49ers starting cornerback Tarell Brown forfeited a $2 million increase in his 2013 base salary when he didn’t show up for the team’s voluntary off-season workouts.
The Wall Street Journal reports 49er players have missed far fewer games due to injury over the last two seasons than the other three teams still in the playoffs. Some 49er players and other observers credit a stretching regimen the coaches won’t talk about.
San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis believes the NFL lockout has been good for Alex Smith but he said the veteran quarterback is “on his last straw” with the team.
Alex Smith is playing the part of quarterback, coach and even part-time media relations liaison this summer for the San Francisco 49ers.