September 2008


Alex Smith Doubtful for Today

Alex Smith is doubtful for Sunday’s game against the Cardinals as he is battling another problem with his surgically-repaired right shoulder. Smith will consult with Dr. James Andrews, the renowned surgeon who worked on Smith’s…



Saturday Niners News and Notes

This is the third year in a row in which the 49ers and Cardinals will open their season together. The Niners lost in 2006, 34-27, but won the 2007 opener, 20-17. Both teams are basically…


Talking Pigskin: Pork Recipes for the 49ers

Are you ready for some pigskin? Pork recipes, that is. Food & Wine has paired 32 of their most delicious pork dishes with each of the NFL’s 32 teams.. Find out what dish they chose…



NFL To Honor Gene Upshaw

The NFL announced yesterday that the late Gene Upshaw will be honored at each of the league’s 16 opening weekend games. All players will wear a special patch throughout the 2008 season containing Upshaw’s initials…


Niners Name Four Captains for 08 Season

The 49’ers players have selected four captains for this upcoming 2008 season: center Eric Heitmann by the offense, linebacker Patrick Willis by the offense, Michael Robinson by the special teams and player representative Walt Harris….