Found June 12, 2012 on
Pro Sports Daily:
After weeks of informal OTA practices, the 49ers are using this week's minicamp to install more of the offense before the veterans break until training camp. San Francisco finished 30th in the NFL in red-zone production in 2011, scoring touchdowns on just 40.68 percent of the offense's drives inside the opponents' 20-yard line. Offensive coordinator Greg Roman is spending a good portion of the offseason program working on situational football, looking to improve that execution after the lockout really put first-year staffs behind the eight ball last year. Roman has also been impressed with quarterback Alex Smith, who spent time with "motion specialist" Tom House in April to work on his mechanics. "Alex is a true pro. He's physically in great shape right now and understands our system a little bit more. He just plays faster in it all the time," said Roman, who also believes Smith's arm strength has improved from building the muscles aroun...
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There were times in Washington when Carlos Rogers chose to skip offseason workouts with the Redskins even though he had a bonus in his contract to participate.
Regardless of such rewards, Rogers is eager to be around his San Francisco teammates this week as the NFC West champions prepare for what they hope is another run at a Super Bowl, which was right within reach last season...
San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis won’t predict that his team will win this year’s Super Bowl, but he does believe they have the talent to get there.
“We can pick up where we left off,” said Davis, per CSNBayArea.com.
“Each year is different. You never know what’s going to happen. But you have to approach this thing with a winning attitude....
The NFL Comeback Player of the Year honor has been awarded since 1972. It recognizes a player who has returned to form after dealing with adversity, be it injury or sub par performance. In 2011, Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford won the honor. After only playing in three games in 2010, Stafford came back in
The 49ers never got an opportunity to work together under new coach Jim Harbaugh until training camp began last year – and they still made it all the way to the NFC Championship game. With no NFL lockout to impede the team this spring, the Niners have become a stronger unit while making a full offseason of progress highlighted by this week’s full-squad minicamp.
Despite being acquitted in the alleged rape of internet modeling sensation Camille Washington earlier this year, 49ers corner back Perrish Cox, along with former teammate Demaryius Thomas, are both being sued by the woman.
The full report, courtesy of our friends at the Associated Press and BlackSportsOnline, can be found below:
According to the Associated Press, Cox and Broncos...
Former Patriots WR Randy Moss is teaching the 49ers that they can be dangerous team. Moss is receiving rave reviews on his contributions. One 49ers staffer said that Moss "Is as good ...
Acquitted of sexual assault in March, former Broncos cornerback Perrish Cox is being sued by the woman who accused him of the crime. Current Denver receiver Demaryius Thomas is also listed in the civil suit seeking unspecified damages. Cox did not testify at his trial. Because the burden of proof isn't as weighty in civil lawsuits, the 2010 incident will be brought back to...
Former Vikings WR Randy Moss is impressing the 49ers coaching staff on and off the field. Plus, Roger Goodell seeks tougher DUI penalties, and the Bears and Lions both experience issues at running back.