How to beat the 49ers

Now that we’re halfway through the season, there’s a book on how to beat the 49ers. We know it, the 49ers know it – it’s their job to know it — and the rest of the NFL knows it. Let’s explain that game plan and list the teams that can pull it off. Stop the run with seven defenders. If you can do that, you can beat the 49ers. You…

November 7, 2012

Live blog: 49ers vs. Vikings

SAN FRANCISCO — This is the live blog for the 49ers’ preseason opener against the Minnesota Vikings. I’ll be updating this from the press box throughout the game with information and analysis. 5:17 Both Michael Crabtree and Randy Moss are doing all the pregame warmups. This is  Moss’ first game since 2010 and Crabtree’s first preseason game ever. 5:23 Four 49ers are not suited up: DT Will Tukuafu, WR Joe Hastings,…

August 10, 2012