Tag Archives: James Laurinaitis

Roman on the Rams defense: “They’re getting better as the year goes on.”

SANTA CLARA — Here is what Greg Roman said about the Rams defense at his Thursday press conference, courtesy of the 49ers.   Opening Statement: “Good afternoon. Knee-deep in our preparations. Players, we throw a lot at them each week. I think everybody can relate with the idea of you going into school to take […]

Is there any way the Rams can beat the 49ers?

No. There is no way the Rams can beat the 49ers on Sunday, unless there’s an act of divine intervention. The Rams offense doesn’t have a good enough run game or offensive line to sustain 14-play touchdown drives against the 49ers defense. St. Louis will find itself in too many second-and-nines and third-and-eights. Their offensive […]

Harbaugh on Laurinaitis: “One of the many players that jumps out at you when you look at the Rams defense.”

SANTA CLARA — Here’s the complete transcript of Jim Harbaugh’s Wednesday press conference, courtesy of the 49ers.   Can you give us a progress report on the rookies? We haven’t seen WR A.J. Jenkins or RB LaMichael James since the exhibition season. How are those guys doing behind the scenes? “Good. They’re working hard, doing […]

Laurinaitis says 49ers run game is like Tecmo Super Bowl

SANTA CLARA – St. Louis Rams inside linebacker James Laurinaitis spoke to Bay Area reporters on a conference call Wednesday afternoon. Here’s what he said about the 49ers offense. Q: You say your defense needs to force more turnovers. Is that more difficult this week, because the 49ers generally don’t turn the ball over? LAURINAITIS: […]

Laurinaitis on Willis and Bowman: “I think they both use their hands extremely well, especially Patrick.”

SANTA CLARA – St. Louis Rams inside linebacker James Laurinaitis spoke to Bay Area reporters on a conference call Wednesday afternoon. Here’s what he said about fellow inside linebackers Patrick Willis and NaVorro Bowman. Q: I’ve heard it said about you that you’re under the radar in large part because of what the inside linebackers […]

Preview: How the Niners match up against the Rams

This is the final installment of our NFC West matchup preview. Today we’re breaking down how the Niners match up with the St. Louis Rams. Tomorrow we’ll break down their matchup with the New England Patriots. 49ERS DEFENSE VS. RAMS OFFENSE: This matchup isn’t close. The Niners have a great defense and the Rams have […]