While Alex Smith's first turnover-free performance of the season was a major key behind the Niners' first victory of 2010, the team's strong all-around defensive effort was equally significant.
An NFL insider says that Ravens NT Kelly Gregg is a perfect example of a veteran player who has a great feel for where the ball is going, consistently displaying how football-smart he is.
Alex Smith threw second-half touchdown passes to Michael Crabtree and Vernon Davis and the San Francisco 49ers finally won their first game, beating the Oakland Raiders 17-9 on Sunday in a sloppy, penalty-filled game.
49ers head coach Mike Singletary told reporters on Monday that embattled QB Alex Smith will start in Week Six vs. the Raiders.
The Niners have been mired in mediocrity too long without a capable triggerman, and may soon need to consider sitting Alex Smith.
A horrible start for the 49ers was enough to do in offensive coordinator Jimmy Raye, who was fired on Monday. Fantasy owners of San Francisco players have reason to smile.
For better or worse, the 49ers appear destined for a season full of over-the-top ups and downs following the second-worst season-opening loss in franchise history.
Although Rams rookie QB Sam Bradford's first NFL start resulted in a 17-13 St. Louis loss, it was the usual fate for quarterbacks who were drafted No. 1 overall, especially those who have started in Week One of their ...
Although most people picked the 49ers to win the NFC West based on their strong defense, their offense was expected to be much improved in 2010. But after the unit's Week One performance, there's reason to panic in ...
After starting out like a house on fire in their season opener in Seattle, the 49ers crashed and burned in embarrassing fashion in Seattle, receiving a very rude awakening from Pete Carroll’s fired-up Seahawks.
You could be in for a rude awakening should you choose to ignore a handful of intriguing fantasy sleepers in the NFC West, such as Seahawks RB Justin Forsett.
Even though the pro football world is currently in shutdown mode, there’s no shutting down the Niners optimism currently flourishing in the City by the Bay.
According to this week's "Whispers," the consensus in the Bay Area is that David Carr and Alex Smith are pretty much cut from the same inconsistent cloth.