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 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 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 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.
Johnson leads QBs through daily drills When Mike Riley was hired at Oregon State in 1997, he tabbed Mike Johnson to fill one of the most important jobs on his coaching staff.
Veteran Damon Huard did not take one snap throughout training camp and OTAs with the Chiefs last offseason, he said. Still, he managed to be the team’s starter in three of their first five games.
Which QB would you like to see open the season as the starter? Vote here. * * * Before we get to my conversation with Alex Smith, I wanted to address an issue. In recent weeks, I’ve received emails stating that I am . . . a Shaun Hill basher, a Shaun Hill supporter, an […]
If the 49ers are interested in Broncos quarterback Jay Cutler – and there’s no reason for them to sit this one out – they can now officially get into the ballgame.
The board is wide open for the 49ers with the No. 10 overall pick. The 49ers are likely to choose whomever they deem to be the best player on the board after the first nine selections are made. And it should not matter which position he plays.
Now that it appears as if the relationship between the Broncos and quarterback Jay Cutler is irreparably damaged and Cutler has reportedly asked for a trade, does it make sense for the 49ers to get involved?
I know I’m covering old ground here, but I still get a ton of emails from 49ers fans about quarterbacks Jeff Garcia and Jay Cutler.
We haven’t really seen the real Alex Smith since the end of the 2006 season – and the first three games of 2007. But at this stage, we have no idea who the real Alex Smith is.
Quarterback Alex Smith said he feels like he has unfinished business.
The 49ers announced this morning that the club has agreed with quarterback Alex Smith on a pay reduction as part of a new two-year contract.
Veteran quarterback Damon Huard signed a contract with the 49ers on Wednesday after he threw a few passes for the 49ers’ brass to prove his right thumb has healed sufficiently.