49ers training camp report: Day 3

SANTA CLARA – Here are the highlights from the 49ers’ third practice of training camp. THE GOOD 1. WR Torrey Smith. Faced Niners’ No. 1 cornerback Tramaine Brock twice during one-on-one drills and beat him both times. First, Smith ran a fade route to the back-right corner of the end zone, jumped and caught the […]

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Geep Chryst says TE Blake Bell has “an ability to be a really nice weapon.”

SANTA CLARA — Offensive coordinator Geep Chryst spoke in the 49ers’ auditorium Monday morning. Here’s a transcript, courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. department. Opening comments: “No real early statement other than it’s good to be back to camp. We’ve got a lot of work to do. I will try to answer as many questions truthfully […]

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Quinton Dial: “Somebody’s got to pay for this work I’ve been putting in. Can’t wait.”

SANTA CLARA – Quinton Dial spoke in the 49ers’ auditorium Monday afternoon. Here are selected quotes. Q: You’re running with the first-team defense this year. Is that a good opportunity for you? DIAL: Yeah it’s a great opportunity. I don’t think it’s too much of a transition for me because starting with the last eight […]

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49ers training camp report: Day 2

SANTA CLARA – Here are the highlights from the 49ers’ second practice of training camp, which took place at Levi’s Stadium. THE GOOD 1. WR Bruce Ellington. Made a team-high six catches during team drills, including two 15-yard catches over the middle and a 50-yard catch for a touchdown. On the 50 yarder, Ellington burned […]

The difference is that Chryst wants to teach Kaepernick to always take the layup when there isn't a clear alternative th... - htwaits

Jim Tomsula: “I respect what Aldon’s doing and I respect the road he’s on.”

SANTA CLARA — Here is the transcript of Jim Tomsula’s Sunday press conference, courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. department. Opening comments: “Let me give you this real quick. Practice yesterday, everything is the same. [WR Issac] Blakeney is the one thing. Blakeney, he’s got a muscle pull. It doesn’t seem real severe, but he won’t […]

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Aldon Smith: “I feel real good. My body feels good. I’m ready to go.”

SANTA CLARA – Aldon Smith spoke in the 49ers’ auditorium Sunday afternoon. Here are selected quotes. Q: How has your interaction been with Jim Tomsula? ALDON SMITH: We know each other pretty well. We’re going into our fifth year together. It has been the same as usual. I’m just excited about this season, excited about […]

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49ers training camp report: Day 1

SANTA CLARA – Here are the highlights from the 49ers’ first practice of training camp, which took place at Levi’s Stadium. THE GOOD 1. WR Torrey Smith. Made the catch of the day – a one-handed catch near the sideline. Quarterback Colin Kaepernick lofted the pass over cornerback Shareece Wright’s head, and Smith reached out […]

Yea, we watched a lot of grass rolling videos last year.... - htwaits

For 49ers, this season all about one man

This is my Sunday column. SANTA CLARA – Training camp for the San Francisco 49ers started today. What person on the 49ers is this season all about? Is it the man standing in the middle of the practice field directing drills — head coach Jim Tomsula? No. Practice isn’t the full picture. Games may not […]

I thought any contact was much different than any full pads drill. I know in the past there have been guys who blasted s... - htwaits

Eric Mangini on Jim Tomsula: “He cares deeply about (the players) and that resonates, I believe, in the locker room.”

SANTA CLARA — Here is the transcript of defensive coordinator Eric Mangini’s Saturday press conference, courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. department. LB NaVorro Bowman prepared for this and you’ve got to be excited to see what he does back on the field? “He’s been great. He had a really good spring. I’ve gotten to know […]

Naw, I would rather they survive and win one for me.... - sebnynah

Jim Tomsula: “About seven days before I flew back here, my mind was racing.”

SANTA CLARA — This is the transcript of Jim Tomsula’s Friday press conference, courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. department. Opening comments: “First, thanks everybody, thanks for being here and I’m excited to talk about football. We can talk about the field and on-the-field and all that stuff, so I’m excited to get going that way. […]

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Colin Kaepernick: “That was the question. That’s the answer you’re going to get.”

SANTA CLARA – Here are selected quotes from Colin Kaepernick’s Friday afternoon press conference in the 49ers’ auditorium. Q: What has been the vibe as far as working with the young guys, and what have you seen the three days you’ve been here? KAEPERNICK: We’re just working, trying to get ready, trying to move in […]

I am corrected. Tempest in a teapot... - sebnynah

Anquan Boldin on the 49ers’ new coaching staff: “It’s different, for better or worse. I guess you’ll find out.”

SANTA CLARA – Here are selected quotes from Anquan Boldin’s Friday morning press conference in the 49ers’ auditorium. Q: What gives you confidence that you guys can achieve what you set out to achieve last year and the year before? BOLDIN: We still have a lot of talent in this locker room. That hasn’t changed. […]

... and so the good luck floods in and the drought is over without washing us all out to sea.... - htwaits