Tag Archives: Aldon Smith

Road game on a Thursday is not the scenario for a 49ers recovery

Here is my Tuesday column on the upcoming 49ers-Rams game. You don’t have to look hard to find reasons to pick the 49ers to beat the Rams Thursday night in St. Louis. Here’s one: The Rams stink. Last Sunday they got destroyed by the Cowboys, a .500 team the past two seasons. And the Rams […]

Kaepernick says the 49ers “have to win” this week

SANTA CLARA – Colin Kaepernick spoke in the 49ers’ locker room Tuesday afternoon. Here’s what he said. Q: What stands out to you about the Rams’ defense? KAEPERNICK: They’re a good defense. They play hard. Q: How about their defensive front? Greg Roman said they’re probably the best defensive front you guys have seen so […]

49ers 7, Colts 27: Grades

SAN FRANCISCO – Here are the grades for the 49ers’ 27-7 Week 3 loss to the Colts. KAEPERNICK: D-. His second horrendous game in a row. He completed just 13-of-27 passes for 150 yards. He also threw an interception and fumbled. Kaepernick is the kind of quarterback who wants to feed the ball to the […]

Vernon Davis: “We shall see when Sunday comes how I’m feeling.”

SANTA CLARA – Vernon Davis spoke at his locker Friday afternoon. Here is a transcript. Q: What is your reaction to what happened with Aldon Smith this morning? VERNON DAVIS: I’m not too certain about the details as far as what happened to Aldon Smith but it definitely caught me by surprise. He was doing […]

Harbaugh says Aldon Smith will play against Colts on Sunday

Jim Harbaugh spoke in the 49ers’ media tent Friday afternoon. Here’s a transcript. Q: Can you fill us in on Aldon Smith’s status for Sunday? HARBAUGH: The task today was to go and have a great practice. The time spent Sunday will be for us to go get a win, beat the Colts. We’ll make […]

Report: Aldon Smith arrested for alleged DUI

Matt Maiocco just reported Aldon Smith was arrested at 7:00 a.m. this morning allegedly for a DUI according to the San Jose Police. Maiocco tweets “Smith was determined to be the driver in a single-vehicle accident, according to San Jose Police. Nobody was injured.” According to Maiocco, San Jose Police Sgt. Heather Randol said, “At […]

Kaepernick’s brilliance masks issues for 49ers

Here is my Monday column. Enjoy. SANTA CLARA – Let’s focus on the good after the 49ers’ Week 1 win over the Packers, a very good team, probably not a great team. THE GOOD After just 11 starts, Colin Kaepernick probably is the best quarterback in the NFL. You could say he singlehandedly beat the […]

49ers 34, Packers 28: Grades

SAN FRANCISCO – My grades for the 49ers after their 34-28 win over the Packers: KAEPERNICK: A. He outplayed Aaron Rodgers and shredded the Packers’ defense despite having no rushing threat, one wide receiver and one tight end. Kaepernick may be the only quarterback in the NFL who can pull that off. Here’s his final […]