If Anquan Boldin is the 49ers’ flanker, who will be their split end?

Jim Harbaugh spoke on 95.7 The Game Friday afternoon. Here’s what he said about the 49ers’ wide receivers. Q: Who do you expect to fill the void at wide receiver? HARBAUGH: “We’ll put (A.J.) Jenkins, (Quinton) Patton and Ricardo Lockette at the same position and let them compete and emerge. And the good news is somebody will emerge because they have to. And then the other side – Anquan Boldin,…

May 24, 2013

49ers OTAs: Craig Dahl and Chad Hall stand out, Chris Culliver struggles

SANTA CLARA – Here’s the good and the not-so-good from the 49ers’ Wednesday OTA session. THE GOOD 1. Craig Dahl – He was the starting free safety, and he had the best day of all of the 49ers’ defensive backs. Dahl almost picked off Colin Kaepernick twice. First, Kaepernick tried to fire a pass to Chad Hall in the end zone in a 7-on-7 drill. Hall was running straight down…

May 22, 2013

Top 5 storylines of the 49ers’ offseason

Last week I listed the five biggest questions the 49ers must answer this offseason. This morning I’m sitting on my bed thinking about the five biggest storylines of the 49ers’ offseason. Here’s what I came up with. Trent Baalke. He’s been inconsistent. In 2011, he arguably had the best offseason in the NFL, drafting Aldon Smith and Colin Kaepernick and Bruce Miller and signing Carlos Rogers and Jonathan Goodwin and…

February 18, 2013

Harbaugh on Kaepernick: “He’s a man for all seasons. Tremendous football player, basketball player, baseball player.”

This is the transcript of Jim Harbaugh’s Monday press conference, courtesy of the 49ers.   “Good to see everybody back. You guys made it back safe.”   You made it back safe? “Yes.”   And what was that trip like? “Happy flight. That was a happy flight.”   Were you able to watch live television during the flight? “Oh yeah, yeah. Yeah, there were TV’s on the plane. Got to…

January 21, 2013

Harbaugh: “I’ve had the same haircut since I was 10 years old.”

SANTA CLARA – Jim Harbaugh spoke in the media tent Thursday afternoon. Here’s what he said, minus the part about the kickers, courtesy of the 49ers.   Can you talk about Packers WR Randall Cobb, the dynamic that he has for that team? And the consideration that you need to have for him? “Randall Cobb and the many playmakers they have on offense makes it very difficult to zero in,…

January 10, 2013

Practice report: 49ers preparing for Packers, Akers v. Cundiff part II, and Justin Smith’s arm brace

SANTA CLARA — The 49ers appear to be preparing to play the Green Bay Packers next Saturday. At practice this afternoon, the 49ers’ offensive practice squad players were all wearing the numbers of the Packers’ stars: Ricardo Lockette was wearing No.87 for Jordy Nelson, Chad Hall was wearing No. 18 for Randall Cobb, and Garrett Celek was wearning No.88 for Jermichael Finley. These players were warming up on the far…

January 4, 2013

Kaepernick on A.J. Jenkins: “We want to get the ball in his hands.”

This is the transcript of Colin Kaepernick’s Week 17 Wednesday press conference, courtesy of the 49ers.   You’ve had a little bit of time to digest and look forward now to this week. Just what are your thoughts at this point? “Have to get this win this week.”   What did you learn from that game? They always say when you lose, you learn something. “You learn something whether you…

December 26, 2012