Posts Tagged ‘Mike Singletary’

49ers’ Johnson offers glimpse at plans for offense

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.

Buy or sell: Coaches on the hot seat

Three weeks into the season, it could be argued a number of NFL coaches might find themselves on the hot seat — loosely defined as a barometer for being in danger of losing their jobs. Charles Davis and Michael Lombardi were tasked with “buying” or “selling” a list of five head coaches: Mike Singletary, Tom Coughlin, Jack Del Rio, John Fox and Tom Cable. Both used a mulligan on Fox, who is widely thought to be coaching his last season in Carolina. The results were also unanimous on selling on the futures of Del Rio in Jacksonville and Cable in Oakland. Agree? Disagree? Watch the video and leave your take below.

Move by 49ers raises questions

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.

49ers play the full 60 minutes

Mike Singletary is struggling as an NFL head coach. But clearly a friend of a fantasy enthusiast.

Roundup: A look back at Saturday night

It’s the morning after … nine games were on the NFL preseason slate on Saturday night, so let’s take a bullet-point look on thoughts and observations from around the league.

Gore, Crabtree and Westbrook will make debuts

49ers coach Mike Singletary said RB Frank Gore, RB Brian Westbrook and WR Michael Crabtree will all play in Saturday’s preseason game against the Raiders.

Niners TE Davis exits with knee strain

The San Francisco 49ers got an injury scare when Pro Bowl TE Vernon Davis left Sunday’s game against the Colts with what coach Mike Singletary would later describe as a “knee strain.”

Singletary praises Crabtree at camp

Michael Crabtree has never looked better at training camp. Although in fairness, this is the first time that had has ever been to training camp. What with that holdout last year.

Roundup: Rams OT Smith has stress fracture in toe

A quick look at some notable nuggets from around the league, including why the injury to Rams OT Jason Smith is more serious than originally thought.

Ginn gets mixed reviews from observers

Some of the early impressions of WR Ted Ginn Jr. coming out of 49ers OTAs have been mixed impressions.

Singletary: Iupati, Davis have to earn starting spots

It’s not much of a surprise that Mike Singletary isn’t handing out starting spots on the offensive line to his two first-round picks from last month’s draft, Anthony Davis and Mike Iupati.

Who is interested in Adalius?

Following his release by the Patriots last month, Adalius Thomas immediately became one of the bigger names on the free agent market. Find out where he might be headed.

Niners LB Willis says ‘the best is yet to be seen’

Patrick Willis was all smiles while discussing his new five-year contract extension with the 49ers, and he pledged that his three Pro Bowl seasons are “only the tip of the iceberg.”

Roundup: Former Army LB gets his chance with Lions

Army LB Caleb Campbell is getting his chance to stick with the Lions this time, two years after he was the highlight of the 2008 NFL Draft.

Singletary in attendance at William & Mary’s pro day

Representatives from 22 teams were in attendance for William & Mary’s pro day on March 17. The biggest name in the group? San Francisco 49ers coach Mike Singletary.

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