Training

Ausberry Makes Transition To NFL, Raiders Tight End

David Ausberry is making a seamless transition from little-used college wide receiver at USC to NFL tight end with the Oakland Raiders.

CBS San Francisco–08/19/2011

Alex Smith # 11 of the San Francisco 49ers is hit by Will Smith # 91 of the New Orleans Saints during their pre season game at Louisiana Superdome on August 12, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

49ers’ QB Smith Tries Make Good On His Last Stand

Say this about Alex Smith: The guy’s resilient. The top pick of the 2005 NFL Draft, he’s still trying to prove the San Francisco 49ers right and make it as their starting quarterback.

CBS San Francisco–08/19/2011

San Francisco 49ers kicker David Akers. (AP photo)

49ers’ Akers Eager To Master Candlestick’s Tricky Wind

David Akers is still trying to get comfortable in his new surroundings after spending the past 12 seasons in Philadelphia, and coming to the San Francisco 49ers isn’t exactly an easy adjustment.

CBS San Francisco–08/19/2011

This image shows the proposed NFL stadium in Los Angeles. (AEG)

L.A. OKs Move To Bring NFL Back 16 Years After Raiders Departure

Anschutz Entertainment Group’s stadium plan is one of two competing proposals to bring professional football back to Los Angeles some 16 years after the now-Oakland Raiders left the nation’s second-largest market.

CBS San Francisco–08/09/2011