August 2009

Smith to Get the Start at QB vs Raiders

Matt Maiocco reports on his Twitter page that 49ers QB Alex Smith will get the start Saturday vs. Raiders, 49ers coach Singletary said. It’s his big chance in competition w/ QB Shaun Hill. The battle…



Willis Back on the Practice Field for Niners

49ers Pro Bowl linebacker Patrick Willis was back Monday after missing 22 practices with an ankle and Achilles’ injury. Willis, who suffered the injury during a drill, only participated in individual drills as the team’s…






Crabtree Likley to Sit Out Preseason Games

It looks like first-round pick Michael Crabtree is going to sit out the preseason games for the Niners: A highly placed NFL source said the contract stalemate between the 49ers and first-round draft pick Michael…