Tag Archives: Ray Lewis

Cosell on Kaepernick: “He had brain freezes on two of those final three plays.”

Greg Cosell spoke about the Super Bowl on KNBR Thursday morning. Here’s what he said. Q: What did you think of the 49ers’ final four offensive plays? COSELL: Here’s a perfect case where because the plays failed, everybody thinks that they’re bad play calls, therefore something was horribly wrong. The first play was perfectly understandable […]

This is a moment in which everyone would clam up

Reviewing what happened last Tuesday at Media Day in the Super Bowl, many odd characters and many odd moments found their way around the podiums. This one is the weirdest. Sportscaster Victor Jacobs, dressed up as a mix of Yeti, Samurai warrior and Zen Master wearing sunglasses, went around explaining to people the meaning of […]

Shannon Sharpe on Ray Lewis

Shannon Sharpe, the Hall of Fame tight end and current NFL analyst, was one of the few people who didn’t dodge speaking about Ray Lewis’ involvement in the 2000 Atlanta night incident that left two people dead and the Ravens linebacker in jail for two weeks before being released. Lewis pleaded guilty to an obstruction […]

Warren Sapp says the 49ers and Ravens defenses are opposites, Ngata is unimpressive and Iupati is top-heavy

Warren Sapp spoke on KNBR Thursday afternoon. Here is his breakdown of the 49ers and Ravens defenses, as well as his scouting report of the 49ers’ offensive line and the Ravens’ defensive line. Q: What do you think of the Ravens’ defense? SAPP: We love the Baltimore defense because of Ed Reed, Ray Lewis, Haloti […]

Super Bowl MVP odds: Kaepernick 7-4, Flacco 11-4, Alex Smith 100-1

These are the current Super Bowl MVP odds, according to Bet Firms: Colin Kaepernick: 7-4. Joe Flacco: 11-4. Frank Gore: 7-1. Ray Lewis: 7-1. Ray Rice: 10-1. Michael Crabtree: 14-1. Anquan Boldin: 16-1. Vernon Davis: 18-1. Torrey Smith: 20-1. Ed Reed: 33-1. Aldon Smith: 40-1. Dennis Pitta: 40-1. Randy Moss: 40-1. Patrick Willis: 50-1. Terrell […]

Kaepernick: “My gift is my curse.”

SANTA CLARA – This is the transcript of Colin Kaepernick’s Thursday press conference, courtesy of the 49ers.   Hey Colin, what is it like to wake up as Colin Kaepernick these days, pinched yourself yet? “It’s the same as it was six months ago.”   Did you expect when you took over the starting job […]

Young: “I’ve got to believe that for Colin Kaepernick, it’s time off. And I don’t know that time off helps young players who need to stay in the groove.”

Steve Young talked about the 49ers’ bye week and their chances to win the NFC Wednesday on KNBR. Here’s what he said. Q: Are the 49ers still the favorites to win the NFC, or are they just a part of the six-team pack? YOUNG: It’s amazing what Justin Smith has done. I had no idea. […]

Loss of Justin Smith could be more than just physical

The 49ers have a big problem with Justin Smith. Even if he is able to play in the playoffs, a triceps injury is very painful, especially when the elbow gets beyond a normal range of motion. The 49ers probably would have to brace his arm and restrict how far he can extend it. This would […]

Vic Fangio breaks down the Ravens offense and defense

SANTA CLARA – Here’s the transcript of Vic Fangio’s Tuesday press conference, courtesy of the 49ers. Vic, what was kind of your role in Baltimore, I know you were sort of a nebulous consultant? “The first few couple years I was there, I was special assistant to the head coach and basically did a lot […]