Tag Archives: Jim Harbaugh

49ers’ new ‘intern’ is a QB doctor

This is my Thursday column on George Whitfield Jr. SANTA CLARA — Something odd happened at the 49ers’ training camp this week. As you may know, this offseason the 49ers brought in George Whitfield Jr. He tutored Cam Newton and Andrew Luck and Johnny Manziel before each quarterback entered the NFL draft. Whitfield is 36. […]

Coaching and teaching are about communicating. Not just speaking, but establishing a link between coach and player. The ... - Brotha Tuna

Jim Harbaugh on Brandon Lloyd: “He does this thing in meetings that I have not seen before.”

SANTA CLARA — Jim Harbaugh was interviewed in the 49ers’ auditorium Wednesday afternoon. Here is a transcript courtesy of the 49ers. Since the last time we spoke to you, RB LaMichael James got injured. What can you tell us about his situation, when do you expect him back? “Don’t have a time table on it. […]

Screwed that up!... - MontanaMan16

Dontae Johnson shuts down Anquan Boldin, Brandon Lloyd and Stevie Johnson

SANTA CLARA – Here’s what stood out to me at the 49ers’ second padded practice of training camp. THE GOOD 1. Dontae Johnson. Played like a monster. Broke up three passes. First, he swatted away a Colin Kaepernick pass intended for Anquan Boldin in the back right corner of the end zone. You rarely see […]

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Harbaugh on Lattimore’s injury: “It’s not yet 100 percent, and I say that more from a physical aspect than from a mental.”

SANTA CLARA — Jim Harbaugh was interviewed Sunday morning in the 49ers’ auditorium. Here is a transcript courtesy of the 49ers. Yesterday, 49ers general manager Trent Baalke said that with RB Marcus Lattimore, it’s as much the mental barrier trying to get back into the swing of things than the physical barrier. How would you […]

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Vernon Davis: “I have nothing against Harbaugh. He can say the worst things about me, I don’t care.”

SANTA CLARA – Vernon Davis was interviewed outside the 49ers’ locker room Thursday afternoon. Here is a transcript: Q: How is it being back? DAVIS: It’s great. It’s great being back. I’m extremely excited to be here and working with the guys again. Q: Was it an easy decision to come? DAVIS: It was a […]

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Don’t think Vernon Davis has conceded

This is my Wednesday column on Vernon Davis. SANTA CLARA – This is about Vernon Davis and the nature of news. Davis, who held out of OTAs and mini-camp because he wants a new contract, ended his holdout and showed up Wednesday for Day 1 of the 49ers’ training camp. A positive start. But not […]

Rocket You refer to the expensive of some of these players....personally, I don't believe that I have seen any figure... - OREGONINER

Five key questions for the 49ers

This is my Sunday article on the 49ers. For the 49ers, training camp is about becoming the best. Second place isn’t good enough anymore. Enough with second place. Win the Super Bowl before the window of opportunity closes. With that in mind, here are five key questions the 49ers will face in training camp. 1. […]

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Who has the biggest impact on the 49ers’ offense?

Who has the biggest impact on the 49ers’ offense? Is it Vernon Davis? Is it Colin Kaepernick? It’s neither. Greg Roman has the biggest impact on the 49ers’ offense. He orchestrates it during the games, makes sure everyone is in tune. He determines when and how often to call each offensive player’s number. Yes, Jim […]

I agree but, let's face it, overall, the execution by all the players on offense have a bigger influence, even than Roma... - J

Harbaugh: “Kendall Hunter had a great camp.”

SANTA CLARA — Jim Harbaugh was interviewed by Bay Area reporters Thursday afternoon. Here is a transcript courtesy of the 49ers. How would you asses this three-day minicamp? Did you guys get out of it what you wanted to? “Outstanding. Really pleased. Thought our players are getting better and better at multiple positions on our […]

Okoye's so tall he has trouble keeping pad level low against the run. He seems better suited as a specialist... speci... - Brodie2Washington

Harbaugh: “Didn’t call anybody out. There was no call out of anybody.”

SANTA CLARA — Jim Harbaugh spoke to Bay Area reporters Wednesday afternoon. Here is a transcript courtesy of the 49ers. Yesterday, I was just noticing WR Anquan Boldin how he practices and just what that means. Just him on the field and the way he goes about his nature. They were doing just warm-up drills, […]

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Jim Harbaugh on Davis and Boone holding out: “Not the decision I envisioned being the 49er way.”

SANTA CLARA — Jim Harbaugh spoke to Bay Area reporters Tuesday afternoon. Here is a transcript courtesy of the 49ers. How was attendance today at the mandatory minicamp? “Good.”   All but two players? “Correct. Two players and a third. [CB] Eric Wright was not here as well.”   Why isn’t he here? “I believe […]

49ers mini-camp: Phase 2 of a laid-back offseason?

Last year’s offseason was completely different than this year’s offseason. Last year was strenuous. Jim Harbaugh made every practice extremely competitive. Players got hurt. Michael Crabtree blew out his Achilles’ tendon right away. So, Harbaugh created an open competition for the No.2 WR job. That didn’t work out so well. Quinton Patton broke his finger […]

AES As much chance as a snowball in hell... - OREGONINER