Category Archives: Play-calling problems

Gannon on audibles: ‘bad things will happen’

Rich Gannon told me something that was only tangentially related to the story I was calling about, but highly pertinent to the 49ers’ chances at CenturyLink Field on Sunday.

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Niners dismiss damning Yahoo! report as false

Addressing the media for the first time since a Yahoo! story said the 49ers had a “tepid trust” in their coaching staff, among other unflattering details, coach Mike Singletary, quarterback Alex Smith and offensive coordinator Jimmy Raye dismissed the report as false today. Singletary seemed particularly annoyed that a source spoke with Yahoo! reporter Jason […]

Raye might leave booth to solve communication snafus

A day after communication issues plagued the 49ers in a season-opening 31-6 loss to the Seahawks, coach Mike Singletary said offensive coordinator Jimmy Raye might move from the booth to the sideline for their Monday night meeting against the Saints. “We will take a hard look at it, and we will have an answer for […]