Tag Archives: Michael Crabtree

Roman on Crabtree’s 60-yard catch: “Really saw something that alluded to that being a good play.”

SANTA CLARA – At his Thursday press conference, Greg Roman answered a question about Michael Crabtree. Here is a transcript. Q: On Crabtree’s long play, did you put that in especially for him coming back? Was that installed last week just for that? ROMAN: “A little bit. Yeah, we felt really good about him doing […]

Crabtree v. Maxwell

Michael Crabtree: 6-1, 214 pounds v. Byron Maxwell: 6-1, 207 pounds Both of Crabtree’s catches last week came when the defender was playing off of Crabtree. Crabtree struggled on his releases against press coverage because he doesn’t yet have the quickness needed to beat tight coverage. He should be better against the Seahawks than he […]

49ers 23, Rams 13: Grades

SAN FRANCISCO – Here are the 49ers’ grades for their 23-13 win over the Rams. KAEPERNICK: A-. This was the most accurate Kaepernick has thrown the ball since Week 1 against the Packers. Kaepernick completed 68 percent of his passes for 9.8 yards per attempt against the Rams. My only knock on him is he […]

Rams have made gains — enough to win?

Here is my Saturday column previewing the upcoming 49ers-Rams game. SANTA CLARA – If the 49ers lose to the Rams on Sunday, you can forget about the 49ers. The 49ers currently cling to the sixth and final NFC playoff seed. The 49ers can’t afford to lose to the Rams and fall behind in the race […]

Crabtree: “I’m really ready to play.”

SANTA CLARA — Michael Crabtree spoke in the locker room Friday afternoon. Here is a transcript. Q: Did you gain anything from watching the games on the sideline? CRABTREE: It’s always good to be around the game even though I can’t play. I’m learning every day. I’m all in the quarterbacks’ ears, the receivers’ ears. […]

Will Crabtree play on Sunday? Harbaugh: “Looks that way.”

SANTA CLARA — Jim Harbaugh spoke in the media tent Friday afternoon. Here’s what he said about Michael Crabtree. Q: What did you see from Crabtree this week  in practice? HARBAUGH: Good practices. Q: Is he not on the injury report because he’s totally healthy? HARBAUGH: I did not see the injury report. Is he […]

Harbaugh on Crabtree: “Let’s just take it one day at a time.”

SANTA CLARA — Jim Harbaugh spoke in the media tent Wednesday afternoon. Here is a transcript, courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. staff.   What’s the WR Michael Crabtree update? “Good meetings this morning. Good sessions there. Bright-eyed and ready to go.   Is he ready to play on Sunday? “Wednesday, he’s ready to go on Wednesday it looks […]

Harbaugh says he hasn’t gotten out-schemed the past two games and Kaepernick is doing “a heck of a job.”

SANTA CLARA — Jim Harbaugh spoke in the media tent Thursday afternoon. Here is a transcript. Q: How is Tarell Brown doing? HARBAUGH: Good. Walking around and getting better every day. Q: Did he have cracked ribs? HARBAUGH: He’s working through something. I wouldn’t call them cracked ribs. I’m not going to define it. He’s […]