Colin Kaepernick had a simple explanation for what made Michael Crabtree his favorite 49ers receiver last season: "He got open." Not so simple is figuring out how the 49ers will replace Crabtree for at least the first couple months this season.
On Wednesday, as first reported by Mike Garafolo of USA Today Sports , the San Francisco 49ers were given some bad news as wide receiver Michael Crabtree had torn his Achilles Tendon during organized team activities on Tuesday.
Present but not participating in early drills were left guard Mike Iupati, defensive tackle Justin Smith, and linebackers Aldon Smith and Ahmad Brooks.
To anyone that has ever regaled the idea of a player-led football team, the San Francisco 49ers are the closest thing since a Jon Gruden-led Buccaneers team in the early 2000-decade . Despite their wild, nothing-to-lose style of play, the 49ers easily flaunt, pound-for-pound, one of the best rosters in the league.
Patton was a fourth-round selection out of Louisiana Tech. He is the sixth of the team's 11 draft picks to sign.
The San Francisco 49ers suddenly have a huge void in their receiving corps as they chase another Super Bowl berth: Michael Crabtree is sidelined after surgery on his right Achilles tendon.
Feb 3, 2013; New Orleans, LA, USA; Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice is tackled by San Francisco 49ers strong safety Donte Whitner in the second quarter in Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
The San Francisco 49ers offense suffered a heavy blow on Wednesday. Wide receiver Michael Crabtree reportedly tore his Achilles tendon during OTAs on Tuesday, according to USA Today .
On Wednesday, San Francisco claimed long snapper Kyle Nelson off waivers from the Chargers.
San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh has been involved with the sport of IndyCar Racing ever since his playing days for the Indianapolis Colts in the late 1990's. Now he gets a chance to play a part in one of motor racing's greatest spectacles.
JENKINS: I worked out with Kaepernick down there in Atlanta. I was working hard, learning the playbook, gaining some weight.
With the way the San Francisco 49ers and Houston Texans have played over the last two seasons, there's a good chance these two teams will have the opportunity to host and play in the Super Bowl a few years from now.
NFL owners on Tuesday selected the San Francisco 49ers' new Santa Clara stadium to host the 50th Super Bowl in 2016, sending the nation's biggest sporting event back to the Bay Area for the first time since 1985.
The 50th anniversary of the most prestigious game in professional sports will take place in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Only a Colin Kaepernick deep ball away from the San Francisco 49ers' practice field, Levi's Stadium is taking shape in a hurry.
Its a week today since l received the sad news that after a month's gallant fight against Colon Cancer, my beloved dad succumbed to it and passed away.