The 49ers cap situation

Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reports this morning that the 49ers have over $30 million in cap space. Some of you asked whether the 49ers have to spend a minimum amount of that cap room this year, but they don’t. Individual teams don’t have to spend a minimum amount until 2013. This year, the league as a whole must spend 99% of $3.184 billion. In related news, Manny Lawson…

August 2, 2011

Harbaugh the Whistle Blower

In Matt Barrows’ article this morning he uses a great metaphor for how Jim Harbaugh blows his whistle. Barrows says he blows it like a Manhattan traffic cop. I say he blows it more like the leader of the marching band. He blows it with short bursts followed by a long melodic blow, from low to high, and sometimes he extends the notes. It sounds like music. I want to…

July 30, 2011