Kaepernick: “I watched Vince Young, Michael Vick, McNabb, the old clips of Cunningham.”

SANTA CLARA – This is the transcript of Colin Kaepernick’s Wednesday press conference, courtesy of the 49ers.   [Head coach Jim] Harbaugh mentioned last week that you were really picking up the game plan, a savant-like game he said. Did you feel like it was like another level for you, that the mental part was really picking up? “I think it’s just something you have to do in this playoff…

January 16, 2013

Five reasons the Niners have a good chance to beat the Saints

Here are five reasons the Niners have a good chance to beat the Saints on Saturday. 1. The Niners can get pressure on Drew Brees with their front by attacking the weak link on the Saints line – center Brian De La Puente – with Aldon Smith on stunts. Justin Smith can occupy Pro Bowl left tackle Jermon Bushrod and Pro Bowl left guard Carl Nicks and free up Aldon…

January 8, 2012

GM. Check. Coach. Got it. QB. Kevin Kolb?

What if the 49ers didn’t draft a quarterback? What if they could avoid the risk of a first-round bust? What if they could trade for a promising, semi-proven, 6-foot-3, 218-pound quarterback well-versed in the West Coast Offense who would be entering his fifth NFL season?

January 10, 2011