Patrick Willis

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 08: Running back Marshawn Lynch #24 of the Seattle Seahawks gets caught by linebackers Patrick Willis #52 and NaVorro Bowman #53 of the San Francisco 49ers after a gain of six yards early in the first quarter on December 8, 2013 at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California. The 49ers won 19-17. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

49er Defense Must Stop Run, Create Turnovers To Defeat Seattle

When the 49ers and Seahawks meet for the third time this season the stakes could not be higher. The winner will move on to the Super Bowl, while the loser will have to deal with falling just short of the big stage and to make matters worse at the hands of their hated division rival.

01/14/2014

Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the San Francisco 49ers waves to the crowd as he runs off the field at Candlestick Park.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Say Goodbye To Nostalgic Candlestick Park

“The Stick” says its last public goodbye after a run of Super Bowl success; baseball greats like Willie Mays and home run king Barry Bonds; the 1989 earthquake that interrupted the Bay Bridge World Series; and even The Beatles’ farewell concert.

12/22/2013

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Flacco Proves Doubters Wrong By Leading Ravens To Super Bowl Glory

Joe Flacco proved his doubters wrong by leading the Baltimore Ravens to Super Bowl glory.

02/03/2013

Clay Matthews (Photo Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

NFC All-Pro Selections – Defense

Defense wins championships. But these days it’s a certain kind of defense. Check out our NFC all-pro defense to see who excels.

01/13/2013

Jason Pierre-Paul (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Silverman: A Look At The Five Most Impactful Defensive Players In The NFL

Going into Week 2, here’s a look at the five most impactful defensive players in the league.

09/14/2012

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Palladino: Candlestick Field Will Be Softer Than Giants’ Jacobs

Unfortunately for Brandon Jacobs, he may not have a chance to prove Jerry Rice wrong. The Stick could well become a quagmire by game time Sunday.

WFAN–01/20/2012

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JANUARY 14: Alex Smith #11 and Vernon Davis #85 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrate a touchdown with teammates in the fourth quarter against the New Orleans Saints during the NFC Divisional playoff game at Candlestick Park on January 14, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

49ers Pull Out Stunning Victory, Will Face Giants-Packers Winner

The San Francisco 49ers won a thriller over the New Orleans Saints to advance to the NFC Championship game where they’ll face the winner of the Giants and Packers.

WFAN–01/14/2012

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Keidel: Jim Harbaugh, The San Francisco Treat

It happens all the time. George Seifert inherited Bill Walsh’s dynasty and won a Super Bowl. And now we have Jim Harbaugh burnishing Mike Singletary’s behemoth. Huh?

WFAN–11/16/2011