Wednesday’s injury report

Here’s Wednesday’s injury report: 49ers: Out (Definitely Will Not Play): CB Tramaine Brock (hand), WR Braylon Edwards (knee), RB Moran Norris (fibula). Did Not Participate In Practice: G Mike Iupati (knee). Limited Participation In Practice: LB NaVorro Bowman (neck), WR Michael Crabtree (feet), S Dashon Goldson (knee), G Adam Snyder (forearm), DT Isaac Sopoaga (infection), CB Shawntae Spencer (toe). Full Participation In Practice: WR Ted Ginn Jr. (finger). Lions: Did…

October 12, 2011

Jim Harbaugh on Alex Smith: “Plays with a very calm demeanor and makes good quality decisions.”

SANTA CLARA – Here is the transcript of Jim Harbaugh’s Friday Press Conference, courtesy of the 49ers. The first question doesn’t make sense unless you know that all the 49ers coaches wore their blue collar shirts to practice today, including Harbaugh. The players wore shorts ‘n shells and the coaches wore short-sleeve, blue collar button-up shirts with their first names embroidered onto little white patches, which were themselves embroidered above…

October 7, 2011

Isaac Sopoaga and Shawntae Spencer do not practice

Update: According to Matt Barrows, Isaac Sopoaga has a staph infection. Here’s what Wednesday’s injury report looks like. 49ers: Out (Definitely Will Not Play): CB Tramaine Brock (hand), WR Braylon Edwards (knee), RB Moran Norris (fibula) Did Not Participate In Practice: DT Isaac Sopoaga (infection), CB Shawntae Spencer (toe) Limited Participation In Practice: WR Michael Crabtree (feet), RB Frank Gore (ankle), G Mike Iupati (neck), G Adam Snyder (hamstring) Buccaneers:…

October 5, 2011

Locker Room Luau, Starring Isaac Sopoaga

SANTA CLARA – To be accurate, the luau started in the showers and then moved to the locker room. Isaac Sopoaga brought the speakers for his iPhone with him to the showers and put on a reggae song called Jah Live by a South African artist named Lucky Dube. The song starts with a lady singing, “Jah lives!” Will Tukuafu and Sealver Siliga sang along to this part in a…

August 24, 2011

Singletary playing familiar tune with The Smiths

Given the circumstances, 49ers coach Mike Singletary said quarterback Alex Smith “handled himself about as well he could” in a 34-7 loss to the Chargers on Thursday night. Even so, Singletary said he considered benching Smith during the game. And today he reiterated what he said after the loss: He hasn’t made a decision on whether Alex Smith or Troy Smith will start at St. Louis on Dec. 26. Just…

December 17, 2010