According to, the preseason matchup between the San Francisco 49ers and Chicago Bears will take place on Friday, August 11th in San Francisco. This is the second 49ers preseason game date to be finalized. The first was the matchup between the 49ers and Cowboys at Texas Stadium. That game will take place Saturday, August 26th.

Team has pre-draft visit with Hawk

The Sacramento Bee reports that 49ers coaches and team officials met with Ohio State linebacker A.J. Hawk on Friday, April 7. Hawk is one of several players the 49ers might tap with the No. 6 pick in the April 29-30 NFL Draft. Hawk said he has experience in both 4-3 and 3-4 defensive schemes and that he can play either outside or inside positions.

Woods gives up his number to Bryant

While already known by looking at the 49ers official roster, it was never officially announced that 49ers wide receiver Rashaun Woods has given up his number 81 jersey to new 49ers receiver Antonio Bryant. The Sacramento Bee announced it yesterday. Woods will now wear number 84 (which was also known).