Tag Archives: Nnamdi Asomugha

Training camp report: Jenkins has a good day

SANTA CLARA – Here’s what stood out to me at Monday afternoon’s padded practice. THE GOOD 1. A.J. Jenkins – Today was his best practice as a 49er. He caught seven passes, and he caught two more in half-speed drills against the scout defense. His best catch of the day came against Tarell Brown in […]

Carlos Rogers is no loser

SANTA CLARA – Carlos Rogers spoke in the media tent after practice Sunday afternoon. One reporter asked Rogers if he draws motivation from the 49ers’ recent interest in cornerback Eric Wright and their signing of cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha earlier this offseason. “No, I really don’t,” said Rogers, shrugging his shoulders. “I don’t want to sound […]

Report: Culliver tears ACL, out for season

ESPN is reporting Chris Culliver tore his left ACL in today’s practice. He likely will miss the upcoming season. Which cornerback do you think will take Culliver’s place in the lineup – Nnamdi Asomugha, Tramaine Brock or someone else? And do you think Trent Baalke regrets not drafting a cornerback in the first three rounds […]

Harbaugh: “Colin is playing so well right now that he overshadows some of the other guys.”

SANTA CLARA — Jim Harbaugh spoke in the media tent after Thursday’s practice. Here’s a transcript, courtesy of the 49ers.   Can you give us any indication on how serious CB Chris Culliver’s knee injury is? “No not yet. He’s up at Stanford getting an MRI.”   How about LB Patrick Willis’ hand? “Yeah, he’s […]

Training camp report: Eric Reid’s breakout day

SANTA CLARA – Here’s what stood out to me at Sunday’s padded practice. THE GOOD 1. Eric Reid – He was the best free safety on the field by far. In 11-on-11 team drills, Reid knocked away a Kaepernick pass intended for Anquan Boldin running a slant. Also, Reid intercepted a Scott Tolzien pass intended […]

Asomugha on the 49ers’ Super Bowl optimism: “It’s coming from a real place. I’ve never been around that.”

SANTA CLARA – Nnamdi Asomugha spoke at the podium in the media tent Saturday afternoon. Here’s what he said. Q: Are you looking forward to putting the pads on today? ASOMUGHA: I am. I’m always excited to start that portion of football. We’ve been doing shorts for a while, so it’s good. Q: Real football […]