Fangio Says NaVorro Bowman Has a Doctor’s Appointment on Friday

On Tuesday, the San Francisco 49ers opened NaVorro Bowman’s 21-day practice window. However, the all-pro linebacker isn’t nearly ready to hit the practice fields in Santa Clara. Defensive coordinator Vic Fangio provided an update on Bowman during a press conference on Thursday. “I know he has an appointment with the doctor this Friday and he’ll get more feedback,” said Fangio. more »

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DeSean Jackson: ‘I Had Some Talks’ With the San Francisco 49ers During Free Agency

Last offseason, DeSean Jackson was unemployed after the Philadelphia Eagles axed him from the roster. The San Francisco 49ers were a potential landing spot for the veteran wide receiver. “Yea I had some talks with them. You know, the general manager [Trent Baalke], [head] coach [Jim] Harbaugh, things like that,” said the 27-year-old in a conference call on Tuesday in more »

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An Inside Look at Avaya Stadium, the New Home of the San Jose Earthquakes

The San Jose Earthquakes are putting the finishing touches on the club’s new home, and on Wednesday the team announced that it will be called Avaya Stadium. Here are some photos and videos from around the new stadium. The video board at Avaya Stadium. #Quakes74 pic.twitter.com/CCNdR9pz37 — Karl Buscheck (@KarlBuscheck) November 19, 2014 The new stadium at the new stadium. more »

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Eric Reid: ‘The More People Try to Divide Us, the More We Come Together’

From rumors about head coach Jim Harbaugh’s potential departure to reports that outside linebacker Ahmad Brooks benched himself in the win over the New York Giants, there’s been a lot of outside noise swirling around the San Francisco 49ers. Eric Reid isn’t listening. “You know we’ve been saying it for a long time—not pointing fingers at you guys (reporters) in more »

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Harbaugh on the Ahmad Brooks Situation: ‘We’ve Addressed It’

Apparently Jim Harbaugh and Ahmad Brooks have worked things out. “We’ve addressed it. We’ve had those conversations, and onward,” said the San Francisco 49ers head coach during a press conference on Monday. According to a report from Fox’s Jay Glazer, the outside linebacker benched himself during the 49ers’ win over the New York Giants because he was frustrated with his more »

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Vic Fangio on Losing Patrick Willis: ‘You Just Don’t Replace a Guy Like That’

As good as rookie Chris Borland has been, he’s no Patrick Willis. Nobody understands that better than the San Francisco 49ers defensive mastermind/coordinator Vic Fangio. “Well it’s extremely difficult,” explained Fangio on the task of stepping in for the the six-time All-Pro. “Patrick’s got tremendous talent in all phases of defensive football both versus the run and versus the pass. more »

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