Tag Archives: Tavon Austin

49ers 23, Rams 13: Grades

SAN FRANCISCO – Here are the 49ers’ grades for their 23-13 win over the Rams. KAEPERNICK: A-. This was the most accurate Kaepernick has thrown the ball since Week 1 against the Packers. Kaepernick completed 68 percent of his passes for 9.8 yards per attempt against the Rams. My only knock on him is he […]

Harbaugh on Crabtree: “Let’s just take it one day at a time.”

SANTA CLARA — Jim Harbaugh spoke in the media tent Wednesday afternoon. Here is a transcript, courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. staff.   What’s the WR Michael Crabtree update? “Good meetings this morning. Good sessions there. Bright-eyed and ready to go.   Is he ready to play on Sunday? “Wednesday, he’s ready to go on Wednesday it looks […]

Road game on a Thursday is not the scenario for a 49ers recovery

Here is my Tuesday column on the upcoming 49ers-Rams game. You don’t have to look hard to find reasons to pick the 49ers to beat the Rams Thursday night in St. Louis. Here’s one: The Rams stink. Last Sunday they got destroyed by the Cowboys, a .500 team the past two seasons. And the Rams […]

Carlos Rogers: “My play on the field speaks for itself.”

SANTA CLARA – Carlos Rogers spoke to Bay Area reporters Wednesday afternoon. Here’s what he said. Q: What do you enter camp feeling like you have to accomplish or work on? ROGERS: Everything. Me and my coach were talking about that, thing that he can see I need to get better at. When you’ve done […]

49ers’ 2013 draft philosophy, according to Harbaugh: “Big guys that play very physical.”

The 49ers did not draft a cornerback to match the Seahawks’ and Rams’ signature offseason additions – Percy Harvin and Tavon Austin, respectively. Why? It is possible Jim Harbaugh explained why on the NFL Network during the draft. Stanford head coach David Shaw asked Harbaugh to explain his draft philosophy for strengthening the 49ers’ defense, […]

Ranking the top 10 wide receivers in the draft

This is my list of the top-10 wide receivers in the draft. I’d be interested to read your top-10 list, too. WIDE RECEIVER 1. Tavon Austin, WVU. Extremely quick and fast, can play split end, flanker and in the slot, not to mention running back and punt returner. 2. Cordarrelle Patterson, Tennessee. Patterson is like […]

Report: 49ers interested in trading up to 13th or 14th pick

The San Francsico 49ers are interested in trading up to the 13th or 14th pick in the upcoming draft, according to Jason Cole. Here are some players the 49ers potentially could draft at those spots: CB Xavier Rhodes CB Desmond Trufant CB Dee Milliner DE Ezekial Ansah DE Cornellius Carradine DE Bjoern Werner DT Star […]

Peter King: “Jim Harbaugh has been at a high number of receiver workouts.”

In Peter King’s most recent article, he lets us know Jim Harbaugh has been at “a high number of receiver workouts” before this year’s draft. King cites an unnamed NFL G.M., who says this: ‘This isn’t about 2013 for the Niners. Harbaugh knows he’ll be there for a while. They just lost Randy Moss, and […]

Report: Tyrann Mathieu to meet with 49ers

The 49ers will meet with slot cornerback Tyrann Mathieu in Santa Clara on April 9 according to the Sacramento Bee and CSNBayArea, both of which cite a league source. Does this news make you think the 49ers are more or less likely to draft Mathieu, and why? The 49ers need a slot cornerback, and Mathieu […]

Cosell breaks down the best WRs in the draft

Greg Cosell broke down the draft’s top wide receivers Friday on Yahoo’s Shutdown Corner Podcast. Here is Cosell’s breakdown. On Tennessee’s Cordarrelle Patteson COSELL: I think Patterson will be drafted solely because of his size and because of his dynamic movement. I don’t think he’s anywhere close to being a quality receiver in terms of […]