Tag Archives: Justin Tuck

Jacobs visits Giants locker room after game

SAN FRANCISCO – I couldn’t find Brandon Jacobs in the 49ers locker room after the game. I waited until every player left. Still no Jacobs. So I walked to the Giants’ locker room. Who did I see? Jacobs. He was talking to Justin Tuck, his former teammate. Tuck was sitting on a stool. Jacobs was […]

Why the Giants defense can be susceptible to runs on third downs

Yesterday I broke down a couple of 49ers offensive line matchups with the Giants defensive front. I want to point out something. The matchups will not always be as simple as Joe Staley vs. Jason Pierre Paul and Anthony Davis vs. Justin Tuck. If you noticed against the Browns last Sunday, the Giants tried a […]

Roman on the Giants defense: “They’ve got an endless supply of scheme.”

SANTA CLARA — Greg Roman spoke after Vic Fangio in the media tent Thursday afternoon. Here’s what Roman said about the New York Giants defense, courtesy of the 49ers.   Opening Statement: “Good afternoon. Getting ready to play the Giants here. A really smart, savvy defense. They know how to win. Really starts with their […]

49ers-Giants matchups: Part VII – Anthony Davis vs. Justin Tuck

The 49ers play the Giants on Sunday at Candlestick. In the meantime, I’ll break down a couple of key matchups per day. RT Anthony Davis vs. DE Justin Tuck Tuck dominated this matchup last season, beating Davis for two sacks and five quarterback hurries in two games. Now Tuck is 29 years old and he […]

The top-five best and worst moments of the 49ers 2011-2012 season

Here’s my list of the top five and bottom five 49er moments from the 2011-2012 season. The Best Moments 5. Justin Smith’s forced fumble v. Jeremy Maclin in Philadelphia to beat the Eagles in Week 4. The Niners’ record was 2-1, and although they had just stormed back from a 17-point deficit to take a […]

Giants DE Justin Tuck on Alex Smith: “He is playing decent.”

Here is what New York Giants’ defensive end Justin Tuck said about Alex Smith Thursday to the New York media. TUCK: “He (Smith) is a guy who they are trying to keep out of position to win the football game. Obviously, with a back like Frank Gore and an O-line keeping them in third-and-short situations, […]