Falcons-49ers matchups: Part I – Weatherspoon v. Kaepernick

The 49ers play the Falcons Sunday at the Georgia Dome. In the meantime, I’ll break down the key matchups. WLB Sean Weatherspoon vs. QB Colin Kaepernick. On passing downs, like third down and second-and-long, the Falcons will put a “spy” on Colin Kaepernick. That spy will be Atlanta’s fastest linebacker, Sean Weatherspoon. The Green Bay Packers did not spy Kaepernick, and he scrambled five times for 75 yards. It will…

January 18, 2013

Frank Gore on the pistol read option: “I just felt like that’s not real football at first.”

SANTA CLARA – This is the transcript of Frank Gore’s Thursday press conference, courtesy of the 49ers.   You haven’t worn that in a while? “No.”   Why’d you pull it out today? “It’s a work day. That’s about it. Just want to have a good work day.”   What’s it going to take to have a good work day on Sunday? “We just have to play 49ers football. Do…

January 17, 2013