Tag Archives: Vic Fangio

Predict who starts at cornerback in the 49ers’ Nickel defense

Tramaine Brock will be one of the the cornerbacks in the 49ers’ Nickel defense; we know that. Who will be the other two starting corners? The main candidates are Chris Cook, Chris Culliver and the rookie with the broken foot, Jimmie Ward. If the foot recovers and Ward earns a starting spot, he would be […]

Brock and Cully outside and Cox in nickel. If Ward is not ready.... - ken

Is Ward a lock to start at Nickelback? Fangio: “I don’t think you can assume that.”

SANTA CLARA — Vic Fangio spoke to Bay Area reporters Wednesday afternoon. Here is a transcript courtesy of the 49ers. Are these the first real looks that you’ve been getting of DT Tank Carradine since he got here last year? “Yes. Last year at this time he wasn’t practicing, and that you guys know, didn’t […]

Given that Fangio is not very Harbaughlike when it comes to publicly evaluating players, I found this to be encouraging:... - claude balls

Top 5 defensive coaches in the NFL

Who are the top-five defensive coaches in the NFL right now? By defensive coaches, I mean guys who actually are instrumental in designing the defensive game plan during the week. The defensive coordinator does it for some teams, but the head coach does it for other teams. When Bill Walsh was the 49ers’ head coach, […]

Because he hasn't won squat since being caught cheating. That's how.... - Ninermd

Why Harbaugh is so good

This is my Sunday column on what makes Jim Harbaugh a good head coach. SEATTLE — Serious question — what makes Jim Harbaugh a good head coach? Clearly, he is a good coach. His record reflects that. More than three wins for every loss as a head coach in the NFL. But Harbaugh doesn’t call […]

I would think that the mild weather would favor us - or, at any rate, our passing game. (I threw in the adverse weather ... - Max

Fangio on Lynch: “He’s just a great back.”

SANTA CLARA — Here is a transcript of Vic Fangio’s Thursday press conference courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. department.   How did CB Carlos Rogers look to you during yesterday’s practice? “He did fine in yesterday’s practice. He took part in about half of it, opened up a few times, looked good running and then […]

Classic, funny, and true!... - Rusty-in-SoCal

49ers 23, Panthers 10: Grades

CHARLOTTE – Here are the grades for the 49ers’ 23-10 divisional playoff win over the Panthers. KAEPERNICK: A-. He played terribly before the 49ers defense made their second goal line stand but, then again, most of the Niners played terribly before the second stand. After that, Kaepernick and the rest of the Niners were just […]

The D line needs to get A+ this week as does Kap. Plus the Wrs also need to get A's this week. Each week a new guy step... - Tom

Fangio: “The quarterback powers and lead draws. We’re anticipating more of those from them.”

SANTA CLARA — Vic Fangio spoke in the 49ers’ media tent Thursday afternoon. Here is a transcript courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. department.   How has CB Carlos Rogers seemed to you? “Who’s that?”   Carlos Rogers. “He’s doing, what’s the word I’m looking for, he’s still hurt a little bit. But, he’s much better […]

Not sure how you determine that was blunt honesty. With their history of not talking about injuries, I'd more guess it w... - MontanaMan16

49ers 23, Cardinals 20: Grades

Here are my grades for the 49ers. They beat the Cardinals 23-20 on a last-second field goal by Phil Dawson. KAEPERNICK: B+. Excellent in the first and fourth quarter, bad in the second and third quarter. He was flagged for a delay-of-game penalty on the final drive of the game, but he also made two […]

Cape, Admittedly, a bad time for a typo, but I think you understood my meaning. The only reason I questioned your ... - exgolfer

Vic Fangio on Andre Ellington: “He’s very similar to Darren Sproles.”

SANTA CLARA — Vic Fangio spoke in the media tent Thursday afternoon. Here is a transcript, courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. department.   Can you take us through LB NaVorro Bowman’s interception one more time and just how that play was designed and how it unfolded? “Well, everybody on that play did their job exactly […]

Fangio presser => http://www.49ers.com/video/videos/Vic-Fangio-Breaks-Down-Bowmans-Pick-Six/f77d17f9-f883-49db-a54... - MWNiner

Fangio on the Falcons: “They’re still a very explosive offense.”

SANTA CLARA — Vid Fangio spoke in the media tent Friday afternoon. Here is a transcript courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. department.   Since you have all of the same guys in the same places as last year, what’s different about your defense this year as far as the way it’s executing your scheme and […]

Well, thanx, BT .. I've been getting so nostalgic about The Stick .. so many memories ... so many stories.. t... - MWNiner

Fangio says Wilson “can run any offense.”

SANTA CLARA — Vic Fangio spoke in the media tent Thursday afternoon. Here is a transcript.   How much of Seattle’s success is success on first and second downs to stay in manageable situations, third and short? “Well, it’s a big part of their success. Basically, the big part of their success is they’re balanced. […]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQXf1TCfo3M... - Razoreater