Category Archives: Honors and awards
When Jerry Rice looks out upon what promises to be a reverent crowd at Fawcett Stadium in Canton, Ohio, on August 7, he will not be the lone 49er in the wilderness. According to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, … Continue reading
Eddie D slated for duty in Canton, the Santa Clara City Council helps the stadium cause, and Jerry Rice takes to the links again.
Receiver Jerry Rice just moments ago officially became the fourth first-ballot Pro Football Hall of Famer from the 49ers’ core group of the 1980s and ’90s. Rice joins Joe Montana, Ronnie Lott and Steve Young as 49ers stars elected … Continue reading
Because they were on the losing team, the 49ers representation at the Pro Bowl pockets $22,500 for their efforts. The winning share is $45,000. The AFC was a 41-34 winner in the Pro Bowl. Here is how those 49ers fared in … Continue reading
This is the first time I’ve watched the Pro Bowl from start to finish, and it might be the last. This is absolutely dreadful. But I promised to chronicle the exploits of the 49ers’ players, so I’ll continue . … Continue reading
The score is tied at 17-17 as the teams head to their locker rooms at halftime. Here is how the 49ers’ representatives fared in the second quarter of the Pro Bowl:
The 49ers have strong representation in the Pro Bowl with four players suiting up for the game. We’ll provide a summary of each 49ers player at the conclusion of all four quarters. Here is how the 49ers players fared … Continue reading
Linebacker Patrick Willis will not play in the Pro Bowl on Saturday due to a minor knee injury. Carolina linebacker Jon Beason will replace Willis on the NFC roster. Willis had some swelling in his right knee due to … Continue reading
The 49ers will have five players represented at the NFC Pro Bowl on Sunday in Miami, as defensive lineman Justin Smith was the latest player added to the roster. Smith was added to the event after the Vikings’ Kevin … Continue reading
Running back Frank Gore has been added to the NFC Pro Bowl team, it was announced today. He replaces Rams running back Steven Jackson, who withdrew from the game due to a back injury that forced him out of a … Continue reading
The NFC Championship game on Sunday might have an impact on the NFL resumes of two standout 49ers players. If the Vikings defeat the Saints on Sunday, Minnesota running back Adrian Peterson and interior lineman Kevin Williams (as well … Continue reading
UPDATE: The Eagles have hired Bobby April as special-teams coordinator. Niners coach Mike Singletary interviewed April for the team’s vacant position on Tuesday. Singletary also interviewed Larry Mac Duff last week, after Singletary informed Al Everest he would not be … Continue reading
From doghouse to team leader Coach Mike Singletary announced six season-long captains for the 49ers, and they weren’t necessarily slam-dunk appointments.