49ers-Falcons matchup could get ugly for the home team

This is my Saturday column. Do the San Francisco 49ers have a legitimate chance to beat the Atlanta Falcons Sunday? Will Blaine Gabbert turn the Niners’ season around? Is this the beginning of the Gabbert Era? This is what you need to know about the Niners’ Week 9 matchup. 1. No, this is NOT the […]

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Kaepernick: “I’m not out of breath, so I don’t understand that reference.”

SANTA CLARA Colin Kaepernick spoke at his locker Friday afternoon for the first time since getting benched. Here’s a transcript. Q: What was the conversation like on Monday when you found out your coach had made a decision (to bench you)? KAEPERNICK: They told me they were going to sit me, and that was about […]

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Jim Tomsula: “Be a flat liner, man.”

This is the transcript of Jim Tomsula’s Friday press conference, courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. department. Opening comments: “Injuries; you’ll get the status report later, but [CB Kenneth] Acker and [TE Garrett] Celek are still going through the protocol. [RB Carlos] Hyde and [WR Anquan] Boldin, again, they are day-to-day. That’s going to be day-to-day. […]

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49ers’ salvage plan probably far too late to matter

This is my Friday column. The San Francisco 49ers hit the iceberg weeks ago. So, why are they benching Colin Kaepernick now? What does this move say about the mindset of the franchise? We’re looking at two issues here: the Jim-Tomsula issue, and the Jed-York-Trent-Baalke-dynamic-duo issue. Although the issues are similar. Let’s deal with the […]

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49ers Week 9 practice report: Thursday

This is the Thursday practice report, courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. department. 49ers Did Not Participate In Practice Wednesday CB Kenneth Acker (chest, concussion), WR Anquan Boldin (hamstring), LB Navorro Bowman (shoulder), TE Garrett Celek (concussion), RB Mike Davis (hand), RB Carlos Hyde (foot), S L.J. McCray (knee), CB Keith Reaser (not injury related, ankle) […]

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Eric Mangini on Arik Armstead: “There were some things early on that I wasn’t excited about that he’s worked on and he’s improved upon.”

This is the transcript of Eric Mangini’s Week 9 press conference, courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. department. Opening comments: “Getting ready for Atlanta, excited about it. I’ve known [Atlanta Falcons head coach] Dan Quinn for a long time. He was my D-Line coach in New York. I think he’s doing a really great job and […]

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Geep Chryst: “You don’t want to fail in front of everybody. It’s really that fundamentally simple.”

This is the transcript of Geep Chryst’s Week 9 press conference, courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. department. Opening comments: “This will be a brief statement about the Rams game and then there are probably some other questions. But, we got the ball to start the game. We thought that we had a chance to go […]

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Blaine Gabbert: “I’m just taking it as a chance to go out there and just prove to this team what I can do.”

SANTA CLARA This is the transcript of Blaine Gabbert’s first press conference as the starting quarterback of the 49ers, courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. department. What was your reaction when you were told by head coach Jim Tomsula and were you prepared to hear that? “It’s always kind of a funny deal in the NFL […]

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Jim Tomsula: “I wanted Colin to step back and breathe and look at things through a different lens.”

SANTA CLARA This is the transcript of Jim Tomsula’s Wednesday press conference, courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. department. Opening comments: “Good morning. Injuries, we had three surgeries yesterday, [RB] Reggie Bush, [S] L.J. McCray, and [RB] Michael Davis. Reggie and L.J. had their knees, and Michael had his hand. Reggie’s been put on IR. I […]

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Expectations for Blaine Gabbert

What are your expectations for Blaine Gabbert? How many game do you think he will last as the 49ers starting quarterback? Do you think he’ll outplay Colin Kaepernick’s 2015 performance? Or do you think Gabbert will get benched and Kaepernick will get another shot to start? Please explain your answers

Larry +1... - OREGONINER