Category Archives: Inside the 49ers

Colin Kaepernick: “I was good friends with Aldon. He had just come to my golf tournament for Camp Taylor this past June.”

SANTA CLARA – Colin Kaepernick spoke in the 49ers’ auditorium Wednesday afternoon. Here’s a transcript. Q: Are there things you want to see from yourself and the first-team offense during Saturday’s preseason game? KAEPERNICK: Yeah, you always want to make sure you’re on the right track, doing the right things to get prepared for the […]

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Jim Tomsula: “I want to be able to not be a meddler, but be an enabler.”

SANTA CLARA — Here’s a transcript of Jim Tomsula’s Tuesday press conference, courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. department. Opening comments: “Good morning. First of all with the injury report, [DT Kaleb] Ramsey, he’s got a little muscle strain, we’re going to have him rest today. [WR Bruce] Ellington, the same. [LB Philip] Wheeler, the same. […]

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49ers training camp report: Day 9

SANTA CLARA – Here are the highlights of the 49ers’ fifth padded practice of training camp. THE GOOD 1. ILB NaVorro Bowman. During an 11 on 11 fourth-down drill, Bowman tagged Colin Kaepernick for a sack when Kaepernick was scrambling toward the sideline. After Bowman tagged him, Kaepernick threw a deep pass across his body […]

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Dontae Johnson on the 49ers’ defense: “Last year’s scheme was more so just playing. This year, it’s a little more thinking.”

SANTA CLARA – Second-year cornerback Dontae Johnson spoke in the 49ers’ auditorium Tuesday morning. Here are selected quotes. Q: With the new defensive scheme, how much more aggressive are you guys supposed to play as cornerbacks? JOHNSON: I guess you could say we’re playing more aggressive, but it’s putting us in better positions. Honestly giving […]

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Eric Mangini: “I’ve got a fresh set of eyes and perspective going into this that my first time at it I didn’t have.”

SANTA CLARA — Here’s a transcript of defensive coordinator Eric Mangini’s Sunday press conference, courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. department. Opening comments: “I thought that was great this afternoon. We were able to go through a bunch of different situations, had substitutions, had the NFL officials there. Really good work collectively at that period there […]

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49ers training camp report: Day 8

SANTA CLARA – Here are the highlights of the 49ers’ fourth padded practice of training camp. THE GOOD 1. DL Tank Carradine. The final 15 minutes of practice the 49ers did a live hitting goal-line drill. On first and goal from the two-yard line, Jarryd Hayne took the handoff on a stretch-zone run to the […]

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49ers training camp report: Day 7

SANTA CLARA – The 49ers practiced in shorts and shells Saturday afternoon. Here are the highlights. THE GOOD 1. WR Torrey Smith. Seemed to jam his right ring finger catching a pass from Colin Kaepernick during warmups. Smith was in visible pain for a few minutes as he shook his hand and held his finger. […]

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Jim Tomsula: “Instead of ‘beep … beep,’ it’s ‘beep-beep-beep-beep-beep.’ We’re looking for that.”

SANTA CLARA — Here’s a transcript of Jim Tomsula’s Saturday press conference, courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. department. Opening comments: “First of all, good morning. I apologize for being late. We did, just off the bat here, [LB] Shawn Lemon did work out and we are going to sign him.”   Inside linebacker? “He’s an […]

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Torrey Smith: “I can run, Bro – you can throw it out there, I’m going to go get it for you.”

SANTA CLARA – Wide receiver Torrey Smith spoke in the 49ers’ auditorium Saturday morning. Here are selected quotes. Q: How is the offense coming along? SMITH: I think it’s always going to be a work in progress. I think we’re going in the right direction, fixing the mistakes. That’s what the first week of camp […]

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49ers training camp report: Day 6

SANTA CLARA – Here are the highlights from the 49ers’ third padded practice of training camp. THE GOOD 1. TE Vernon Davis. His best day of training camp, and the best receiver on the field. Made four catches during team drills, including a 50-yard touchdown catch. On the touchdown Davis ran straight down the middle […]

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Jim Tomsula: “It’s a sad day.”

SANTA CLARA — This is the transcript of Jim Tomsula’s Friday press conference. TOMSULA: I think you’re all aware, the San Francisco 49ers released Aldon Smith today. It’s a sad day. This is a day that doesn’t have anything to do about football. Although he won’t be playing football for the San Francisco 49ers, he […]

Kaepernick completed 10 of 21 passes during team drills yesterday.... - Grant Cohn

49ers release Aldon Smith

The 49ers just announced they’ve released Aldon Smith. The Niners included the following statement in their press release: ““This organization has tried very hard to help Aldon fight his issues. Although he is no longer a member of this team, our support and concern for him will continue.” The press release does not attribute that […]

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