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2014-08-07 23:03:54

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2009-10-04 19:11:33

Shaun Hill passed for two touchdowns and Patrick Willis scored on a 23-yard interception return Sunday, helping San Francisco bomb the St. Louis Rams 35-0. The 49ers (3-1) also scored on an end zone fumble recovery by Scott McKillop and an 11-yard fumble return by Ray McDonald. Hill, who completed 14-of-24 passes for 152 yards, hit Vernon Davis on a 13-yard scoring toss and Josh Morgan on a 24-yarder. Kyle Boller, replacing the injured Marc Bulger at quarterback for St. Louis (0-4), connected...

2009-09-23 15:07:24

San Francisco running back Frank Gore has been named the NFC Offensive Player of the Week. The former University of Miami-Florida product gained 207 yards on 16 attempts, including touchdown runs of 79 and 80 yards, leading the 49ers to a 23-10 win over Seattle. His 12.9 yards per carry average Sunday represented the NFL's third-highest single-game mark since 1970 and he joined former Detroit great Barry Sanders with two touchdown runs of at least 75 yards in one game. It marked Gore's 16th...

2009-09-20 19:52:00

Frank Gore ran for touchdowns of 79 and 80 yards and totaled 207 yards rushing Sunday, carrying the San Francisco 49ers past the Seattle Seahawks 23-10. Gore also caught five passes for 39 yards. Shaun Hill completed 19-of-26 passes for 144 yards and Joe Nedney kicked field goals of 37, 42 and 39 yards for San Francisco (2-0). Seattle quarterback Matt Hasselbeck passed for 97 yards before leaving the game with a rib injury in the first half. His replacement, Seneca Wallace, completed 15-of-23...

2009-09-13 19:40:34

Frank Gore scored two touchdowns and Joe Nedney kicked two field goals Sunday, carrying the San Francisco 49ers past the Arizona Cardinals 20-16. Gore ran for a 6-yard TD and caught a pass from Shaun Hill on a 3-yard scoring play. Nedney booted field goals from 37 and 50 yards. Shaun Hill completed 18-of-31 passes for 209 yards for the 49ers (1-0). Kurt Warner was 26-of-44 for 288 yards and a touchdown with two interceptions for Arizona (0-1).

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2009-08-24 20:24:52

San Francisco Coach Mike Singletary announced Monday that Shaun Hill would quarterback the 49ers in their season opener Sept. 13. Singletary originally indicated he would probably wait until after his team's third pre-season game to decide his starter at quarterback, but needed only two contests to make up his mind. I'm very excited about how Shaun ended last season and how he's progressed through the off-season, Singletary said. Hill dueled with Alex Smith, the No. 1 choice in the NFL draft...

2009-03-10 14:32:37

San Francisco 49ers backup quarterback Alex Smith Tuesday reached a restructured two-year contract with the NFL team. Smith, San Francisco's first overall pick in the 2005 NFL Draft, missed the entire 2008 season with an injured right shoulder. He threw for 914 yards with two touchdowns and four interceptions in seven games in 2007. No financial terms were released but the deal was believed to be worth $2 million to $3 million per season. His old contract called for him to receive $9.62...

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2008-12-30 16:49:03

The San Francisco 49ers have fired offensive coordinator Mike Martz, Coach Mike Singletary announced Tuesday. Martz, 57, who was head coach of the St. Louis Rams from 2000 through 2005 and offensive coordinator in Detroit for two years, spent just one season with the 49ers. After an evaluation period I felt it was best to go in a different direction, Singletary said. This was not an easy decision because I appreciate Mike Martz, and I enjoyed working with him. He is a true professional, and I...

2008-12-28 19:26:00

Joe Nedney's 39-yard field goal as time expired Sunday gave the San Francisco 49ers a 27-24 victory over the Washington Redskins. Nedney's kick capped a 73-yard drive that included Shaun Hill passes to Jason Hill, Michael Robinson and Bryant Johnson. Shaun Hill finished 21-of-30 passing for 245 yards and a touchdown. He also ran for a score. San Francisco (7-9) won four of its last five games under Mike Singletary, who was named interim coach in October when the team fired Mike Nolan. The...

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2008-12-25 13:32:04

The San Francisco 49ers plan to hire interim head coach Mike Singletary on a full-time basis, a source told the Sacramento Bee. The newspaper reported Thursday Singletary met with team officials earlier this week, when the decision was made to offer him a multiyear contract soon after the 49ers' season-finale Sunday against the Washington Redskins. San Francisco has won three of its last four games. The former Chicago Bears all-pro linebacker replaced the fired Mike Nolan in October, doubled...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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