Tag Archives: NaVorro Bowman

49ers’ 2014 sack leader

Last season, the 49ers had co-sack-leaders — Aldon Smith and Ahmad Brooks. Each finished the regular season with 8.5 sacks. Justin Smith had 6.5 sacks — third-most on the 49ers. NaVorro Bowman had 5 sacks — fourth-most on the team. Which player do you think will lead the 49ers in sacks in 2014? I think […]

Fesnyc, I would be pumped if your prediction of Ahmad Brooks as the 49er's sack leader plays out. I'm rooting for him to... - Bar None

Baalke: “I like long arms.”

Trent Baalke held a press conference Friday at the NFL Scouting Combine. Here is a transcript. Q: Frank Gore will count $6 or $7 million against the salary cap this season. Is that reasonable? BAALKE: The simple is there is no reason it can’t be. We’re in a good shape from a cap standpoint. There […]

One guy I was really interested to see how he measured up was Dominique Easley. 6'2", 288lbs, 32 7/8" arms. The arm leng... - Scooter_McG

49ers grades and projections

This is my Thursday column. Dear player or coach for the San Francisco 49ers, This is your final report card for the 2013 season. Show this to your mother and make sure she signs her name at the bottom. COLIN KAEPERNICK: C+. I assumed you would improve, but you got worse. Somehow you became a less […]

allforfunnplay: I generally agree with just about everything you said, but wanted to point out that Hunter and Lattim... - claude balls

Harbaugh: “Superb year of football. Well, you can’t say superb.”

SANTA CLARA — Here is a transcript of Jim Harbaugh’s final press conference this season, courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. department.   Can you give us an update on LB NaVorro Bowman? Is the timetable impacted because of the two ligament tears in his knee? “He’s got an ACL tear. We’ll see how MCL heals […]

If the 49ers choose to exercise the 5th year team option on Aldon Smith he would count ~ $10,015,125 against the cap in ... - Jack Hammer

Why Harbaugh is so good

This is my Sunday column on what makes Jim Harbaugh a good head coach. SEATTLE — Serious question — what makes Jim Harbaugh a good head coach? Clearly, he is a good coach. His record reflects that. More than three wins for every loss as a head coach in the NFL. But Harbaugh doesn’t call […]

I would think that the mild weather would favor us - or, at any rate, our passing game. (I threw in the adverse weather ... - Max

Bowman: “That’s where the game comes down to, if they can lighten up the box and run the ball.”

SANTA CLARA — This is the transcript of NaVorro Bowman’s Thursday press conference courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. department.   How much of RB Marshawn Lynch’s running comes out of the nickel when it’s just a front six that he’ll be running against? “I think that’s where the game comes down to, if they can […]

I never, EVER thought I'd be as impressed by any LB as I constantly am by Patrick Willis. So then along comes Bow, and ... - Rusty-in-SoCal

49ers 23, Panthers 10: Grades

CHARLOTTE – Here are the grades for the 49ers’ 23-10 divisional playoff win over the Panthers. KAEPERNICK: A-. He played terribly before the 49ers defense made their second goal line stand but, then again, most of the Niners played terribly before the second stand. After that, Kaepernick and the rest of the Niners were just […]

The D line needs to get A+ this week as does Kap. Plus the Wrs also need to get A's this week. Each week a new guy step... - Tom

Fangio: “The quarterback powers and lead draws. We’re anticipating more of those from them.”

SANTA CLARA — Vic Fangio spoke in the 49ers’ media tent Thursday afternoon. Here is a transcript courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. department.   How has CB Carlos Rogers seemed to you? “Who’s that?”   Carlos Rogers. “He’s doing, what’s the word I’m looking for, he’s still hurt a little bit. But, he’s much better […]

Not sure how you determine that was blunt honesty. With their history of not talking about injuries, I'd more guess it w... - MontanaMan16

Gore’s first impression of Bowman

SANTA CLARA — A reporter asked Frank Gore about NaVorro Bowman this afternoon. Here is a transcript: Q: When the 49ers drafted Bowman in the third round of the 2010 draft, did you see something that told you he would be this good? GORE: I was training with NaVorro before he got here. When he […]

To answer your question, I think it has more to do with Lattimore than Frank. Gore really suits the offensive philosoph... - JD

Spying the quarterback

From the Packers’ perspective, the biggest reason they lost on Sunday was their inability to contain Colin Kaepernick when he scrambled. The Packers’ coaching staff, and defensive coordinator Dom Capers in particular, did not assign a “spy” to Kaepernick in their original game plan. And once they saw him running around and breaking down their […]

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49ers 23, Packers 20: Grades

GREEN BAY – Here are my grades for the 49ers, who beat the Packers 23-20 at Lambeau Field in a wild card playoff game Sunday night. KAEPERNICK: B+. His passer rating the first three quarters was 58.9, but his passer rating in the fourth quarter was 118.2. So, he was clutch, although he completed just […]

Your grades for the 49ers might frustrate many but I really appreciate you for your effort. Please give us something lik... - Verveinc

49ers 23, Cardinals 20: Grades

Here are my grades for the 49ers. They beat the Cardinals 23-20 on a last-second field goal by Phil Dawson. KAEPERNICK: B+. Excellent in the first and fourth quarter, bad in the second and third quarter. He was flagged for a delay-of-game penalty on the final drive of the game, but he also made two […]

Cape, Admittedly, a bad time for a typo, but I think you understood my meaning. The only reason I questioned your ... - exgolfer