San Francisco 49ers
The 49ers went on the road for the second straight week, and earned their second straight win. It took a last stand by the defense, but it was important for San Francisco to win this game, and they did due to the play of their defense and running game.
Rookie linebacker Chris Borland intercepted a 4th-down pass by Eli Manning at the 49ers 2, capping a goal-line stand in San Francisco’s 16-10 victory Sunday.
The 49ers and Giants have to game plan for some missing players this week, but none that they can’t overcome. There will be several game time decisions, but no big name is really in danger of sitting this one out, other than Patrick Willis.
The 49ers play the 3-6 Giants in New York Sunday with a chance to move up in the NFC West standings.
Refer to this travel guide when attending the San Francisco 49ers home game against the Seattle Seahawks on Thanksgiving.
Police Chief Larry Esquivel has already reimbursed the team for the tickets, but the Independent Police Auditor said that may not be enough.
So Michael Crabtree isn’t happy with his role. He said so to reporters following the 49ers thrilling, possibly season-saving victory in New Orleans in which Crabtree hauled in the season-saving 51-yard bomb to set up the game-tying field goal.
The 49ers have lost All-Pro linebacker Patrick Willis for the season. He announced Tuesday he’ll have surgery on his injured big toe after missing the last three games.
It has been said that Aldon Smith’s suspension was not reduced because he didn’t comply with all the requirements of his suspension. But both he and the NFLPA disagree, and they appear to be the ones who are right.
After Santa Clara County prosecutors dropped domestic violence charges against Ray McDonald, the San Francisco 49er shared his side of the story.