Tag Archives: Tom Brady

Rogers says he’ll be covering Welker and Hernandez

SANTA CLARA – On Sunday, Carlos Rogers will match up against the Patriots’ two best receivers – Wes Welker and Aaron Hernandez. Here’s what Rogers said about that Wednesday in the media tent. Q: What makes Wes Welker so tough in the slot? ROGERS: Number one, his quarterback. Tom makes this offense go. [Welker] runs […]

Kaepernick on the Patriots: “You have to be ready for the different disguises, coverages and fronts they’re going to give you.”

SANTA CLARA – Colin Kaepernick spoke in front of a pillar in the locker room Wednesday afternoon. Here’s what he said. Q: What challenges do the Patriots present to you? KAEPERNICK: They’re going to give you a lot of different looks on defense. Q: How much does that help your process of development as a […]

Is Brady at the top of his game? Belichick: “I don’t know. He’s played pretty well for us for quite a while.”

SANTA CLARA – Patriots’ head coach Bill Belichick just spoke to Bay Area reporters on a conference call. Here’s what he said about the Patriots. Q: How are you feeling about the way the Patriots are playing right now? BELICHICK: It’s all about this game. We need a good week of preparation here against the […]

Harbaugh on the Patriots: “Everything they do scheme-wise is very tough to prepare for.”

SANTA CLARA — Here’s what Jim Harbaugh said at his Monday press conference about preparing for the 49ers’ upcoming opponent, the New England Patriots. Q: You’ve been undefeated in prime-time games this season. You notice anything about your team in these games? HARBAUGH: No. Somebody else mentioned that, that we’ve been pretty darn good in […]

Kaepernick cracks Berry’s top-10 fantasy QBs

ESPN’s fantasy football guru Matthew Berry just posted his top-10 fantasy quarterbacks for Week 12. They are: 1. Aaron Rodgers 2. Peyton Manning 3. Robert Griffin III 4. Matt Ryan 5. Tom Brady 6. Andrew Luck 7. Drew Brees 8. Colin Kaepernick 9. Cam Newton 10. Andy Dalton Who’s not on the list: Eli Manning, […]

Vernon Davis: “Colin is the man.”

SAN FRANCISCO – Here is the complete transcript of Vernon Davis’s postgame press conference, courtesy of the 49ers.   What did you think of QB Colin Kaepernick? “Colin is the man. I think Colin did a great job. I’m very proud of him. I take my hat off to him because he stepped up today. […]

Alex Smith says arm strength is overrated

Mike Florio interviewed Alex Smith on Pro Football Talk Live Friday morning. Florio asked Smith what is the biggest difference between playing quarterback in college and in the NFL, and here’s what Smith said. ALEX SMITH: “For one, decision making. It starts there. You have to be able to make the decisions. You have to […]

Preview: How the Niners match up against the Patriots

49ERS DEFENSE VS. PATRIOTS OFENSE: Arguably the best offense against the best defense in the NFL, but San Francisco matches up well and here’s why. The Niners can harass Tom Brady with their four defensive lineman – Aldon Smith, Justin Smith, Ray McDonald and Ahmad Brooks – and cover the skill players with their seven […]