SANTA CLARA — Here’s what stood out to me at the 49ers’ first non-padded training camp practice of the year. THE GOOD 1. Jimmie Ward. Faced Stevie Johnson once during one-on-one drills. Johnson faked a move to the outside and quickly cut back to the inside but couldn’t shake Ward. Ward ran in front of […]
Jim Harbaugh was interviewed Friday morning on KNBR. Here is a transcript. Q: What goes on in a late-May OTA? HARBAUGH: There are nine weeks that we can be with the players in the offseason. It is broken up into three phases. We are now in Phase 3, Week 5. Ending Week 5. There will […]
Last season, the 49ers had co-sack-leaders — Aldon Smith and Ahmad Brooks. Each finished the regular season with 8.5 sacks. Justin Smith had 6.5 sacks — third-most on the 49ers. NaVorro Bowman had 5 sacks — fourth-most on the team. Which player do you think will lead the 49ers in sacks in 2014? I think […]
SANTA CLARA – Jim Harbaugh was interviewed by Bay Area reporters Friday afternoon. Here is a transcript. Q: What do you think of the rookies and undrafted guys so far? HARBAUGH: So far so good. They’ve done a great job studying. Coaches have done a great job bringing them up to speed in the last […]
Wednesday afternoon, Aldon Smith plead no contest to felony charges of illegally possessing three assault rifles. Smith also plead guilty to two misdemeanor DUI charges. Thursday morning on Sportscenter, Adam Schefter said that the NFL will suspend Smith “without question.” How long do you expect the suspension to be? Eight games?
I just found an interesting article in the Wall Street journal about how the Eagle mostly try to acquire college graduates. The Eagles feel the more college graduates they have, the more successful the team will be. The article cites how the Patriots and Colts typically had the most college graduates in the NFL when […]
The 49ers announced Friday afternoon that they have exercised Aldon Smith’s fifth-year option. That means Smith probably will be on the 49ers at least two more seasons. Do you think that means the 49ers will not take a pass rusher in the upcoming draft?
SANTA CLARA – Trent Baalke was interviewed by Bay Area reporters for an hour Friday morning. Here is a transcript of Part I of the interview. Q: Are you going to pick up Aldon Smith’s fifth-year option on his rookie contract? BAALKE: Why did I know that was going to be the first question out […]
The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office issued the following media advisory on Tuesday: “The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office has referred the Aldon Smith case to the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office for misdemeanor consideration.” Considering Smith will not face felony charges for this incident, do you think the NFL will suspend him?
According to NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport, the 49ers do not intend to release Aldon Smith. Predict how many games Smith will play for the 49ers next season.
I found this article interesting, so I’m passing it on to you. Before the 2011 draft, a scouting service called Human Resource Tactics conducted a psychological profile of Aldon Smith. Here is an excerpt from it: “Smith’s upside potential is limited by his poor work ethic. Although he will not use injuries as an excuse, […]
Trent Baalke held a press conference Friday at the NFL Scouting Combine. Here is a transcript. Q: Frank Gore will count $6 or $7 million against the salary cap this season. Is that reasonable? BAALKE: The simple is there is no reason it can’t be. We’re in a good shape from a cap standpoint. There […]