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Cosell calls the 49ers’ offense “one-dimensional with almost no passing dimension.”

Wednesday morning on KNBR, Greg Cosell discussed the 49ers’ upcoming game against the Saints. Here is a transcript. COSELL: “When you start to play better teams, you’re going to have to have the passing dimension, and right now (the 49ers) are a one-dimensional offense with almost no passing dimension. It came back and it caught […]

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Cosell on the 49ers: “I think they learned they can’t quite take all the training wheels off of Kaepernick yet.”

Greg Cosell broke down the 49ers’ upcoming matchup with the Texans Tuesday morning o KNBR. Here is a transcript. Q: How does the 49ers’ 27th-rated passing offense match up with the Texans’ top-rated pass defense? COSELL: If the 49ers go to three-wide-receiver personnel with Vernon Davis at tight end, the Texans are a Dime team […]

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Cosell on Kaepernick: “He had brain freezes on two of those final three plays.”

Greg Cosell spoke about the Super Bowl on KNBR Thursday morning. Here’s what he said. Q: What did you think of the 49ers’ final four offensive plays? COSELL: Here’s a perfect case where because the plays failed, everybody thinks that they’re bad play calls, therefore something was horribly wrong. The first play was perfectly understandable […]

Cosell: “Crabtree has become a big-time NFL receiver.”

Greg Cosell spoke on KNBR Thursday morning. Here’s what he said about the 49ers and the Falcons. Q: Was Kaepernick’s record-breaking performance aided by an awful Packers defense? COSELL: I think that’s fair. I think the numbers reflect that. He had three scrambled in the first half for 53 yards. All of them came against […]

Cosell breaks down Kaepernick’s performance vs. the Patriots

Greg Cosell spoke on KNBR Monday afternoon. Here’s what he said about Colin Kaepernick. COSELL: “One of the things that really stood out is how much shifting and motion the 49ers offenses uses. With Kaepernick, now they’ve got the pistol element with the shifting and the motion. When they did it with Alex Smith, they […]

Cosell: “Kaepernick gives you more passing dimensions, and you need those if you want to be a champion.”

NFL Films analyst Greg Cosell spoke on KNBR Thursday morning. Here’s what he said about Colin Kaepernick, Alex Smith, and the 49ers Super Bowl chances. Q: How did Colin Kaepernick play against the Saints? COSELL: What Kaepernick gives you is more passing dimensions (than Smith). There are two elements to that: No.1. Kaepernick is willing […]

Cosell says Vernon Davis matches up well against Brian Urlacher

NFL Films analyst Greg Cosell spoke on the Murph and Mac Show Thursday morning. Here’s what he said about the Bears defense and Vernon Davis. Q: What have you seen from the Bears defense? COSELL: “I think the Bears defense is as fundamentally sound as any defense in the National Football League. They would probably […]

Cosell says Roman is calling fewer designed plays for Vernon Davis this season

NFL Films analyst Greg Cosell spoke on the Murph and Mac Show Thursday morning. Here’s Cosell’s take on the Vernon Davis issue. Q: Vernon Davis’ catches have decreased a little bit this year. What are you seeing on film? Are defenses taking him away or is Alex Smith just not looking for him? COSELL: It’s […]

Cosell says match up between 49ers D and Cards O “was men against boys.”

NFL Films analyst Greg Cosell spoke on the Murph and Mac Show Thursday morning. Here’s what Cosell said about the match up between the 49ers defense and the Arizona Cardinals offense last week. COSELL: “It’s a game the 49ers needed to win. They dominated the game. We haven’t even talked about the other side of […]

Cosell: “The 49ers want to make this a physical game, not a run-around game.”

Greg Cosell spoke with Doug Farrar Friday morning on Yahoo’s Shutdown Corner Week 8 preview podcast. Here’s how Cosell said the 49ers will run against the Cardinals’ defensive front Monday night. FARRAR: San Francisco’s offensive line is much, much, much better. They were rocking (Seahawks DT) Brandon Mebane and putting him on his (rear) over […]