Former Baltimore Raven Torrey Smith is coming to San Francisco to fill in the void by the expected departure of free agent wide receiver Michael Crabtree.
When Frank Gore arrived the 49ers were coming off a 2-14 season and there was no real reason for hope among the 49er faithful. Gore’s consistent performances provided that that hope on offense. A few years later the addition of Patrick Willis gave the defense a stout, punishing identity. The duo helped tick the win-loss record higher until Jim Harbaugh arrived to put all the pieces together. It’s clear now that any future success for the franchise will come without any of them.
The 2015 San Francisco 49ers will look much, much different that the team that appeared in the Super Bowl just a couple of seasons ago. Multiple sources report the team will lose two the mainstays of their NFC championship defense: Patrick Willis and Justin Smith.
Some Berkeley parents are tired of marijuana ‘contact’ fumes wafting into their yards from a nearby pot club. They want the city to do something about the “40 Acres Collective” operating out of a building on San Pablo Avenue.
When Alex Smith takes the field against the 49ers at Levi’s Stadium in a Kansas City uniform Sunday, there will be mixed emotions for everybody involved.
Geno Smith knows exactly what Derek Carr is dealing with. First NFL game. First NFL start. First regular-season snap, and all eyes on you.
A Google executive who leads the company’s top secret research division has been tapped to become the next U.S. chief technology officer, responsible for the country’s technology policy and initiatives.
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 Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office has no plans to prosecute San Francisco 49ers player Aldon Smith following his April arrest on suspicion of falsely reporting he had a bomb at Los Angeles International Airport, a spokesman said.
The Oakland Raiders targeted defense on the final day of the NFL draft Saturday, taking five defensive players starting with Louisiana Tech defensive tackle Justin Ellis and Utah cornerback Keith McGill in the fourth round.