Tag Archives: Trent Baalke

Should the 49ers sign Eric Wright?

Trent Baalke reportedly met with free agent cornerback Eric Wright on Thursday after Chris Culliver tore his left ACL in practice. Do you think the 49ers should sign Wright? Why or why not? Keep in mind, Wright was a good slot cornerback for the Lions in 2011, but he has struggled playing on the outside […]

Didn't catch that. My bad Ex.... - MidWestNiner

Report: Culliver tears ACL, out for season

ESPN is reporting Chris Culliver tore his left ACL in today’s practice. He likely will miss the upcoming season. Which cornerback do you think will take Culliver’s place in the lineup – Nnamdi Asomugha, Tramaine Brock or someone else? And do you think Trent Baalke regrets not drafting a cornerback in the first three rounds […]

I agree Mr Auto, he was the Niners best CB for most of the season, if not all of the regular season.... - Bray

Baalke on Eric Wright: “There’s always a possibility he becomes a Niner at some point, it’s just not now.”

SANTA CLARA – Trent Baalke spoke with Bay Area reporters Tuesday afternoon. Here’s what he said. Q: Did you guys know that Eric Wright had been arrested for a DUI in Los Angeles before you traded for him? BAALKE: Absolutely, we did. Like I’ve said many times, there’s a process to the acquisition of players. […]

Kaepernick vs. Smith part II: Advanced stats

As we know, the statistical difference between Colin Kaepernick and Alex Smith was subtle last season. So, here are some advanced stats to help differentiate the two quarterbacks: Adjusted yards per attempt: (YPA including sacks minus 45 yards for an INT) Kaepernick: 7.0 (1st) Smith: 5.7 (13th) Other notables: P. Manning: 6.5 (2nd), Brady: 6.4 […]

Iguodala fits the Warriors’ needs

Here is my Thursday column on Andre Iguodala and Bob Myers. OAKLAND – Thursday afternoon in the Warriors’ practice facility, Bob Myers, the best general manager in the Bay Area, introduced his signature acquisition – Andre Iguodala. Myers and Iguodala wore suits and ties and they smiled. Iguodala wore a blue vest and gray socks […]

Who should be on the 49ers’ Mt. Rushmore?

This is my Friday column on the 49ers’ Mt. Rushmore. Let’s play the Mt. Rushmore Game for the 49ers. Who are the four greatest figures in 49ers history? I’m talking players, coaches or owners. You pick. Who would you carve onto the 49ers’ own Mt. Rushmore? We can agree on three people right off the […]

Why the 49ers signed TE Cameron Morrah

The 49ers just announced they’ve signed 26-year old H-back Cameron Morrah to a one-year contract. The 49ers did not include a statement from general manager Trent Baalke in the press release. Morrah (6-3, 251 pounds) missed all of last season with a toe injury. But he’s fast (4.61 40-yard dash), agile (6.99 3-cone drill), strong […]

The one player the 49ers should avoid in the draft

If there is one player the 49ers should avoid drafting at all costs, who is it? If you can’t think of just one player, can you make a top-five list? I’m saying the 49ers should not draft USC wide receiver Robert Woods, who’s projected to get picked at the end of the first round or […]

Trent Baalke’s pre-draft press conference transcript

Trent Baalke held a press conference in the 49ers’ defensive meeting room Wednesday morning. Here’s a transcript. Q: Where are you guys in the process of putting together your board? BAALKE: We’re probably 50 percent there. Q: That’s all? BAALKE: It’s pretty much set. We’ve got some touch-up stuff we’ve got to do, cleaning some […]