Stevie Johnson: The ‘X-Factor’ in Waiting

If Stevie Johnson is frustrated with his limited role, he certainly isn’t showing it. The veteran wide receiver caught zero passes in the San Francisco 49ers 17-13 win over the Washington Redskins on Sunday, which marked the first time since 2009 that he’s gone an entire game without making a catch—a streak that stretched 70 games. On Monday in the more »

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Harbaugh Doesn’t ‘Anticipate’ That NaVorro Bowman Will Practice This Week

It doesn’t look like NaVorro will be hitting the practice fields this week in Santa Clara. “Yeah, [we’ll] take it weak-by-week with NaVorro,” said San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh during a press conference on Monday at Levi’s Stadium. “And, this week will be another week of rehabilitation and continuing to do what he’s been doing. Don’t anticipate any more »

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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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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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