This is the December 7, 2012 news archive. View today's 49ers rumors and news.
49ers' A.J. Jenkins likely to make debut
49ers' A.J. Jenkins likely to make debut [...] in the 13th game of his rookie season, 49ers wide receiver A.J. Jenkins might step onto the field. Before their loss to the Rams, the 49ers had dropped five games and tied one under Harbaugh. The NFL issued…Upvote Share Tweet
49ers' Smith in historic sack race49ers' Smith in historic sack race Dean also is realistic enough to know that a premier pass rusher, such as 49ers outside linebacker Aldon Smith, can make a bigger impact in today's pass-happy NFL than Dean did in his era. Smith is only 23 years old, n…Upvote Share Tweet
49ers' Gore (wrist) expected in vs. DolphinsESPN.com Updated Dec 7, 2012Frank Gore carries a heavy load every week for the 49ers and it will be more of the same when San Francisco hosts the Miami Dolphins on Sunday.Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Dec 7, 2012NEW YORK (AP) -- Denver Broncos defensive end Von Miller was fined $25,000 by the NFL on Friday for his hit below the knee of Tampa Bay quarterback Josh Freeman last week.Upvote Share Tweet
Michael Rosenberg: On the verge of history, Calvin Johnson strives to be even betterCNNSI.com Updated Dec 7, 2012Calvin Johnson may not yet belong among the great wide receivers in NFL history. But by creeping up on Jerry Rice's receiving record, Johnson is getting close, writes Michael Rosenberg.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Dec 7, 2012The St. Louis Rams came after San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick in Week 13, sending five-plus pass-rushers more than 60 percent of the time. That was a single-game high for the Rams over the past two seasons. That tactic forced Kaepernick…Upvote Share Tweet
49ers stadium tops out with signature event49ers stadium tops out with signature event The I-beam constituting the highest point of the 49ers' stadium under construction in Santa Clara was raised into place Thursday, accompanied by a ceremony. But first the beam accumulated a mass of signatures,…Upvote Share Tweet
'Playbook': Miami Dolphins vs. San Francisco 49ersDec 7Can the Miami Dolphins find a way to stop San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick? The "Playbook" guys discuss why Kaepernick provides new elements to the offense.
Donte Whitner: 'We will roll with Kaep'Dec 7San Francisco 49ers safety Donte Whitner, who originally supported Alex Smith as the 49ers starting QB, joins "Around the League" to show his support for QB Colin Kaepernick.
Peter King: Griffin, 'Skins taking advantage of opponents' aggressive defe…Dec 7So I am fairly smitten with this option offense Washington is running, called by offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan and executed with precocious zeal by 22-year-old franchise quarterback Robert Griffin III. A big test comes Sunday at home against Balti…
The Sports Guy talks NBA leadership with Bill Russell, plus Week 14 picksDec 7Thoughts on Bill Russell, Kobe Bryant, and the different paths to immortality.