This is the October 19, 2013 news archive. View today's 49ers rumors and news.

San Francisco 49ers News and Rumors

Source: Titans QB Locker to start vs. 49ers

Source: Titans QB Locker to start vs. 49ers

ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Updated Oct 19, 2013
Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker is expected to start Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers following a two-game absence, a source confirmed to ESPN.
Upvote Share Tweet
  • 49ers activate Quinton Dial

    49ers activate Quinton Dial

    profootballtalk.com Oct 19, 2013
    The 49ers have added rookie defensive tackle Quinton Dial to the roster, the club said on Saturday. A fifth-round pick, the 6-foot-5, 318-pound Dial had spent the first six games on the reserve/non-football injury list with a toe injury. The 49ers now h…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Leaner 49ers Tight End Speeds Through Season

    Leaner 49ers Tight End Speeds Through Season

    nytimes.com Oct 19, 2013
    Vernon Davis, who already has more touchdowns than he did last season, says he has clicked with Colin Kaepernick.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • The N.F.L. Forecast Calls for Defenses to Turn Tougher

    The N.F.L. Forecast Calls for Defenses to Turn Tougher

    nytimes.com Oct 19, 2013
    Defenses are likely to become more prominent as the weather in some places turns nasty, and injuries and fatigue begin wearing down players.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Kaepernick hasn’t forgotten Tennessee draft snub

    Kaepernick hasn’t forgotten Tennessee draft snub

    profootballtalk.com Oct 19, 2013
    Over the next two Sundays, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick will face two of the teams that drafted quarterbacks in 2011 not named Colin Kaepernick. First up, the Titans, who took Jake Locker with the eighth pick. Then comes a London date with the Jag…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • 49ers Team Doctor Found Dead, Was Suspect In Criminal Probe

    49ers Team Doctor Found Dead, Was Suspect In Criminal Probe

    deadspin.com Oct 19, 2013
    Dr. Daniel Garza, the 49ers team physician and a professor of orthopaedic and emergency medicine at Stanford University, was found dead in his home Wednesday. It is being treated as a possible suicide and, according to KRON-Channel 4, he was being inves…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Alameda Ta’amu fined $10,000 for stepping on Alex Boone’s face

    Alameda Ta’amu fined $10,000 for stepping on Alex Boone’s face

    profootballtalk.com Oct 19, 2013
    After a skirmish between Cardinals defensive tackle Alameda Ta’amu and 49ers offensive lineman Alex Boone, Boone went to the sideline screaming, “He kicked me in the f–king face.” The league office was just as unhappy with Ta’amu as Boone was. Ta’amu wa…
    Upvote Share Tweet

Sports Columnists

  • Clayton: Bum Phillips a character who will be missed

    Oct 19
    Longtime Oilers coach Bum Phillips, who died Friday at age 90, was one of the game's great characters, John Clayton writes.