Tag Archives: Josh Johnson

Who is Harbaugh’s Joe Montana?

If Alex Smith is Jim Harbaugh’s Steve Deberg, then who is his Joe Montana – Colin Kaepernick or Josh Johnson? I have an opinion, but before I give it I’ll make a case for both guys, as our friendly commenter DS94everXev suggested I do. That way, the Kaeper-nicks and Johnsonites feel I’m being fair. THE […]

Why the Niners should go with Kaepernick

Here’s why I think the Niners should let Alex Smith sign with the Dolphins, and then the Niners could sign Mike Wallace and Josh Johnson instead, and then let Johnson and Colin Kaepernick compete for the starting quarterback job in 2012. Last season, Alex Smith was a game manager who played his best when he […]

Alex Smith and 49ers at stalemate

Look, I’m on the outside, but I can’t help but notice that Mark Sanchez just got a five-year contract extension from the Jets, $24 million guaranteed. Alex Smith is a better quarterback than Sanchez. It would be embarrassing for Smith and his agent to accept a three-year deal with less than $20 million guaranteed. The […]

Josh Freeman on the 49ers D: “They don’t really pressure a whole lot.”

Josh Freeman had tons of praise for the 49ers defense this morning on a conference call with Bay Area reporters, but towards the end of the interview he may have dropped a little piece of bulletin-board material. You be the judge. Here’s the transcript. Q: What are your thoughts on the 49ers? FREEMAN: They’re an […]

PFW suggests Harbaugh remains big Josh Johnson fan

In 2006, Johnson’s junior season at Division I-AA USD, Harbaugh declared that Johnson was the best quarterback in college football. Yes, that included the quarterback who was on his way to winning the Heisman Trophy at Ohio State with 86 percent of the first-place votes. Some guy named Troy Smith.

QB guru Tollner impressed by Harbaugh

With that — and Tollner’s 40-plus years of NFL and college coaching experience — as a backdrop, it was interesting to get his impressions of modern-day quarterback guru Jim Harbaugh this week.