49ers coach Jim Harbaugh is declining to respond to reports that he is weighing an offer from Michigan to become the new football coach at his alma mater.
Smith, Tanner are experienced NFL backups
The San Francisco 49ers announced the release of Ray McDonald following the announcement by San Jose police the defensive end is under investigation for an alleged sexual assault.
At 31, Gore may not be in team's plans for next season
Backup linebacker Nick Moody wasn't nearly as effective
All the San Francisco 49ers have known with Jim Harbaugh as head coach is playing deep into January with a trip to the Super Bowl at stake.