Tag Archives: Justin Smith

Justin Smith: “It’s a young man’s game and you’ve got to be full of piss and vinegar when you step onto the field.”

This is the transcript of Justin Smith’s retirement conference call, courtesy of the 49ers’ public relations staff. I think former 49ers defensive coordinator Vic Fangio said late last season that even when you were nicked or injured in recent years, you were still better than most of the defensive linemen in the league. With that […]

Yeah, it's kind of infuriating to watch sometimes, even though they're winning.... - Grimey9er

Justin Smith retires

The 49ers’ best player the past seven seasons, Justin Smith, just announced his retirement. From 2009 to 2013, Smith went to five straight Pro Bowls.  In 2011, he earned his one and only first-team All-Pro selection, and he should have won the Defensive Player of the Year Award, too. Here’s a statement from 49ers’ general manager Trent […]

Good one, ht.... - cubus

Report: Darnell Dockett signs $2-year, $7.5-million deal with 49ers

The 49ers just signed defensive tackle Darnell Dockett, according to his agent Drew Rosenhaus. The deal is worth $7.5 million over two years with $2 million guaranteed according to Adam Schefter. This is an excellent signing. Darnell Dockett can rush the quarterback, and it’s not easy to find defensive tackles who can do that effectively. […]

I think he will. Early in the second. They move up in the 2nd to get him... - Ninermd

Tomsula: “I take full responsibility for the results of the coaching staff.”

This is the transcript of Jim Tomsula’s press conference from the NFL Combine, courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. department. Opening comments: “Good afternoon and we’ll try this again. Go ahead and shoot. I’m really happy to be here and I’m excited to see you all and looking forward to the questions.”   You seemed to […]

Armstead is a local product from Elk Grove ( i live in sacramento). I believe he is the younger of 2 brothers ( the old... - j.shaw

Jim Harbaugh on Frank Gore: “He never talks about being 30 or being an older player, therefore he never thinks that way.”

This is the transcript of Jim Harbaugh’s Wednesday press conference, courtesy of the 49ers’ p.r. department. Opening comments: “We had compiled some team voting and voted on awards for this season. Wanted to announce those. The Len Eshmont Award: [RB] Frank Gore. The Bill Walsh Award: [S] Antoine Bethea. Bobb McKittrick Award: [T] Joe Staley. […]

Do you hear the fat lady singing Christmas carols? Grant, he's done, and so are we. Merry Christmas! Happy Kwaanza, Hap... - Rob

Vic Fangio: “What next season brings as far as who is all here, what other guys are in the mix, will be determined at that time.”

This is the transcript of Vic Fangio’s Tuesday press conference, courtesy of the 49ers’ p.r. department. Where do things stand as far as your injured guys? I know there were a lot of guys who came in and out of the game. Kind of made it a little bit – “Name some names.”   CB […]

Vic Fangio should be given serious consideration as our next HC-level headed ,sharp football mind,no baloney just the r... - hightop

Vic Fangio on Derek Carr: “For him not to be sacked very much, that speaks of his feel and knowledge of the game and their offense.”

This is the transcript of Vic Fangio’s Thursday press conference, courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. department. LB Chris Borland won yet another award. He’s the NFL Defensive Rookie of the Month. You’ve talked about him at some length this season, but has he surprised you with what he’s been able to accomplish? “Well, I think […]

The man is a rock in the middle. He's playing at a high level too.... - EastCoast9er

Redskins 13, 49ers 17: Grades

SANTA CLARA – The 49ers defied the odds and beat the first-class Redskins 17-13 Sunday afternoon. Here are the Niners’ grades. KAEPERNICK: B. Unusually efficient. Completed 20-of-29 pass attempts (69 percent) for 256 yards (8.8 yards per attempt). Three of his nine incomplete passes were dropped. He threw a long, beautiful touchdown pass to Anquan […]

I'm sorry, but Kap is not a helluva QB. He's about average in terms of his effectiveness. This isn't about Alex Smith.... - some dude

49ers 27, Saints 24: Grades

They aren’t dead yet. The 49ers beat the Saints 27-24 in overtime Sunday afternoon, handed Sean Payton his first loss in the Superdome since 2010. Now the 49ers are 5-4. Here are their grades. KAEPERNICK: B+. It was fourth-and-10 from the Niners’ 22-yard line, one minute and 34 seconds left in the fourth quarter, Niners’ […]

"The fumble at the end of the first half and the sack at the beginning of the second half were his fault. He needs to le... - Lou

Grading 49ers at the break

This is my Sunday column. The 49ers just finished dead week. These are their midterm grades. COLIN KAEPERNICK Pocket proficiency: B. Was a C-minus last season. Completed just 57 percent of his passes and posted an 81 passer rating inside the pocket in 2013. Has completed 69 percent of his passes and posted a 90 […]

Leo, Where in SoCal do you live? Tin Horn Flats in Burbank is a 49er bar/restaurant. Tower of Pizza in Manchest... - exgolfer

Jim Harbaugh: “I think we’re real close to playing our best football.”

SANTA CLARA — This is the transcript of Jim Harbaugh’s Friday press conference, courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. department. Generally, people will probably second-guess your decision to trade Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith if they could. I mean, they probably do anyway, especially if they come in and win. Does that add any weight […]

Big, Why in the world would you boo Alex Smith? Would you have booed Cutler or Romo? Remember, Alex didn't run out on... - Rusty_in_SoCal

49ers 26, Eagles 21: Grades

SANTA CLARA – The 49ers beat the Eagles 26-21 Sunday afternoon. Here are the 49ers’ grades. KAEPERNICK: B-. Made both of the 49ers’ touchdowns happen. On the first one he scrambled left, drew the Eagles’ entire defense and threw back to the right, across the whole field to Frank Gore who was wide open. One […]

PFF has Kap ranked 4th in the league. Their stats account for throw aways, spikes, and dropped passes.... - Michael