Posts Tagged ‘Mike Singletary’

Singletary picks Smith over Hill as 49ers’ QB

Shaun Hill has lost the 49ers’ starting quarterback job, coach Mike Singletary said, and Alex Smith will be under center this Sunday against the Colts.

Smith relieves Hill as 49ers’ QB, throws TD pass

After starting QB Shaun Hill struggled again, 49ers coach Mike Singletary went to backup Alex Smith to start the second half of the game against the Texans.

Singletary vows 49ers will improve; Bly apologizes

Niners coach Mike Singletary didn’t have an apology 24 hours after a 45-10 home loss to the Falcons. Dre Bly, on the other hand, did.

Crabtree, Edwards will have opportunities

I’m trying my best to withhold judgment on the wide receiver acquisitions on both coasts yesterday — Braylon Edwards getting traded to the Jets and Michael Crabtree signing with the 49ers — but it’s difficult.

Crabtree introduced by 49ers, relieved to end holdout

Michael Crabtree won’t play in the 49ers’ game against the Falcons on Sunday. But the 10th overall pick in the 2009 NFL Draft finally signed and was officially introduced by 49ers coach Mike Singletary today.

Random thoughts and worthless picks

I’m in Cajun country today but I’m not asking “Who Dat?” I’m ready to talk about those Bengal Tigers from well north of Baton Rouge.

Gore could miss next two games with high ankle strain

NFL Network’s Jason La Canfora reports 49ers RB Frank Gore suffered a high ankle strain on Sunday and is likely to miss at least the next two games, according to a league source.

Roundup: Winning ugly suits 49ers’ Singletary

The 49ers honored former owner Eddie DeBartolo Jr. prior to Sunday’s win over the Seahawks. But nobody will ever confuse this year’s version of the 49ers and those great teams that DeBartolo presided over in the past. Well maybe in one category — winning.

Late game wrap-up

A few general observations before we get into the late games.

Singletary, 49ers not waiting on Crabtree

Judging by 49ers coach Mike Singletary‘s reaction Thursday, it almost appears that rookie holdout Michael Crabtree is indeed out of sight, out of mind.

49ers OC: Gore is running the ship

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.

Singletary chooses Hill as 49ers’ starting QB

49ers coach Mike Singletary named Shaun Hill as the starting quarterback on Monday for the season-opener against the Arizona Cardinals after a lengthy competition against former first-round pick Alex Smith.

Observations from a weekend of football

Impressions and observations after another weekend of football.

Niners QB Smith given starting nod vs. Raiders

Alex Smith will start at quarterback for the 49ers when they host the Raiders in a preseason game Saturday.

Niners notes: Don’t read into who’s starting at QB

Coach Mike Singletary announced Thursday that Shaun Hill will start at quarterback in the 49ers’ preseason opener but almost immediately said not to read too much into the decision.

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