Posts Tagged ‘Shaun Hill’

Fisher leaves door open for seeing more Vince Young

With the QB carousel spinning wildly following Week 7, Titans coach Jeff Fisher is chosing not to reveal whether Kerry Collins or Vince Young will be the starter for the 0-6 Titans.

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.

Is that Alex Smith … or Joe Montana?

49ers QB Alex Smith is exploding against the Texans, but I’m still hesitant to promote him in fantasy circles.

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.

Hope you didn’t start 49ers QB Hill

Fantasy owners who started 49ers QB Shaun Hill will be disappointed.

Niners involve rookie WR Crabtree in the offense

Michael Crabtree started against the Texans, as the 49ers opened in a three-receiver set. The 49ers attempted to go to Crabtree on their first play from scrimmage, but Texans DE Mario Williams sacked QB Shaun Hill.

Week 5 testing quarterback depth

Fantasy owners will be without Drew Brees, Philip Rivers, Aaron Rodgers and Jay Cutler. Could Raiders QB JaMarcus Russell could be viable this week?

Chat live with 49ers QB Shaun Hill

Fresh of a 35-0 win over the St. Louis Rams on Sunday, San Francisco 49ers QB Shaun Hill will check in with NFL.com today at 1:30 p.m. ET to chat live with fans.

Mark Sanchez, third-down maestro

Yes, it’s only been a two-game sample, but Jets rookie quarterback Mark Sanchez has been almost perfect on third down. Needless to say, count me among those who have been blown away by Sanchez thus far.

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.

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.

Hill’s leadership could be the difference for 49ers

The 49ers have an intriguing quarterback competition going on, with Shaun Hill more of a “take-charge” guy thus far.

49ers Notes: Willis in doubt for preseason opener

The 49ers have a lot of uncertainty heading into their preseason opener against the Broncos on Friday. Coach Mike Singletary has yet to name a starting quarterback. First-round draft pick Michael Crabtree is nowhere to be found. And star MLB Patrick Willis has yet to return to practice after suffering a strained ankle on the first day of training camp and his status for Friday is uncertain.

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