Understanding why 49ers LB Aldon Smith apologized for getting stabbed…

It was an eventful day in Santa Clara for 49ers training camp yesterday, which is always the case when Randy Moss talks. You read some highlights here, and you can see more here. We’ll have a recap later today on what went down (hopefully) in Santa Clara. But Moss wasn’t the only notable person to speak. Second-year linebacker Aldon Smith, who burst onto the scene last year with 14 sacks, also met the media. It was the first time he’d done so since he got stabbed earlier in the summer. And, put that with an arrest for DUI even earlier than that, and it’s been a tough offseason. Aldon was 100 percent yesterday, projecting optimism: “I felt better than ever, I’m […]

Behold! An older, kinder, gentler Randy Moss for the 49ers …

Hellooooo from San Francisco. Or, actually, Santa Clara, Calif. Hey, only a 45-minute drive. Anyway, the San Francisco 49ers are about to practice, and Randy Moss will be on the field when they do. The 35-year-old formerly retired receiver spoke to the media today for about 10 minutes, and he was as colorful as always. That accent never gets old, and neither does what he says. But this time, to me, it felt different. He’s older and wiser, but maybe kinder and gentler? He was soulful, almost. He was asked about his milestones and said he didn’t care. Not really, anyway. “I just love to play football,” Moss said. “All that other stuff I’ll leave up to y’all. I’ve been […]

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