Posts Tagged ‘jim harbaugh’

Week One Preview: 49ers vs. Seahawks

“You try to hit delete on those and move forward.” —QB Alex Smith when asked about how he prepared in his prior six seasons. The San Francisco 49ers haven’t generated a winning mark in eight seasons, however, there looks to be an abundance of hope; especially with a new shot caller planning to put a […]

2011 Division Previews: NFC West

New Sheriff In Town: Captain Comeback NFC South 1. San Francisco 49ers (8-8) – The stage is set for the team with the most urgency to win now in the NFC West.  A change at the helm could be the biggest move in the division aside from Kevin Kolb being traded to Arizona.  Jim Harbaugh, […]

Gridiron Preseason Preview: Raiders at 49ers

A couple of rookie head coaches will get their first taste of the local rivalry between the Raiders and 49ers when the two Bay Area inhabitants square off in a preseason clash Saturday at Candlestick Park. Both teams underwent changes in leadership this offseason in an attempt to end lengthy playoff droughts, with the 49ers […]

2011 NFL Divisional Preview And Awards

Defensive Player of the Year: The Tamba Hawk NFC East: Giants defense will decide division.  Secondary (Rolle, Phillips) flooded with playmakers.  Added CB Prince Amukamara and DT Marvin Austin, who in my rankings, were top-10 and 20 caliber players.  This unit has a chance to be something sensationally special.  The surety at CB allows the […]

NFL Sends Memo to Niners About Chatting About Free Agents

The NFL has sent the 49ers a memo asking them to not discuss their free agents during the lockout according to Eric Branch of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat. In a press conference after the draft, new coach Jim Harbaugh said, on a number of occasions, that he thought QB Alex Smith would re-sign with […]

Three Reasons Why Alex Smith Should Be The 49ers Starter

Is Smith Still The Answer In San Fran? The mere look at this article’s title may make you cringe. You may be thinking, “No, not another year!” or “I’d rather be a Cleveland Browns fan!”. I understand your frustration. Year after year, the former first draft pick does a fantastic job at consistently underperforming and […]

Dolphins Decide to Stick With Sparano After Meeting with Harbaugh

After meeting with Stanford head coach Jim Harbaugh, Dolphins owner Stephen Ross has decided to forgo that route and retain Tony Sparano, according to Jay Glazer of It is believed that Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland continued to push Ross to retain Sparano, but that Ross insisted upon exploring the Stanford head coach. Dolphins […]

Jim Harbaugh Meets with the 49’ers About Head Coaching Position

The hottest coaching candidate out there is talking to the 49ers today, as sources Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen of ESPN report the Niners are talking today with Stanford head coach Jim Harbaugh at undisclosed location away from team’s facility. Harbaugh, who led his team to a win in the Orange Bowl the other night, […]