Tag Archives: McLeod Bethel-Thompson

OTA Notes: Ellington beats Johnson, Patton beats Brock, Brooks beats Kaepernick

SANTA CLARA — Here’s what stood out to me at Wednesday’s mini-camp. THE GOOD 1. Bruce Ellington — The only receiver who caught a deep pass. During one-on-one drills, Ellington ran deep against rookie cornerback Dontae Johnson. McLeod Bethel-Thompson threw a perfect deep pass. Ellington jumped up and caught the ball over Johnson, who is […]

bayareafanatic: . He may be inconsistant now, but he's young and getting better every year--both ways. . He consista... - KauaiRobert

OTA Notes: Kaepernick misses open receivers, Lloyd impresses Harbaugh and Willis, Johnson beats Johnson for a TD, and more

SANTA CLARA – This is what stood out to me at Tuesday’s OTA. THE GOOD 1. Brandon Lloyd: Best receiver on the field by far, although Michael Crabtree, Anquan Boldin, Vernon Davis, Stevie Johnson and Quinton Patton weren’t there. Lloyd made the catch of the day. He was running deep toward sideline and Blaine Gabbert […]

Ah, no - Maiocco is a biased, 49ers can do no wrong, reporter.... - Lotstosay

49ers’ QB depth a puzzle for the preseason

This is my Saturday column on the 49ers’ five quarterbacks. SANTA CLARA – Five 49ers quarterbacks. Only three can make the team. Which three will it be? We know Colin Kaepernick will make the team and start unless he breaks his leg or starts missing receivers by 30 yards and sailing passes into the stands. […]

With 2nd and 3rd receivers running precise options off their stems, with Vernon's mismatch against every safety in the l... - Hackphx

McLeod Bethel-Thompson Q&A

I interviewed 49ers’ third-string quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson over the phone last week. Here is the transcript. Q: Which colleges offered you scholarships when you were coming out of high school? BETHEL-THOMPSON: When I came out of high school, I was convinced I was going to Stanford. I didn’t know the recruiting process very well at […]

By that logic, Notre Dame, USF, and Boise State are small schools too. It ultimately doesn't matter what conference you ... - Matt

Cam or Kap? Still a tough call

Here is my Thursday column on the Cam-Kap conundrum. SANTA CLARA – “Merrill Feuerborn was adamant that we had to get Cam Newton and he was the future of the NFL,” Jim Harbaugh said at a recent press conference. Who in the world is Merrill Feuerborn? He is Harbaugh’s father-in-law. “You’ve got to give him […]

There's a lot of wishful thinking out here today....I've got this one dead even 24-24....... - OREGONINER

Harbaugh on Bethel-Thompson: “Very good arm strength, really smart.”

SANTA CLARA — Jim Harbaugh spoke in the media tent Friday afternoon. Here is a transcript courtesy of the 49ers.   You have a new quarterback. Why bring in QB McLeod Bethel-Thompson? “Really, always liked him. Always had a plan for him to be here. He just went to Minnesota after the first year. So, […]

Bethel-Thompson doesn't belong in the NFL. If Minnesota waived Bethel-Thompson despite their extreme instability at QB,... - Bill Haywood

Bethel-Thompson: “I’m excited about what I’ve done and I’m also excited for how much more I can improve.”

SANTA CLARA — McLeod Bethel-Thompson spoke at his locker Thursday afternoon. Here is a transcript. Q: Have things changed since you were here in 2011? BETHEL-THOMPSON: The stadium got bigger. That’s the first thing I noticed. That thing went up quick. It’s great to be back. I really loved my team here learning from Harbaugh […]

I am not kidding, I played and you are an idiot fat al... - mark

Roman says he likes Bethel-Thompson’s “demeanor” and “release”

SANTA CLARA — Greg Roman spoke in the media tent Thursday afternoon. Here is a transcript courtesy of the 49ers.   Opening comments: “Good afternoon. Big Division game this week. We kind of treat it as a one-game season so-to-speak against a very good defense. They’re one of the top teams in the NFL against […]

Well for me the glass is always half empty. But the non-empty part is beer, so I can't be too pessimistic.... - barleyfreak

Report: 49ers sign Bethel-Thompson, cut Skelton

The Vikings recently waived quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson so they could place Josh Freeman on their roster. Brian McIntyre is reporting the 49ers have claimed Bethel-Thompson off waivers and cut quarterback John Skelton. Bethel-Thompson spent the 2011 training camp with the 49ers and may know their playbook. The 49ers cut Bethel-Thompson in 2011 for Scott Tolzien. […]

This was one tacky move, acquiring a veteran who beat us and Seattle in 2011 for a guy who went undrafted and has not th... - Skelton4Ever

8/3 Practice notes

SANTA CLARA – When you watch Aldon Smith work individually with defensive coordinator Vic Fangio, you think, “Here’s a rookie with a lot to learn.” Today Fangio worked with Smith on the blocking sleds, and he’d repeatedly stop Smith to work on his technique. Fangio wanted Smith to hit the sled, rip away to the […]