• Niners' Manningham will have MRI on left knee

    Summary of 6 articles · Updated Dec 26, 2012
    That obviously means Manningham won’t play in the playoffs, and a torn ACL this late in the year could affect Manningham into the 2013 season as well. The 49ers, meanwhile, are getting receiver Mario Manningham back from a shoulder injury. They responded by signing Mario Manningham in free agency and using a first-round draft choice for A.J. He had established a solid rapport with quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who completed 13 of 17 passes for 151 yards when targeting Manningham in his six starts. The knee injury will end the season for San Francisco's third-leading receiver. How much will they change to exploit a potential matchup advantage? The 49ers rank last in the NFL this season in yards per game while using three-plus wide receivers on first and second down, according to ESPN Stats & Information.
    • Manningham out: Assessing 49ers' targets

      The San Francisco 49ers ran out of depth at wide receiver in the playoffs last season. They responded by signing Mario Manningham in free agency and using a first-round draft choice for A.J. Jenkins. Depth is becoming a concern again despite those measu…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Manningham active vs. depleted secondary

      SEATTLE -- The Seattle Seahawks had hoped to have cornerbacks Walter Thurmond or Marcus Trufant available to face the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday night. Neither is active. The 49ers, meanwhile, are getting receiver Mario Manningham back from a shoulde…
      Source: ESPN.com

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