Category Archives: 2009 NFL scouting combine

Day 4: Stuck between Indy and SFO

I was going to hold off on writing an NFL combine recap until Monday. But here I am, stuck for a while at Chicago‘s Midway. I see my flight has been delayed THREE hours. I’m not scheduled to arrive back in the Bay Area around 2 a.m., so thank goodness there’s a Harry Caray’s next […]

Day 4: Raye sends out playbook’s preface to Hill and Smith

Prior to coming to the NFL scouting combine here in Indianapolis, new 49ers offensive coordinator Jimmy Raye sent faxes to Shaun Hill and Alex Smith. (Hmmm, sounds to me as if Smith just might be back on the team next season.)

Day 4: Behind the combine curtain

An NFL employee led us down the concourse and into the elevator. We were not blindfolded, but it seems as if that would’ve been an appropriate safeguard.

Day 4: The spread’s impact

The spread offense, which has become so prevalent in the college ranks, is having quite an impact on the college game, too.

Day 3: Gilbert leads local talent pool

One of the best draft prospects from the Bay Area colleges is San Jose State defensive Jarron Gilbert, who was the WAC’s co-defensive player of the year with 22 tackles for loss.

Day 2: Singletary speaks about Niners offense

I just completed typing up the transcript of Mike Singletary’s meeting with the press today. There’s a lot of stuff, so I’m breaking it up into two parts.