Tag Archives: Brandon Jacobs

Jacobs: “Could I go out and play? Yes, but would it be smart? No.”

SANTA CLARA – Brandon Jacobs told USA Today on Wednesday he’s very frustrated with his role on the 49ers. On Thursday in the 49ers’ locker room he clarified those comments to Bay Area reporters. JACOBS: It’s going to be a good week for me. That’s all I can tell you guys. I’ve been working hard […]

Garafolo: “Brandon Jacobs unhappy with 49ers.”

SANTA CLARA — According to Mike Garafolo, USA Today national football writer and former New York Giants’ beat writer, Brandon Jacobs is very frustrated with his role on the 49ers. Why is Jacobs frustrated? “Because I don’t know anything,” he told Garafolo. “I don’t know what’s what.” Jacobs reportedly said he’s healthy, he doesn’t know […]

Coughlin on New York Giants: “We haven’t gotten much pressure this year.”

SANTA CLARA – Here’s what Tom Coughlin said to Bay Area reporters about the New York Giants Wednesday morning on a conference call. Q: How much of the success of your defense is related to your abilities to get pressure on the quarterback with just four guys? COUGHLIN: That’s always been our strong point. We […]

49ers-Giants matchups: Part 1 – 49ers run O vs. Giants run D

The 49ers play the Giants at Candlestick on Sunday. In the meantime, I’ll break down a couple of key matchups per day. The 49ers running attack vs. the Giants run defense This is a lopsided match up. The 49ers average 6.1 yards per rush – that’s No.1 in the league by almost a full yard […]

Harbaugh: “Morale is to the physical as three is to the number one.”

SANTA CLARA — Jim Harbaugh spoke in the media tent Friday afternoon. He talked about meeting Willie Mays, playing three home games in a row and the role of motivational speaking in coaching. Harbaugh even quoted Napoleon. Here’s the transcript, courtesy of the 49ers.   We haven’t talked to you since you had your special […]

Prediction: 49ers will dismantle Bills

The 49ers will dismantle the Bills on Sunday, just take them apart. The Bills defense can’t stop the run – they give up an average of 4.8 yards per attempt. I expect the following sequence to happen more than once: Frank Gore up the middle for five yards on first and ten; Kendall Hunter up […]

Roman explains what a “mixer” is, and more

SANTA CLARA — Greg Roman’s Thursday press conference transcript, courtesy of the 49ers.   Opening Statement: “Good afternoon. Really proud of how our guys finished out that road trip and we’re back here working on the Bills. Got a lot of respect for what we’re seeing of the Bills. They had tough second half the […]

Roman on the 49ers offense: “We’ve just got to finish drives better.”

Greg Roman’s Thursday press conference transcript, courtesy of the 49ers.   Opening statement: “Is it afternoon yet? Yes it is, good afternoon. If I appear unshaven I apologize, but this Jets defense forces our whole staff to stay up into the wee hours of the morning. We know [Head Coach] Rex Ryan, I worked with […]

Harbaugh on Rodgers: “He’d be something to watch if you didn’t have to play against him.”

SANTA CLARA – Here’s the transcript of Jim Harbaugh’s Wednesday press conference, courtesy of the 49ers. You’re looking alive. Did you have enough sleep last night? Everything good? “Yes, everything’s scary good. Word’s out. Jack Jr. reported for duty yesterday at 1:27 p.m. He was 8 pounds, 8 ounces. Came 10 days early, which is […]

Preseason Week 2 grades: The offense

Here are my preseason Week 2 grades for the 49ers’ offense. OFFENSIVE LINE: B+. They opened up big holes in the running game and played pretty well overall, but it’s important to note they didn’t have to face two of the Texans’ starting defensive linemen – Shaun Cody and J.J Watt. Alex Smith got sacked […]