Tag Archives: Brandon Jacobs

The problem with LaMichael James and A.J. Jenkins

When the 49ers drafted A.J. Jenkins in the first round and LaMichael James in the second round, all we heard was how the 49ers didn’t need those guys this season. The 49ers are so deep and talented, those two high draft picks could afford to “red shirt” their rookie seasons, just lift weights and learn […]

49ers Week 13 grades: Offense

SAN FRANCISCO – The 49ers lost to the Rams 16-13. Here are the grades for the 49ers offense. Offensive line: D. They were dominated by the Rams defensive line all game. They gave up constant pressure when Kaepernick dropped back, and they could not open holes in the running game. They also were flagged for […]

Report: Hunter out for the season with ankle injury

Kendall Hunter will miss the rest of the season due the left ankle injury he sustained against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, according to USA Today. Update: Hunter tore his left Achilles according to Matt Barrows. How big of a blow is this for the 49ers. How much does it affect their Super Bowl odds? Brandon […]

Jacobs on Iupati: “Monster. Mon-ster.”

SANTA CLARA – Here’s what Brandon Jacobs said Tuesday about the 49ers offensive line. Q: What do you see from the offensive line? JACOBS: It’s a young group, physical group, fast group. They’re doing one hell of a job. They’re moving folks out of the way and they’re not taking ‘No’ for an answer. Q: […]

Harbaugh on Gore, Jacobs, Iupati and Boone

SANTA CLARA — Jim Harbaugh spoke in the media tent Monday afternoon. Here’s what he said about a few of his own players. Q: Frank Gore has 103 carries through seven games. Is that about what you want from him workload-wise? He’s carried the ball considerably less than he had at this point last year. […]

Jacobs visits Giants locker room after game

SAN FRANCISCO – I couldn’t find Brandon Jacobs in the 49ers locker room after the game. I waited until every player left. Still no Jacobs. So I walked to the Giants’ locker room. Who did I see? Jacobs. He was talking to Justin Tuck, his former teammate. Tuck was sitting on a stool. Jacobs was […]

Harbaugh on the risk of being too emotional for the Giants: “I think those things are completely irrelevant.”

SANTA CLARA – Here’s the complete transcript of Jim Harbaugh’s Friday press conference minus the parts about Kevin Gilbride, courtesy of the 49ers.   There are already a lot of emotions going into this game. Is there a risk of being too emotional for this team? Given what happened in the Championship Game, given what’s […]