- NaVorro Bowman's first game back from injury memorable Updated: Aug-24-15 6:39 pm
SANTA CLARA, California - Jim Tomsula has said it over and over again: He reserves the right to back off NaVorro Bowman if he senses the star middle linebacker might need a break.
- Hard-hitting Nick Moody looks to make mark on 49ers defense Updated: Aug-18-15 10:33 pm
SANTA CLARA, California - Joe Gaines and other teachers at Nick Moody's elementary school used to regularly pull the boy aside and remind him that physical stiff-arms and hip-checks on the playground could really hurt others.
- Quinton Dial could be big part of 49ers revamped DL Updated: Aug-03-15 8:33 pm
SANTA CLARA, California - Quinton Dial is running with the first-team defense for the San Francisco 49ers, who are looking to once again turn a young, raw prospect into a producer along their defensive line after the departure of long-time starters Ray McDonald and five-time Pro Bowler Justin Smith.