Mike Johnson won’t be able to make wholesale changes for the 49ers, but his focuse is on getting the ball in the hands of playmakers, forcing the defense to defend the entire field and diversifying packages ans formations.
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The 49ers have fired OC Jimmy Raye. So what’s next?
The stunning news Monday was the firing of 49ers OC Jimmy Raye, which took place about 16 hours after he was given a vote of confidence by head coach Mike Singletary, a move that raises several questions.
This is obviously not on the level of ‘Favre Watch,’ but one of the other rites of training camp is the popular refrain, “This is the year Alex Smith puts it all together.”
Heading into what many consider to be a make-or-break season, 49ers QB Alex Smith said the challenges of his first five seasons have helped him gain perspective.
Posted: Friday, April 16th, 2010 | Adam Rank Tags: 2010 NFL Draft, Alex Smith, Charles Rogers, Colt Brennan, Detroit Lions, Jacksonville Jaguars, Jason Campbell, Jason Taylor, Jimmy Clausen, Jimmy Raye, Martin Mayhew, Miami Dolphins, New York Jets, Rex Grossman, San Francisco 49ers, Washington Redskins
Jimmy Clausen to the 49ers? Sincere interest, or pre-draft wrangling?
The 49ers quarterback battle between Shaun Hill and Alex Smith grabbed all of the headlines in San Francisco. But offensive coordinator Jimmy Raye says that it does not matter who the quarterback is — the offense still runs through RB Frank Gore.
49ers offensive coordinator Jimmy Raye was made available to the media on Wednesday, and spent some time talking about the Taser formation (aka, Wildcat) that was worked on during two practice sessions.
Much of the talk at 49ers camp is centered on rookie WR Michael Crabtree, who missed his third day of practices Monday while continuing to negotiate a contract. Coach Mike Singletary and offensive coordinator Jimmy Raye would rather talk about the receivers they have in camp — specifically Josh Morgan, who Raye says has stood out during the first few practices.
After weeks of looking, the San Francisco 49ers finally found their man. They hired Jimmy Raye as their offensive coordinator, league sources said Wednesday night.
Jimmy Raye is interviewing for the 49ers’ offensive coordinator position. Raye was the offensive coordinator for the Los Angeles Rams in 1983 and 1984 and helped mold young running back Eric Dickerson, who set an NFL record with 2,105 rushing yards in 1984.
Multiple NFL executives believe Herman Edwards will not return as the Chiefs’ coach next season. They believe it’s only a matter of time before the change is made.