Tag Archives: Vic Fangio

How 49ers can beat Cardinals

Here is my column previewing the 49ers-Cardinals game. Two things. One, the 49ers have to blitz. Two, Bruce Ellington has to carry the ball. Otherwise, the 49ers could lose to the Cardinals. Ideally, 49ers’ defensive coordinator Vic Fangio wouldn’t have to blitz. Blitzing comes with risk, involves rushing a fifth or sixth defender. Better to […]

Off topic one more time, I don't think Devon Hester is worthy of the Hall of Fame. He isn't starting receiver caliber an... - Matt

49ers 20, Bears 28: Grades

SANTA CLARA – The 49ers lost 28-20 to the Bears Sunday Night. Here are the 49ers’ grades. KAEPERNICK: F. His worst game since two games ago. Looked like Tony Romo looked last week. Committed four turnovers – one fumble and three interceptions. Would have been five turnovers but one of the interceptions hit the grass […]

Who do they replace him with?... - Razoreater

Top-four questions the 49ers face against the Bears

We all know the 49ers will beat the Bears this Sunday Night. I’m saying the final score will be 24-13. The game will not be close. That said, these are the four questions that interest me most about this game: 1. Who will lead the 49ers in rushing, Frank Gore or Carlos Hyde? The Bears […]

Sooo.....? How ya feeling about that comment now?... - Dylan

Fangio: “We’re going to need to play the run a whole lot better in this game than we did last game.”

SANTA CLARA — Vic Fangio was interviewed in the 49ers’ auditorium Thursday afternoon. Here’s a transcript courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. department. You talked after the game that you wanted to see more out of your pass rush. What’s been the message to your guys this week? “Well, we need more pass rush. That’s been […]

" He is at times double teaming and leaving a LB with a clear path to make a play. I read yesterday that he did that on ... - detroit9er

Vic Fangio says Ahmad Brooks is overweight

SANTA CLAR A — Vic Fangio was interviewed in the 49ers’ auditorium Tuesday afternoon. Here’s a transcript courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. staff.   How did NT Ian Williams play? I know it wasn’t a lot of snaps, but how did he look? “He did fine. I was pleased with the way he played. I […]

If he gets too much bigger perhaps they should forget his losing weight and have him gain until he is big enough to play... - Willtalk

Vic Fangio on illegal contact penalties: “We emphasize that all the time, even prior to them saying they’re going to be diligent.”

Vic Fangio was interviewed by Bay Area reporters Wednesday morning. Here is a transcript courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. department. What happened to LB Blake Costanzo? “Just got some form of an injury there. I’m not exactly sure. And he’s out there getting opinions right now for it.” Was it a practice injury? “You know, […]

I wonder if they'll give LMJ some of the same routes out of the backfield that Ellington has been running; just to have ... - Brotha Tuna

Vic Fangio says Justin Smith and Ray McDonald “will be ready to return maybe when we get back to San Francisco at some point in the near future.”

Here is a transcript of Vic Fangio’s Sunday press conference, courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. staff. I’ll ask you the same question I just asked Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh. Which guys on your defense stood out to you at practice? “We had a few guys that have stood out here in these two […]

Might be a prudent move........ - Razoreater

Vic Fangio on Tank Carradine: “He’s got to do better from an assignment standpoint for us to feel comfortable to play him.”

SANTA CLARA — This is what Vic Fangio said Sunday afternoon about Tank Carradine, courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. staff. How has Carradine looked? “He’s getting better. He looks kind of like I thought he would. He’s healthy, which is a good thing. He was never healthy last year and now he’s getting a chance […]

We don't know if the Eagles' depth chart has any more merit than the Niners' (which doesn't), and also it's still early,... - Brotha Tuna

Vic Fangio on Jimmie Ward: “He’s not a final product by any means yet.”

SANTA CLARA — This is what Vic Fangio said Sunday afternoon about Jimmie Ward, courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. staff. The nickel job, is that getting closer to being resolved in your mind? “[CB] Jimmie’s [Ward] doing a good job out there. We haven’t worked [CB] Perrish Cox in there a whole lot lately. We’ve […]

Reading glowing training camp reports about the big receivers like Mathews, Latimer, Benjamin and others. Some might no... - Brodie2Washington

Fangio: “It’d be great for Jimmie to earn a spot in the nickel package.”

SANTA CLARA — Vic Fangio was interviewed in the 49ers’ auditorium Tuesday afternoon. Here is a transcript courtesy of the 49ers. What did you like from what you saw out at practice? “Not as much as I had been seeing. We messed up too many things today, I think, and I need to go look […]

Common place now on the brutal Q&A. Radio interviews are the worst (this is Tom Tolbert 101). It's really a reporter... - paulbleedsblue

Vic Fangio says Chris Culliver looks really good physically

SANTA CLARA — Vic Fangio was interviewed in the 49ers’ auditorium Friday morning. Here is a transcript courtesy of the 49ers. You finally got to see DB Jimmie Ward on the field. Any reaction to seeing him out there running around a little bit? “He did fine. You know, he was also here last week […]

Come, now. What Fangio says has never been relevant to this particular debate.... - Euclidite

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