Alex Smith completed a 14-yard TD pass to Vernon Davis with nine seconds left, and resurgent San Francisco capitalized on five New Orleans turnovers for a thrilling 36-32 playoff victory Saturday.
San Francisco rode its top-ranked run defense to beat Pittsburgh and its ailing QB, Ben Roethlisberger, 20-3 on Monday night.
The 49ers have placed WR Josh Morgan on injured reserve and signed former Packers WR Brett Swain.
Even though his receiving opportunities might be reduced, Vernon Davis figures to be one of the league's most explosive tight ends in what is expected to be a very TE-friendly 49ers offense.
Every year, someone at the NFL Scouting Combine makes a name for himself based on the numbers that he put up. We investigate the NFL success of some recent workout warriors.
At this stage of the season, fantasy owners must factor the weather into their lineup decisions, such as in the Patriots-Bears game Sunday in wintry Chicago, writes Pat Fitzmaurice.
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fifth of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ Week 13 game against the Niners in Green Bay.
When Cardinals SS Adrian Wilson criticized some teammates for being too lax, one player he was almost certainly referring to was Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, according to our NFC West Whispers.
49ers TE Vernon Davis sprained his ankle during the first half of Sunday's game vs. the Broncos and is doubtful to return.
According to the official Twitter account of the 49ers, TE Vernon Davis and RB Anthony Dixon are questionable for Sunday's NFL International Series game against the Broncos at London's Wembley Stadium.
According to the official Twitter account of the 49ers, TE Vernon Davis did not practice again on Thursday because of an ankle injury as the team prepares for Sunday's game against the Broncos in London.
Vernon Davis has reportedly agreed to a five-year, $37 million contract extension, making the 49ers' tight end the highest-paid player at his position.
We hear the profanity-laced altercation between Vernon Davis and Michael Crabtree the day before the 49ers' preseason finale might have been triggered by frustration over Crabtree's lack of playing time.
TE Vernon Davis and WR Michael Crabtree had to be removed from practice and counseled by coach Mike Singletary following a non-football related dispute.
With a $7 million salary due him as a franchise free agent, 49ers NT Aubrayo Franklin is expected to report to training camp, our "Whispers" indicate.
The position has gone from vogue to passé and might now be back in again. But why don’t tight ends like Philadelphia's Brent Celek get the true recognition they deserve?
Injuries have forced Raiders RB Darren McFadden to miss seven games in two seasons, hampering his production, but Oakland head coach Tom Cable says he hasn't lost hope in the former first-round draft choice, according to this week's ...