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NFL Sunday Night Football: Colin Kaepernick and Co. vs. Jay Cutler's Monsters of the Midway

Barbara Bruno | Posted 11.12.2014 | Sports
Barbara Bruno

It's going to be difficult for the Chicago Bears to vanquish the San Francisco 49ers on opening night at brand new Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara.

Top 5 NFL Pay Cut Candidates

National Football Post | Posted 02.16.2014 | Sports

By Joel Corry, National Football Post A player must not react emotionally if his team asks him to take a pay cut. Before deciding whether to entert...

49ers Stun Packers With Last-Second Win

AP | GENARO C. ARMAS | Posted 03.07.2014 | Sports

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- Home or away. Late summer or during one of the coldest nights of the year. Doesn't matter where or when -- the San Francisc...

HIGHLIGHTS: 49ers Grind Out Win Over Seahawks

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 12.08.2013 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Frank Gore saw a huge hole with the clock ticking down and his team trailing, and went for it with everything he had. Maybe ...

49ers Extend Winning Streak

AP | TERESA M. WALKER | Posted 10.21.2013 | Sports

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers know how to start a very long road trip in winning style. Colin Kaepernick th...

HIGHLIGHTS: 49ers Bounce Back, Flatten Rams

AP | R.B. FALLSTROM | Posted 11.26.2013 | Sports

ST. LOUIS -- Colin Kaepernick threw two touchdown passes, Frank Gore had his first 100-yard game of the season and the San Francisco 49ers' defense st...

Harbaugh's Former QB Outshines Current QB

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 11.22.2013 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO — Andrew Luck faked out the defense, ran untouched into the end zone for a 6-yard touchdown and emphatically threw down the ball with ...

Super Bowl MVP Odds

Posted 02.02.2013 | Sports

Entering Super Bowl XLVIII, 25 quarterbacks have been named Super Bowl MVP. Not surprisingly, Colin Kaepernick and Joe Flacco are the odds-on favorite...

Super Bowl XLVII Player Profiles

AP | BARRY WILNER | Posted 04.04.2013 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Projected starters and key players for the Super Bowl: BALTIMORE RAVENS OFFENSE Joe ...

49ers' Comeback Among Greatest Ever

Posted 01.22.2013 | Sports

The Atlanta Falcons led the San Francisco 49ers 17-0 just seconds into the second quarter of the NFC Championship Game. They were still clinging to a ...

Falcons Blow (Another) Lead

AP | CHARLES ODUM | Posted 03.22.2013 | Sports

ATLANTA — The Falcons blew another postseason lead, and this time they were unable to pull out a win in Pro Bowl tight end Tony Gonzalez's last ...

49ers Rally Past Falcons To Reach Super Bowl

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 03.22.2013 | Sports

ATLANTA — The clutch quarterback. The genius coach. The big-play defense. The San Francisco 49ers are ready to start a new dynasty with a famil...

LIVE: 49ers vs. Falcons

Posted 01.20.2013 | Sports

Asked about the strategy he employed in his record-setting performance against the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Divisional Round, 49ers quarterback Co...

49ers Lean On Gore's Smarts, Savvy

AP | By ANTONIO GONZALEZ | Posted 03.22.2013 | Sports

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers offensive coordinator Greg Roman wants to be a head coach one day soon, and he already knows at least...

Kaepernick Leads 49ers Past Packers

AP | JOSH DUBOW | Posted 03.14.2013 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO — Colin Kaepernick repeatedly raced past the Green Bay defense on option runs. Frank Gore barreled over the Packers on more tradit...

LIVE: Packers vs. 49ers

Posted 01.12.2013 | Sports

Ahead of the 2005 NFL Draft, the choice for the San Francisco 49ers was between Utah quarterback Alex Smith and Cal QB Aaron Rodgers. The 49ers passed...

49ers Power Past Dolphins

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 02.08.2013 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO — Frank Gore purchased a gray hooded sweatshirt months ago specifically for this day, featuring an upside down teal dolphin in dis...

Colin Kaepernick Shines In Second Career Start For 49ers

Jordan Schultz | Posted 01.25.2013 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

With a defense that ranks near the top of every statistical category -- a defense that Jerry Rice told HuffPost was "unquestionably the best in the NFL" -- the choice for Harbaugh essentially comes down to risk. Smith will rarely hurt you but he will rarely win games either. Kaepernick, at least thus far, seems to be the home run hitter who is also willing to hit singles when needed. In other words, the best of both worlds.

49ers Hold Off Seahawks

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 12.18.2012 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO — The San Francisco 49ers sit alone atop the NFC West for now – hardly the kind of firm hold on the division they owned last...

49ers Record-Setting Win

AP | ANTONIO GONZALEZ | Posted 12.07.2012 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO — Joe Montana never did it. Neither did Steve Young or Y.A. Tittle. Even the architect of the West Coast offense, Bill Walsh, coul...

49ers Run All Over Jets

AP | DENNIS WASZAK Jr. | Posted 11.30.2012 | Sports

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The New York Jets were a delicious treat for the San Francisco 49ers. San Francisco used a solid running game, a smothe...

NFL 2012 Season Preview: The NFC West

Barbara Bruno | Posted 11.04.2012 | Sports
Barbara Bruno

The San Francisco 49ers only missed the Super Bowl because Eli Manning is unflappable, the Seattle Seahawks had an offensive upheaval, the St. Louis Rams are struggling with new systems and the Arizona Cardinals need to at least pretend that they believe.

Denver Bronco Peyton Manning: Genius or Idiot?

Linda Kenney Baden | Posted 05.21.2012 | Sports
Linda Kenney Baden

Is Peyton Manning afraid of the unknown? Is he afraid of facing new defensive strategies? Are we supposed to honor him as the greatest quarterback of all-time because he chooses to play against most of the teams he has met before?

49ers Beat Redskins: Frank Gore, Alex Smith Lead 19-11 For 6th Straight Win

AP | By JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 01.06.2012 | Sports

LANDOVER, Md. -- After his fifth straight 100-yard game, a San Francisco 49ers franchise record, Frank Gore donned a dark green military-style jacket,...

Jordan Schultz

San Francisco 49ers Becoming Contenders Virtually Overnight

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 01.03.2012 | Sports

The San Francisco 49ers hold 17 divisional championships. They have won five conference championships and five Super Bowl titles. Yet, as one of the p...