Category Archives: Bits and pieces
Spikes, who was sharing time with rookie NaVorro Bowman earlier this season, assumed a full-time role and shares the team-lead with three interceptions while posting the 10th 100-tackle season of his career. Continue reading
Do you remember when Reggie Bush caught a screen pass Monday night and was flattened by Patrick Willis, who used his World Famous Human Flying Missile Routine to snap Bush’s head back and impale him in the turf? I wonder … Continue reading
There were no problems with the play-calling system Monday night. But like so many things with the Niners, disaster could always strike on the road. Mike Singletary conceded they couldn’t completely exhale until they successfully survived Kansas City, one of … Continue reading
Emptying out the notebook in Seattle … • Opposing running backs might be surprised to learn that LB Patrick Willis is a regular laugh riot. Maybe the modern-day Butkus isn’t exactly Letterman, but Mike Singletary referred to a largely unrevealed … Continue reading
Team president Jed York said yesterday he did not know which way the 49ers would vote on the proposed overtime rules change for playoff games. The 49ers voted yes today at the annual NFL owners meeting in Orlando, Fla. (And … Continue reading
When the 49ers originally named Mike Singletary as interim coach to take over for Mike Nolan, the organization’s plan was to hire a permanent replacement whose background was on offense. That way, regardless of what happened with the assistant coaches, … Continue reading
This is Patrick Willis’ third NFL season, but it was the first time Titans coach Jeff Fisher had seen him play. Needless to say, he came away mighty impressed.
The CBS announcing crew of Ian Eagle and Rich Gannon was out at 49ers practice today. Gannon held court with reporters, offering his insights in Jimmy Raye and Alex Smith.
The 49ers will have three players out with injuries on Sunday, so that means rookie defensive lineman Ricky Jean-Francois and offensive tackle Chris Patrick will suit up for the first time in the regular season.