Category Archives: Inside the 49ers

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. […]

Can you Imagen the look on Staley's face if you walked up to him and told him it's not rugby it's rugby league.... - htwaits

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 […]

--- because he is going to utterly confuse the opponent the way his answers at press con utterly confuse me.... - Bruce Z

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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Aldon Smith arrested again

According to the Santa Clara Police twitter account, Aldon Smith was arrested last night for “hit & run, DUI and vandalism.” Stay tuned for more information as it breaks. The 49ers have media availability at 11:30 am. This is Smith’s fourth arrest as a member of the 49ers. On April 13, 2014, Smith was arrested […]

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49ers showing a new style of management in preseason work

This is my Friday column. Halfway through 49ers’ training camp, these are the biggest differences from last year: The mechanics of calling plays during practice Jim Harbaugh would stand in the middle of the huddle and call the play while holding a diagram of it. The quarterback would just watch, a passive observer like the […]

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49ers training camp report: Day 5

SANTA CLARA – Here are the highlights from the 49ers’ second padded practice of training camp. THE GOOD 1. ILB NaVorro Bowman. Struggled in man coverage during OTAs and minicamp, but didn’t struggle in man coverage today. On the third play of 11-on-11’s Colin Kaepernick attempted a short pass to running back Jarryd Hayne. Bowman […]

Bottom line, the plays were late, offense was slow and there was dysfunction that resulted in way too many DOG penalties... - sebnynah

Colin Kaepernick: “Once again, I’m not going to talk about the details of what we do in our huddle.”

SANTA CLARA — Here’s the transcript of Colin Kaepernick’s Wednesday press conference, courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. department.   We had CB Shareece Wright in today and he said after yesterday’s play that he came up and thanked you and was appreciative of you throwing the ball. He was kind of joking around. Do you […]

This is an open letter to Bob Lange. Dear Bob, I am wondering what you are doing as the head of the PR department. Are ... - sebnynah