49ers, here’s your man

This is my Wednesday column. I don’t get you, Jed. You say you know what you’re looking for and you still can’t find it. I asked you Monday what qualities the next head coach of the 49ers should have. You were prepared for that question. Right away, you said, “I want a teacher. I think what made Bill Walsh so successful is that he was a great teacher, whether that…

December 30, 2014

Heath Evans: “Atlanta’s just a front-running team. I think they’re soft when need be.”

NFL Network analyst and former NFL player Heath Evans spoke on KNBR Thursday morning. Here’s what he said about the 49ers and the Falcons. Q: The 49ers are a four-point favorite on the road over the Falcons. Does this stun you? HEATH EVANS: No. Not at all. I was talking with Darren Sharper the other day, and I’m telling you – anyone that is picking Atlanta is either biased because…

January 17, 2013

Dilfer: “What do you load up to stop when you’re playing the 49ers right now with Colin?”

Trent Dilfer spoke on KNBR Tuesday morning. Here’s what he said. Q: What did you think of the 49ers victory over the Packers? DILFER: I’ve never been happier to be wrong than I was this weekend. Man, I was really scared for the Niners. I just didn’t know if they had an answer for Aaron Rodgers, I didn’t know how Kap would respond. I’m not one of these guys that…

January 15, 2013

Report: Greg Roman is a candidate for the Eagles’ head coaching job

According to Howard Eskin of WIP radio, Greg Roman is one of five initial candidates for the Philadelphia Eagles’ head coaching job. The other candidates are Penn State head coach Bill O’Brien, Falcons offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter, Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians and Oregon head coach Chip Kelly. I have two questions for you: 1. If you were the Eagles, would you hire Roman to be the head coach? If…

December 31, 2012

Dirk Koetter: “You can’t be afraid to feed your stud.”

I just stumbled upon a fascinating interview of current Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator, Dirk Koetter. The interview was conducted a year and a half ago when he was the offensive coordinator for the Jacksonville Jaguars. In this interview, Koetter explains his offensive philosophy, how he puts together a game plan and which plays he prefers to call during games. This is essential reading for all you aspiring football coaches out…

November 6, 2012