Category Archives: Quarterback talk

Hill is starting QB . . . until he’s not

Coach Mike Singletary placed most of the blame on the 49ers’ offensive line when asked about the struggles in the passing game the day after the team’s loss to the Atlanta Falcons. But today during his opening remarks to the media, Singletary expressed for the first time that he expects better play from Shaun Hill. Might this […]

Davis would be fourth option

Davis would be fourth option   Rookie quarterback Nate Davis might be in serious competition for the 49ers’ No. 3 job with veteran Damon Huard, but there is little doubt Davis he would be Mike Singletary’s fourth option to enter a regular-season game.

In their words: QB decision

In their words: QB decision   Here’s what coach Mike Singletary, Shaun Hill and Alex Smith had to say today after Hill was announced as the 49ers’ starting quarterback:

Hill wins 49ers starting QB job

Hill wins 49ers starting QB job   Shaun Hill will line up behind center when the 49ers’ offense takes the field for the team’s regular-season opener Sept. 13 against the Arizona Cardinals.

Picking sides: Smith or Hill

Picking sides: Smith or Hill Alex Smith and Shaun Hill are good friends – very good friends. And on a personal level, it does not seem to matter that they both want what only one man will get. They remain allies despite their very public 49ers quarterback competition. So if Smith and Hill are such […]

QB + Mystery = Easy decision

QB + Mystery = Easy decision Coach Mike Singletary did not announce a leader — or any preference whatsoever – in the great 49ers Quarterback Competition of 2009. And most impartial onlookers can’t say that one quarterback distinguished himself over the other in the exhibition opener Friday night. That means one thing.