49ers can’t afford to look ahead to next week

Looking ahead a week, it could be the biggest December game the 49ers have played in a long while. But, first, the 49ers have to take care of business today against the Seattle Seahawks.   It’s 35 degrees here at Qwest Field, where the 49ers face a crucial NFC West game against the Seahawks. There is not much wind, so I don’t expect the elements to be much of a…

December 6, 2009

Sun might be factor in today’s game

Welcome to late-November in the San Francisco Bay. The sun is out; no clouds in the sky; and there is only a slight breeze here at Candlestick Park.   If the 49ers want to prolong their dream of earning a spot in the NFC playoffs, they better get to work today against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

November 29, 2009

49ers pregame

At 12:45 p.m., I’m jumping over to the live blog, where I will answer a selected number of questions before and during the game. Click here to join the live blog.   * * *

October 4, 2009

Pregame: 49ers at Vikings

It’s a nice stroll from downtown Minneapolis — past the statue honoring Mary Tyler Moore — to the Metrodome, where the NFL’s only matchup of unbeaten teams this weekend will take place.

September 27, 2009