Solari’s challenge: Get two rookie linemen ready to play

The newest 49ers will be on the field a week from today. Anthony Davis will be at right tackle next week during the rookies minicamp in Santa Clara. Mike Iupati will line up at left guard. And it’s the job of offensive line coach Mike Solari to make it happen.   “We want the best five on the football field, and that’s what’s going to happen that first game against Seattle,”…

April 23, 2010

Shaun Hill: The exit interview

Shaun Hill was an undrafted quarterback whose four-year career with the Vikings consisted of two kneel-downs at the conclusion of a blowout in the 2005 season finale.   He went another full season with the 49ers without taking a snap. But toward the end of the 2007 season, he made the most of his chances.   Despite playing with a badly mangled index finger on his throwing hand, Hill set…

March 15, 2010

Filmophile breaks down 49ers

Greg Cosell sits in a darkened room at NFL Films and watches game film. That’s his job. Players often say that the film doesn’t lie. If that’s the case, Cosell is the perfect man from whom to get some answers.

October 18, 2009