This is my Saturday column on the 49ers’ recent history drafting wide receivers. By now, you’ve seen what I’ve seen from A.J. Jenkins the past two training camps: A wide receiver utterly overmatched by starting NFL cornerbacks. Friday night against the Chiefs, he faced their starting right cornerback Sean Smith and could not shake him. […]
At NFL.com, you can vote in a March-Madness-style elimination tournament to determine the greatest play in the history of the NFL. To check it out, click here. The tournament is down the round of 16, and two 49ers plays are still alive – “The Catch,” and Steve Young’s 49-yard game-winning touchdown run against the Vikings. […]
As you may know, Tuesday is the 30th anniversary of The Catch. My dad interviewed the catcher of The Catch – Dwight Clark – for his Tuesday column. Clark talks about that catch, the 1981 Super Bowl team and the current Niners. To read the column, click here.
I did an interview with Ira miller, who, as you know, was the 49ers expert in the ’80s and ‘90s. He’s retired now, living in Illinois. What follows is the full transcript of our phone interview. A shorter version ran in the Press Democrat but did not get put on the web. If it gets […]
Cal running back Shane Vereen met with the 49ers at the NFL Combine and one topic of conversation was Vereen’s 42-carry, 192-yard performance in Cal’s 34-28 win over Stanford in 2009.