49ers, here’s your man

This is my Wednesday column. I don’t get you, Jed. You say you know what you’re looking for and you still can’t find it. I asked you Monday what qualities the next head coach of the 49ers should have. You were prepared for that question. Right away, you said, “I want a teacher. I think what made Bill Walsh so successful is that he was a great teacher, whether that…

December 30, 2014

Why Eddie DeBartolo Jr. didn’t get voted into the Hall of Fame

Eddie DeBartolo Jr. did not get voted into the NFL Hall of Fame last weekend. Here’s why: There are many more deserving former players who need to be inducted first. Like Tim Brown and Cris Carter. And Charles Haley, who won five Super Bowls. None of those players were inducted this season. If they didn’t get in, DeBartolo had no chance. Bill Parcells – a former Super Bowl winning coach…

February 8, 2012

Ginn Jr.: “It kind of feels like my college days at Ohio St.”

SANTA CLARA – Ted Ginn Jr., who sprained his left ankle on a second-half kickoff against the Pittsburgh Steelers, spoke at his locker this morning. Here’s what he said. Q: Do you think you’re going to play this Sunday against the Rams? GINN JR.: I don’t know right now. I’ll leave it up to the players and the coaches. Q: When you were warming up in Seattle did you think…

December 26, 2011