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2015 Schedule
1-3, 4th in NFC West
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Hyde him on your bench

It has all been downhill for Carlos Hyde since his great Week 1 performance. Matthew Berry doesn't see the 49ers' running back turning it around against the Giants. Berry: Love/Hate

Better Week 5 flex play: Torrey Smith or Ryan Mathews? (1:29)
49ers' Brooks out Sunday following sister's death (0:34)
Jim Tomsula: Starting Colin Kaepernick my call (1:46)
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LB Ahmad Brooks out Sunday (family death)

Niners linebacker will not play Sunday against the Giants after his 40-year-old sister, Casandra, died from lupus, Brooks' agent said.

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49ers' Brooks out Sunday following sister's death

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks will not play Sunday against the New York Giants after his 40-year-old sister, Casandra, died from lupus, his agent, Greg Williams, said.

Double Check: 49ers-Giants (1:00)
Avoid Andy Dalton for Week 5 (1:32)
Can the 49ers cut ties with Kaepernick? (3:36)
What you need to know for Week 5 (1:06)
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Aldon Smith pleads not guilty to charges

Prosecutors say Oakland Raiders LB Aldon Smith has pleaded not guilty to hit and run, drunken driving and vandalism. The 25-year-old was arrested in August in Santa Clara on drunken driving charges. The 49ers then released him before the Raiders signed him five weeks later.

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George Seifert inherited greatness

Unlike most rookie head coaches who take over a bad team, Seifert was handed the keys to a dynasty. Seifert is one of just two NFL coaches since 1970 to win a Super Bowl in their rookie season. First-year champions

Trotter on 49ers: Everyone needs to step up, not just Kaepernick (1:10)

What to do with Carlos Hyde

Hyde had 182 yards and two touchdowns in the first two weeks of the season, but has since been limited to 144 yards and zero scores over the past three weeks. Week 5 fantasy tips (Insider)

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

New 49ers linebacker Gerald Hodges, acquired in a trade with the Minnesota Vikings on Tuesday, is put through the paces by Jason Tarver.

Kaepernick: Not playing for job security

Said 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick today: "I don't play for job security. Whether football is here or not, I will be fine. I go out, I play to win. I'm not worried about job security when I step in this building." The QB has completed just 22 of 44 passes the past two games while getting picked off five times -- including a pair of pick-sixes -- and no touchdowns.

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

"I don't play for job security." - Colin Kaepernick

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49ers' Brooks leaves team for 'family reasons'

San Francisco 49ers outside linebacker Ahmad Brooks is away from the team for "family reasons," coach Jim Tomsula announced Wednesday morning.

30 for 30: Trojan War - Anything You Want (1:00)
49ers struggling on offense (3:45)

Team Stats

Passing Yards158.832nd
Rushing Yards130.25th
Points For12.032nd
Points Against27.5Tied-28th

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