- Defensive lineman Mike Purcell's pick-6 highlight for 49ers Updated: Aug-24-15 12:41 am
SANTA CLARA, California - Long black hair swinging from his helmet, 303-pound defensive lineman Mike Purcell - not strong-armed quarterback Colin Kaepernick - provided the highlight touchdown of the night for the San Francisco 49ers.
- Hoyer throws TD pass, helps Texans beat 49ers 23-10 Updated: Aug-16-15 12:29 am
HOUSTON - Brian Hoyer made the most of his limited opportunity Saturday night.
- At 40, Phil Dawson enjoys role as mentor to rookie punter Updated: Aug-11-15 10:17 pm
SANTA CLARA, California - One's the oldest on the team by a long shot at 40 and entering his 17th NFL season. The other is a poised rookie and the 49ers' youngest player who just turned 21 in June.
- Early retirement: players call it quits in prime of careers Updated: Jul-30-15 2:53 am
SANTA CLARA, California - Patrick Willis walked away first with a nagging toe injury that kept him from being the dominant All-Pro linebacker of his prime.