Tag Archives: Vic Fangio

Vic Fangio struggles with the hand he was dealt

This is my Saturday column previewing the 49ers’ Sunday home game against the Eagles. What is Vic Fangio supposed to do? Call plays while hopping on one leg? Vic, try patting your head and rubbing your stomach in the coaches’ box. Say rubber baby buggy bumpers. Strike a pose. The 49ers’ defensive coordinator is running […]

Eagles 3,7009 -- Niners 0 All is lost, we are doomed. I see Grant as the Niner's head coach next year. He will be t... - Ghost

Vic Fangio on the Eagles: “They have a solid running game. It’s a very simple running game, but yet very effective.”

SANTA CLARA — This is the transcript of Vic Fangio’s Thursday press conference, courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. department. LB Patrick Willis missed practice yesterday. How serious is his wrist injury and what’s his status for Sunday? “I think his status is fine. He just aggravated his wrist there a little bit. I don’t think […]

Chip Kelly: “I’ve had a lot of respect for Jimmy and Greg Roman going against them. They can scheme up the run game as good anybody I’ve ever seen.”

This is the transcript of Chip Kelly’s Wednesday morning conference call with Bay Area reporters. Q: Is there anything you can put your finger on for why you’ve had to come back from big deficits the first three games? KELLY: Part of it is the opponent. You’ve got to give credit to them for playing […]

Well... we 'should' have killed the Bears and beat the Cards... Hard to put a finger on how they play this week. The... - Bray

Top-3 questions facing the 49ers against the Cardinals

Quick, before I drive over to University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale: 1. How many blitzes will  Vic Fangio call? He called one last week. 2. How many touches will Bruce Ellington get on offense? He got none last week. 3. If Vernon Davis plays, how fast will he be? Can the Cardinals cover him […]

Sick and tired seeing this bunch lose their cool.... - Jamaican49er

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 […]

Hindsight is 20/20. Most people figured Kaepernick would turn out to be a smarter quarterback as he gained more experie... - Mike

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