Tag Archives: Braylon Edwards

Alex Smith’s top-five targets

Ray Rice will speak on a conference call at 10:00 am and John Harbaugh will speak at 10:30 am, but before I got to transcription land let’s play a game. Who are Alex Smith’s top-five weapons in the pass game? Smith has thrown the ball 68 times the last two games as Greg Roman tries […]

Can Alex Smith throw deep?

SANTA CLARA – Here’s a serious question: What can’t Alex Smith do? People used to say he couldn’t do a lot of things, like throw accurately or read defenses or win games. Now, all of a sudden, he’s better at those things than Andrew Luck is. So what can’t Alex Smith do? How about this: […]

Braylon Edwards sizes up the 49ers future

LANDOVER, Md. — Before I post my grades, here is an all-time great postgame transcript from Braylon Edwards. He was the last player in the locker room and he lingered with a few reporters to explain why this 49ers team hasn’t come close to reaching its full potential. Enjoy. EDWARDS: It didn’t have anything to […]

Friday’s injury report

Here’s what Friday’s injury report looks like: 49ers: Doubtful: CB Tramaine Brock (hand), RB Moran Norris (fibula). Questionable: WR Braylon Edwards (knee). Probable: WR Michael Crabtree (foot), CB Chris Culliver (shoulder), C Jonathan Goodwin (concussion), LB Parys Haralson (hamstring), G Adam Snyder (stinger), CB Shawntae Spencer (toe). Browns: Out: LB Austin English (knee), WR Mohamed […]

Roman: “We’re still breaking into whatever percentile it is of what we do.”

SANTA CLARA – Here is the transcript of Greg Roman’s press conference from this afternoon, courtesy of the 49ers. Opening Statement: “We’re right into getting ready for our Thursday practice. Had a great walk-through, had a good, vibrant practice yesterday. Got a stiff challenge ahead of us with the Browns. Obviously, everybody knows they’re the […]

Braylon Edwards discusses his game-readiness

SANTA CLARA – Braylon Edwards was supposed to talk to reporters in the Niners locker room this afternoon, but he didn’t. Instead, he spoke after practice. As he slowly walked off the field around 4:15, Jim Harbaugh and the Niners public relations director walked alongside of him for a few minutes and they discussed something […]

Wednesday’s injury report

SANTA CLARA — Here’s what Wednesday’s injury report looks like. 49ers: Did Not Participate in Practice: RB Moran Norris (fibula). Limited Participation in Practice: CB Tramaine Brock (hand), WR Michael Crabtree (foot), CB Chris Culliver (shoulder), WR Braylon Edwards (knee), C Jonathan Goodwin (concussion). Full Participation in Practice: CB Shawntae Spencer (toe). Browns: Did Not […]

Harbaugh losing confidence Edwards will play this Sunday

SANTA CLARA — Jim Harbaugh just said in his Wednesday afternoon press conference that he’s “not as optimistic or confident” as he was the other day when he said he expected Braylon Edwards to play this Sunday against the Cleveland Browns. Harbaugh says his waning confidence applies to the other injured players as well – […]

Whitner on Harbaugh: “If he continues to win you’ll see more and more of his personality, trust me.”

SANTA CLARA – Here’s the transcript of today’s Q&A with Donte Whitner from the Niners locker room. Q: Was your coach a hot topic amongst your friends and family when you went home this weekend? WHITNER: Yeah, it’s still a hot topic, especially when they show it (the handshake) so many times on ESPN and […]