SANTA CLARA — Jim Harbaugh spoke in the defensive meeting room Monday afternoon. Here is a transcript courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. department. Opening Comments: “We’re glad to see you. We’re glad to be back. It was a great win for the team. We’re very excited about it. The biggest thing is the guys […]
The 49ers just announced they’ve cut QB B.J. Daniels and FB Owen Marecic and signed LB Jermaine Cunningham. Are you surprised the 49ers cut Daniels? Do you think he will clear waivers and the 49ers will place him on their practice squad or will another team claim him. According to Adam Schefter, the 49ers will […]
SANTA CLARA – Here’s what Bruce Miller said in the locker room Tuesday afternoon. Q: After watching the film, what did you take away from your performance and the performance of the offense as a whole? MILLER: Myself, I just have to be better technique-wise, fundamentally sound. Just have to play better. As an offense […]
SANTA CLARA – Here’s what Owen Marecic said at his locker Tuesday afternoon. Q: What have you been doing the past few weeks? MARECIC: I’ve been training up in Portland. Q: How does it feel to be here? MARECIC: It feels good, an opportunity. I’m looking forward to finding a way to contribute. Q: What […]
The 49ers just announced they’ve placed injured nose tackle Ian Williams on the injured reserve list. To replace his roster spot, the 49ers have signed free agent and former Stanford fullback Owen Marecic. It’s worth noting 49ers’ starting fullback Bruce Miller has struggled the first two games of this season according to Pro Football Focus. […]
Here is a transcript of Jim Harbaugh’s post-cuts conference call, courtesy of the 49ers. How was the process today or over the last couple of days, of getting down to this 53-man? How difficult was that? “Well, there’s a lot of worthy players. And the thing that’s profound to me was that so many […]
The 49ers tried to draft “football players” – hard-nosed, high-character players who are ultra-dedicated to the game. But they didn’t get the perfect football player.
Cal running back Shane Vereen met with the 49ers at the NFL Combine and one topic of conversation was Vereen’s 42-carry, 192-yard performance in Cal’s 34-28 win over Stanford in 2009.
Fear not, though. The Singletary/Harbaugh comparison breaks down quickly. And the differences go well beyond their preferred spelling of “physical” — with Harbaugh, presumably, siding with Merriam-Webster.
Jim Harbaugh may have memorized those Bill Walsh installation tapes, but it’s worth noting that he’s never used a fullback like the 49ers once employed the versatile Tom Rathman, who had more than 40 receptions in four of his eight seasons in San Francisco.