Tag Archives: Sean Smith

49ers can’t catch a break when it comes to drafting wide receivers

This is my Saturday column on the 49ers’ recent history drafting wide receivers. By now, you’ve seen what I’ve seen from A.J. Jenkins the past two training camps: A wide receiver utterly overmatched by starting NFL cornerbacks. Friday night against the Chiefs, he faced their starting right cornerback Sean Smith and could not shake him. […]

Let's grab him for the practice squad.... - MidWestNiner

Cosell breaks down Boldin, Reed and the 49ers’ secondary

Greg Cosell spoke on KNBR Tuesday morning. Here’s what he said about the 49ers. Q: What are the 49ers getting in Anquan Boldin? COSELL: Boldin doesn’t win against man coverage very well. He’s a contested-catch receiver. He’s got really good hands, vice grip hands. He’s better in the slot than he is on the outside. […]

Dolphins-49ers matchups: Part II – Smith, Carroll and Wilson vs. Crabtree

The 49ers play the Dolphins Sunday at Candlestick.  In the meantime, I’ll break down five key matchups. Left Cornerback Sean Smith, RCB Nolan Carroll and NCB Jimmy Wilson vs. WR Michael Crabtree None of the Dolphins top-three cornerbacks can cover Crabtree. Miami has the 26th ranked pass defense because those three cornerbacks are no good. […]