Tag Archives: Robert Quinn

Cosell says Rams will struggle sustaining “any offense” against 49ers defense

NFL Films analyst Greg Cosell spoke on the Murph and Mac Show Thursday morning. Here’s what Cosell said about the 49ers upcoming matchup with the St. Louis Rams. Q: Who are these 3-5 Rams? COSELL: I think they’ve clearly made a conscious effort to limit Steven Jackson’s carries for whatever reason. Daryl Richardson has taken […]

Draftnik: In a pinch, Prince is the pick for 49ers

But what if Peterson is gone, too? And Cam Newton, Blaine Gabbert, Marcell Dareus and A.J. Green are also sporting the NFL-hat-with-blazer look. Anything can happen, of course, but it’s an entirely reasonable scenario.

The links: Different incentives for Harbaughs, Vernon

The thought has crossed my mind that plenty of NFL players might not be too broken up about missing minicamps if there is an extended lockout. Perhaps. But Niners tight end Vernon Davis, among others, has some serious incentive to get back on the field.

The mighty Quinn? Maybe not, says one draftnik

Sporting News draft analyst Russ Lande, a former scout with the Rams and Browns, said Quinn lacks consistent aggressiveness, passion and intensity. He’s not completely down on Quinn (he never invoked the ghost of Gholston), but he’s giving him a late-first-round -to-early-second-round grade.

Quinn’s UNC teammates awed by ‘Big Freak’

The NFL Network’s Michael Lombardi said he thought North Carolina’s Robert Quinn was a top-five pick who could go No. 1 overall. Said fellow NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock on Sunday: “He’s as good a natural pass rusher as I have ever seen.”

NFL Draft: A pass rusher, please

San Francisco hasn’t had a player record more than 8.5 sacks in a season since 2002 when Andre Carter had 12.5. In addition, Parys Haralson is the only San Francisco linebacker to rank higher than 29th in the NFL in sacks in the past eight seasons.