Tag Archives: Ron Jaworski

Jaworski “not crazy about” Manziel

I was reading an article by Steve Corkran yesterday in which he interviewed Rich Gannon about Johnny Manziel. Here is an excerpt of Gannon on Manziel: “My biggest concern is the discipline from a quarterback standpoint. Footwork, sitting in the pocket, going through reads and progressions. He has to go somewhere where they have a very […]

Getting Baldwin in a trade for Jenkins is a real win for Baalke

Here is my Monday column on the A.J. Jenkins-Jonathan Baldwin trade. The 49ers traded A.J. Jenkins to the Chiefs for Jonathan Baldwin Monday morning. Hallelujah for the 49ers. Heaven help the Chiefs. Why on earth would Kansas City trade anything for Jenkins? Why would they want him in the first place? Just this past Friday, […]

Young, Dilfer and Jaworski debate the 49ers QB change

Former quarterbacks Steve Young, Ron Jaworski and Trent Dilfer just spoke on ESPN about the 49ers recent quarterback change. Here’s what they said. DILFER: “I’m really wrestling with this decision to go with Colin Kaepernick. I see the splash. I see the athleticism, stature, big arm – adds an element to their team. “At the […]

Kaepernick and James: The 49ers option option

This is the time of year when we go through certain scenarios, and this is a lurking scenario: the option option. The Niners have two players on their roster who are two of the greatest college players to ever play in an option offense. I’m talking about their last two second round picks, quarterback Colin […]

Why Alex Smith doesn’t make the Niners top 15

Some of you may be wondering why I did not rank Alex Smith in the top 15 of all the current Niners despite naming him the team MVP last season. There’s a difference between value and best. Smith plays the most important position on the team, and last year his backups were two rookies. If […]

Ron Jaworski and Jon Gruden break down Alex Smith

Somehow I didn’t know about the conference call with Ron Jaworski and Jon Gruden yesterday. Thanks to Cam Inman, here’s what they said. Q: Ron, you’ve talked on previous broadcasts, even a Monday Night broadcast, about Alex Smith’s mechanical problems early in his career. What kind of improvements has he made early this year and […]