Category Archives: Bits and pieces

The one label Singletary wants to avoid

It was the usual Wednesday in the 49ers locker room before they hit the field for their first practice of the week in preparation for facing the St. Louis Rams . . .

Gore’s injury opens door for Hill to shine

Running back Frank Gore is expected to miss at least two games after an MRI examination showed a right ankle strain and a right hind foot sprain.   The 49ers have games the next two weeks against the St. Louis Rams and Atlanta Falcons, followed by their Oct 18 bye week. The first game for […]

Gore expects to be just fine for Sunday’s game

Niners running back Frank Gore was named the NFC offensive player of the week on Tuesday, despite missing the final seven minutes of the 49ers’ win against the Seahawks with a right ankle sprain.

Homecoming for Billick

Former 49ers PR assistant and current Fox analyst Brian Billick was at practice today, as the 49ers had their last significant work day before Sunday’s game against the Seahawks.

Competition waged at right tackle

Right tackle Adam Snyder assessed his Week 1 performance as follows: “I think I need to play better.”   That’s one point in which everybody is in agreement. Otherwise, he might not be the starting right tackle for long. The 49ers added veteran tackle Tony Pashos as a free agent prior to the start of […]

Regularly scheduled updates, thoughts throughout the day

I’m heading out of town for the weekend – going to Vegas to watch the WCC hoops tournament – so there’s a chance this will be my last blog for several days. Therefore, I wanted to go out in style (or, at least, with a well-intentioned experiment).

Day 2: Niners news and notes

Mike Singletary and Scot McCloughan were just paced through the media gauntlet here at the combine.

More thoughts about last night’s production

An estimated 1,200 season-ticket holders slogged their way through the elements to the 1,605-seat San Mateo Performing Arts Center last night for the 49ers’ state-of-the-franchise event.

Niners talk on Super Sunday

It’s Super Bowl Sunday and 49ers quarterback Shaun Hill says he can’t stand to watch.