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. I think every week in this league is a battle. There aren’t many blowouts…

September 24, 2014

Cosell breaks down the best TEs in the draft

Greg Cosell broke down the draft’s top tight ends Friday on Yahoo’s Shutdown Corner Podcast. Here’s Cosell’s breakdown. On Norte Dame’s Tyler Eifert COSELL: He’s my favorite tight end in this draft. I think his athleticism and movement is No.1 in this draft. He’s really a deceptively smooth athlete. He shows the ability to run vertical routes from split wide receiver positions versus corners. He’s more athletic than when Kyle…

March 21, 2013

Grant’s 32-team first round mock draft: 1.0

This is my first attempt to mock the first round of the upcoming draft. I have the 49ers trading up once, and the Raiders trading down three times. Enjoy. Chiefs – OT Luke Joeckel. Kansas City drafts a left tackle to protect Alex Smith’s blindside. Jaguars – CB Dee Milliner. Both of Jacksonville’s starting cornerbacks are free agents, so the Jags draft Milliner. TRADE: Bills – QB Geno Smith. Buffalo…

March 4, 2013