Category Archives: Quarterback talk
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
Martz: Alex Smith needs to move on Two former NFL head coaches with 49ers ties addressed the team’s quarterback situation in a national conference call this morning.
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading