Tag Archives: Vic Fangio

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 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 […]

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. […]

Did Fangio ask his players to watch the Monday Night broadcast? Fangio: “No. Why should I?”

SANTA CLARA – At his Thursday press conference, Vic Fangio spoke about watching the Monday Night broadcast of the Seahawks-Saints game. Here is a trancsript. Q: How does Russell Wilson prevent getting his passes knocked down at the line of scrimmage? FANGIO: He throws through windows. He doesn’t get his balls batted. I was watching […]

Colts have the horsepower to outrun 49ers on Sunday

Here is my Friday column previewing the 49ers-Colts game. Even if Indianapolis hadn’t traded for Trent Richardson on Wednesday, the 49ers still would have a tough time beating the Colts on Sunday. Look at the facts: The Colts ranked fifth in the NFL in rushing yards without Richardson. They average 5 yards per carry. To […]

Bowman on the Colts’ offense: “It’s really just No.12, man. He pretty much runs everything.”

SANTA CLARA – NaVorro Bowman spoke in the media tent Wednesday afternoon. Here’s what he said. Q: It’s the third straight week your defense faces one of the top quarterbacks in the league. Any thoughts on that? BOWMAN: Yeah, I’m excited to face a good quarterback, one of Coach Harbaugh’s protégés. Just excited to bounce […]