Category Archives: Past 49ers
The 49ers are in Y2Raye, the second year under offensive coordinator Jimmy Raye, and with it come certain expectations. With dangerous weapons in Frank Gore, Vernon Davis and Michael Crabtree, an offensive line bolstered by two highly touted rookies, and finally some continuity in play-calling, the Niners have every reason to believe they will improve upon their No. 27 ranking in total offense from a year ago.
But pressure? No. Mike Shanahan can tell you about pressure.
Want to get a better sense of former 49ers minority owner Franklin Mieuli, who died Sunday? Check out this story by someone who knew Mieuli well: Art Spander, who has been covering Bay Area sports since just after the 1906 … Continue reading
Hall of Famers Steve Young and Jerry Rice both live in the Bay Area, and they said they continue to closely follow the 49ers. I asked both Hall of Famers if they were willing to share their vast knowledge with … Continue reading
Jerry Rice was named to the Pro Football Hall of Fame today, and he announced that former 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo will introduce him at the induction ceremony this summer in Canton, Ohio. DeBartolo just took part in a conference … Continue reading
Consider this a “save the date” notice for Jerry Rice. He better not have anything planned for Saturday, Feb. 6. Because that’s the date he will be elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Rice, the all-time leading receiver, … Continue reading
Bob Titchenal, a charter member of the 49ers and former San Jose State head coach, died Sunday in Santa Rosa. He was 91.
It’s a nice idea. But as the saying goes, no good deed goes unpunished.
It was Bill Walsh’s idea to create an intern program for minority football coach. And, fittingly, the NFL announced today the program will be renamed The Bill Walsh NFL Minority Coaching Fellowship.