Count the Seattle Seahawks among those who closely watched the 49ers hand the Pittsburgh Steelers a convincing 20-3 loss on Monday night at Candlestick Park.
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The 49ers all-time leading rusher was the subject of our latest 49ers Gameday Magazine.
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Following a 2.5-sack performance on Monday Night Football against the Pittsburgh Steelers, 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been nominated for the NFL Pepsi Rookie of the Week. Visit NFL.com/rookies to vote for Smith.
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The 49ers moved to 11-3 with a decisive 20-3 victory over the visiting Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday Night Football. 49ers Public Relations presents the following game notes and quotes from the Week 15 matchup.
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It’s the marquee matchup of the week and it’s being played on the game’s biggest stage, Monday Night Football. Both teams are 10-3 and need a win for playoff positioning…so what’s not to like about tonight’s game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Pittsburgh Steelers.
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With Monday Night Football returning to Candlestick Park, the San Francisco 49ers remind fans the game will start at 5:30 p.m. and should carefully plan their trip to the stadium.
Fans will contend with commute traffic, especially around the time the game begins. Jim Mercurio, Vice President of Stadium Operations and Security, recommends the following to help make the Monday Night Football game more enjoyable:
- Carpool or use public transportation. Public transportation options for Monday’s game are available at the SFMTA web site.
- Drivers should arrive at the stadium at least 90 minutes prior to kickoff.
The 49ers have special pregame entertainment and activities for fans that enter the stadium early, including a 50% discount on food and soft drinks at several concessions stands. The Grand Plaza opens at 2:30 p.m.
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When the 49ers and Pittsburgh Steelers do battle on Monday night at Candlestick Park, two of the league’s top defenses will be showcased.
The Steelers have perennially featured one of the NFL’s most vaunted defensive units and the 49ers have joined that conversation this year under new coach Jim Harbaugh and his staff, which includes defensive coordinator Vic Fangio.
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The San Francisco 49ers today announced that they have signed LB Michael Wilhoite to the team’s practice squad. The team also released RB Ian Johnson from the unit.
Wilhoite (6-0, 240) signed with the Omaha Nighthawks of the UFL as an undrafted free agent in 2011.
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There will be no more chances to vote for the 2012 Pro Bowl once the 49ers meet the Pittsburgh Steelers for the latest edition of “Monday Night Football.”
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The Santa Clara Stadium Authority voted 7-0 tonight to accept terms of an $850 million construction loan for the new Santa Clara Stadium.
The approval of the loan and a 40-year lease agreement marks two of the final financial steps for the new stadium. Make-ready work at the construction site adjacent to Great America Park will begin next month and the official groundbreaking is expected in the spring of 2012.
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