Tag Archives: Vic Fangio

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

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 […]

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 […]