Tag Archives: Clay Matthews

49ers’ weak pass rush gives Packers hope

Here is my Saturday column on the upcoming 49ers-Packers playoff game. GREEN BAY, Wis. — The 49ers can beat the Packers, have beaten the Packers, know how to beat the Packers, should beat the Packers and probably will beat the Packers on Sunday.But don’t count out the Packers just yet. A few factors work in […]

indeed... - hightop

Harbaugh: “We feel like we have a good plan.”

SANTA CLARA – Jim Harbaugh spoke in the media tent Friday afternoon. Here’s a transcript. Q: Are you satisfied with the week of practice? HARBAUGH: Yeah, I think it was a real good week, both teams ready to play. Excited to go up to Seattle and get this game going. Q: What did B.J. Daniels […]

I think you're talking "goal", Dee. Under seems to be detailing "objectives". You're both right.... - Rusty-in-SoCal

Alex Boone: “Let’s not try to get cute with it. Let’s just go out and run the rock.”

SANTA CLARA – Alex Boone spoke in the media tent Friday afternoon. Here’s what he said. Q: What have you seen from Cliff Avril? BOONE: He’s a great player, quick off the ball, fast, explosive pass rusher. He can be utilized a lot on third down. Good hands. Good motor. Tough guy. Q: It’s going […]

Hey Grant, Who was it that asked the specific question.... Q: After Clay Matthews’ hit on Colin Kaepernick on th... - Timbo

Kaepernick on playing in Seattle: “You have to try to project your voice.”

SANTA CLARA — Colin Kaepernick spoke in the locker room Wednesday afternoon. Here’s a transcript courtesy of the 49ers.   Let’s ask you about the commercial on EA Madden. Those are great. Is it a real deal? Are somebody’s eyebrows coming off after this game? “I’m going to let to you ask [Seahawks QB] Russell […]

What would you like him to do different Matt? Flashcards for the offense to eliminate the crowd noise was your previous... - Jack Hammer

Jim Harbaugh calls out Clay Matthews

SANTA CLARA – Here’s what Jim Harbaugh said about Clay Matthews Monday morning. Q: What’s your reaction to the aftermath of Clay Matthews’ illegal hit on Colin Kaepernick? HARBAUGH: I think there was a lot going on on that play or series of plays. You had the third down play where we got stopped short. […]

West Coast Bias, which I reserve the right to change at any time.... - exgolfer

49ers-Packers matchups: Anthony Davis vs. Clay Matthews on passing downs

On running downs like first-and-ten, the Packers will line up Clay Matthews on the right side of their defense against Joe Staley. But on passing downs like third-and-seven or any time Green Bay is in their Nickel defense, it would be logical for them to move Matthews to the left side of their defense and […]

Panther DE - Alexander ejected => http://www.nfl.com/videos/carolina-panthers/0ap2000000240082/Alexander-ejectio... - MWNiner

Packers have a painful plan for 49ers, but a solution is in the strategy

Here is my Friday column previewing the 49ers-Packers game. Jim Harbaugh has to understand Clay Matthews isn’t bluffing. Matthews wants to take out Colin Kaepernick. Every Packer does. Matthews said so. If the 49ers run the read-option, the Packers will try to hurt Kaepernick. They’d be nuts not to. It’s legal. It’s smart. Knocking him […]

Paul, your life must be miserable, to bash the kid, go away you will not be missed.... - Neal

Roman on the NFL’s new read-option rules: “The interpretation could be abused.”

SANTA CLARA – Greg Roman spoke in the media tent Thursday afternoon. Here’s a transcript. ROMAN: Afternoon. Excited to move into the regular season. I think we’ve had a very productive preseason-phase. I’d like to thank everybody that was a part of the team during that time. We’re set and ready to go. We had […]

Also Kap is big but quick & shifty for his size. He can take hits but doesn't take many hard hits. That is the reaso... - mauidave

McCarthy on Tolzien: “I’m sure there’s insight there. I’m confident Scott has met all of our coaches.”

SANTA CLARA — Mike McCarthy spoke to Bay Area reporters Wedneday morning on a conference call. Here’s a transcript. Q: A lot was made of the trip your coaching staff took to Texas A&M. What was gained from that? McCARTHY: They were able to eat some good barbeque. They had a good time with Coach […]

I put that up there because it might might very well explain Sops low productivity during preseason.... - BruceZ

Kaepernick on the season opener vs. the Packers: “We have to win.”

SANTA CLARA – Colin Kaepernick spoke in the 49ers’ locker room Wednesday afternoon. Here’s what he said. Q: What were your thoughts when you found out the Packers were the first game on the schedule after the way you guys ended their season a year ago? KAEPERNICK: We’re just worried about this game right now. […]

I believe Joe Montana also had that angry " I' show them quality" It might come from not getting the proper respect in c... - Willtalk

Harbaugh: “You’re hearing all the tough talk right now. It sounds a lot like targeting a specific player.”

SANTA CLARA – Jim Harbaugh spoke in the media tent Wednesday afternoon. Here’s what he said about opposing defenses’ approach to stopping Colin Kaepernick and the read option. Q: The referees went around the league this offseason and explained that while a quarterback is carrying out his fake on the read option, he is not […]

Well said, Mr. Connery... - vermonator

Clay Matthews says the Packers’ defense is ready for “this read-option, pistol, fake offense.”

Clay Matthews was asked about defending the read option on ESPN radio Tuesday morning. Here’s what Matthews said: MATTHEWS: “One of the things that the referees have told us is that when these quarterbacks carry out the fakes, they lose their right as a quarterback, a pocket-passing quarterback, the protection of a quarterback. So with […]

Joes Montana has won four Super Bowls while Aaron Rodgers has just one. It's not even close.... - MidWestNiner