San Francsico 49ers
Veteran kicker Phil Dawson says he’s returning to the San Francisco 49ers for the 2014 season.
Believe it or not, there are some Bay Area residents who won’t be joining their neighbors on the ‘Quest for Six’ this weekend when the 49ers face the Seattle Seahawks with a trip to the Super Bowl on the line. So where will ‘Hawks fans be flying their “12th Man” flags locally?
CenturyLink field, home to this weekend’s NFC Championship game and the Seattle Seahawks, is perhaps the loudest sporting venue on earth and can be a real advantage for the home team. Just how loud is it?
After suffering a concussion in last Sunday’s tie game with the Rams, 49ers quarterback Alex Smith may be ready to play against the Bears on Monday night. If not, Colin Kaepernick will get the start.
“It is crazy but it’s great crazy, it’s one of those things that, in that 49ers-New Orleans Saints game, I mean, that’s the best game I’ve ever watched,” John Madden said.
The prognosis for Raiders receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey is good a day after he was carted off the field following a scary fourth-quarter head injury in the Raiders win over the Vikings.
The San Francisco 49ers are banning tailgating in the Candlestick Park parking lot after games start, and any season ticket holders caught misbehaving on video will have their tickets revoked.