Weaver Niners new receiving weapon?

One big hit on Eric Johnson last week meant one big leap in Jed Weaver's value to the 49ers. And the fifth-year veteran, in his first year with the team, is anxious to show everybody his worth. "I expect to step in and be the guy now," said Weaver, San Francisco's new starting tight end. The Niners - with Johnson out at least the first 10 weeks of the season with a broken collarbone - are expecting the very same thing.
August 27, 2003

Rating the rookie debuts

The 49ers took a long look at their seven-player draft class during Saturday night's exhibition victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. Some rookies performed better than others, coach Dennis Erickson said early Sunday evening. Also: Sunday's injury report.
August 10, 2003

Taking stock at camp

Taking a look at whose stock is rising, falling and holding firm at 49ers training camp as the Niners begin eyeing their first preseason audition Saturday at Kansas City.
August 5, 2003

Ack's Insights

In this week's Insight's article, I review the upcoming football camp, off-seaon conditioning, talk about the Gator football opener and much more.
June 11, 2003