Michael Crabtree: “You’re looking at the same game I’m looking at, right? I can’t do nothing about it.”

SANTA CLARA — This is the transcript of Michael Crabtree’s Thursday interview. Q: The way the offense is going right now, how would you sum it up? Is it a disappointment or do you think you guys are where you need to be at this point? CRABTREE: I don’t like that choice of words. We’re […]

The answers to those "vague roundabout questions" should have been: NEXT QUESTION.... - nobody

Frank Gore (hip) is limited in practice

This is Wednesday’s Week 10 practice participation report, courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. department. 49ers Did not participate: LB Dan Skuta (ankle), DE Justin Smith (not injury related), LB Patrick Willis (toe) Limited participation: CB Tramaine Brock (toe), RB Frank Gore (hip), WR Brandon Lloyd (hamstring), NT Ian Williams (shin) Saints Did not participate: LB David Hawthorne (hand), […]

Fan77, Heard my old friend Matt Borrows on the radio this afternoon. His take is that the 49ers are still a very good t... - AES

Frank Gore: “When you’re watching the film, it’s just not us. It’s not us at all.”

SANTA CLARA — This is the transcript of Frank Gore’s Wednesday interview. Q: What do you make of the offense’s recent struggles? GORE: We’ve got to do better as a group. Everybody, we’ve got to do better. Q: What about more Frank Gore? GORE: It’s a team. We have great players all around. Receivers. The […]

You're failing to see the writing on the wall. When Harbaugh is gone next season let's talk about your shortsightedness... - Fourth & Alex

Bruce Miller: “We have certain runs that we like against fronts. You can tell during the game which ones are going to work.”

SANTA CLARA — This is the transcript of Bruce Miller Wednesday interview. ME: Do you have a sense during games of which runs are working particularly well? MILLER: Oh yeah. I think so, especially with the different defenses that we see. We have a part of the run game that is set for those guys, […]

Joe Staley: “We have to play more physical, get back to playing with that attitude, playing with that edge.”

SANTA CLARA — This is the transcript of Joe Staley’s Wednesday interview. Q: What do you guys have to do to turn this thing around? STALEY: We have to stick together. We’ve talked to the team. This loss is not on one person or one group. It was a team loss. Team game. We have […]

Are you referring to the Crowell TD at the beginning of the second quarter?... - Jack Hammer

Jim Harbaugh on Steve Young and Jerry Rice: “Keep the flack on the outside.”

SANTA CLARA — This is the transcript of Jim Harbaugh’s Wednesday press conference, courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. department. Just got the word, of course, that RB Marcus Lattimore has told the team he plans to retire. What are your thoughts on his decision and how much did he seek council from you during that […]

So, who do you think takes over if Harbaugh is gone??? . . . *ALOHA*... - KauaiRobert

Colin Kaepernick on the Saints: “We actually run similar offenses.”

SANTA CLARA — This is the transcript of Colin Kaepernick’s Wednesday interview, courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. department. T Joe Staley just discussed how the whole kind of offensive line kind of takes that game personally and needs to improve in every phase. What’s sort of the response you’ve seen from the O-line in the […]

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49ers announce Marcus Lattimore’s retirement

The 49ers announced Marcus Lattimore’s retirement Wednesday morning. Here’s a statement from Trent Baalke, and a statement from Lattimore. BAALKE: “This was a very difficult decision for Marcus and it was clear after speaking with him that he had put a lot of thought into it. He is a high-character young man who has done […]

E: You just proved my point. Said no one except you. Fact: team doctors cleared him to play. ... - claude balls

49ers doomed by play-calling

This is my Tuesday column. The Bears and the Cardinals and the Broncos and the Rams are not defeating the 49ers. Jim Harbaugh and Greg Roman are defeating the 49ers. Before the season started, if you had known the 49ers’ defense would rank second after eight games without NaVorro Bowman and Aldon Smith, what would […]

Someone help me with this. We are on the half yard line and we call a sneak. The center is new and has had trouble sever... - Edward Kuchenbecker

Jim Harbaugh: “We’re not going to be concerned about what other people think or point out.”

SANTA CLARA — This is the transcript of Jim Harbaugh’s Monday press conference, courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. department. Have you had a chance to talk to RB Marcus Lattimore about his future yet? “He’s weighing his options and we’ll have an announcement about that, as we said yesterday. Still to come.”   Do you […]

Maybe your just not funny.... - wilsonm73

Joe Staley: “Penalties, dumb blocks, dumb techniques and dumb schemes.”

SANTA CLARA — Here is the transcript of Joe Staley’s postgame interview, courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. department. Q: Was it a good week of practice? STALEY: “Yeah, it was a great week of practice.” Q: Does it take you by surprise with this line and group of playmakers? STALEY: “Yes. Very much so.” Q: […]

I called it!!!!! They actually dug deeper than I thought down in the playbook...the trap play is a great way to keep def... - G49ergang Aftw

49ers 10, Rams 13: Grades

SANTA CLARA — The 49ers just gave away a game to the Rams, a dreadful team that was trying its best to lose. Here are the 49ers’ grades. KAEPERNICK: D+. Was that him? Didn’t look like it. Whoever was wearing the red No.7 jersey looked timid, tentative, not explosive at all. Averaged just 7.18 yards […]

Soooo many problems - where does one start? - Greg Roman turns out to not be the genius everyone swooned about. Time... - 48ers Fan