When 49ers coach Mike Singletary and GM Scot McCloughan met with the media at the NFC Scouting Combine last year, they both voiced a preference for the 49ers to add a young running back to the roster. The 49ers did just that, as they selected running back Glen Coffee in the third round. But Singletary and McCloughan said a year ago they preferred a runner whose style differed from…
Here is Part Two of Mike Singletary’s media session today. In this part, Singletary addresses how he approaches the combine, as far as weighing what’s important. He also said the 49ers’ approach does not change with Kurt Warner’s retirement and the arrival of Pete Carroll in Seattle. Singletary said he also hopes veteran tackle Tony Pashos will re-sign with the 49ers.
Niners coach Mike Singletary met with the media today at the NFL Scouting Combine. Here is Part 1 of his media session with reporters:
Coach Mike Singletary said he was comfortable in saying Alex Smith will be the 49ers’ starting quarterback in 2010. Does that mean that Smith, definitively, will be the starter in 2010? “If it’ll stop you from asking again, yes,” Singletary answered.
Ah, the NFL Scouting Combine . . . a time when it’s accepted – no, expected – to write about the measurements of a man’s arms.
I’m traveling to chilly Indianapolis today for the NFL Scouting Combine, and I’m not going for the view. In fact, if you park yourself in front of your television set, you’ll have a much better vantage point of what’s happening inside Lucas Oil Stadium. Still, as far as information and access, there’s no finer place to be over the next few days than Indianapolis. I’ll be filing reports around the clock…
Draft-eligible players begin arriving Wednesday in Indianapolis for the NFL Scouting Combine. The NFL draft is two months away. I’ll be heading to the combine tomorrow, and will have full coverage from there for four days, beginning Thursday.