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Nnamdi Asomugha expects the football to be in the air all the time Sunday, which is about how often he expects to be on the field in his debut with the San Francisco 49ers.
Asomugha was named as San Francisco's No. 3 cornerback this week, and the four-time All-Pro is prepared for extensive action when the 49ers begin the season against the prolific passing attack of the Green Bay Packers.
The 49ers signed the 11th-year veteran earlier this year specifically to help in these kinds of situations. San Francisco finished third in the NFL in total defense last season but the 49ers struggled defending the pass down the stretch and throughout the team's playoff run to the Super Bowl.
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Kyle Williams is expected to slotted as the 49ers number two receiver heading into this weekend’s opener against the Packers, according to CSNBayArea.com.
49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh has been impressed with what he’s seen from Williams.
“He’s had an extremely good camp,” Harbaugh said. “(He’s) getting better, getting faster. I think he’s come back stronger and...
And so it begins. The San Francisco 49ers start their season at home against the Green Bay Packers in a rematch of last years divisional playoff game where Colin Kaepernick ran for 181 yards in a 45-31 victory.
With a brand new season and the Superbowl loss still in mind the 49ers will try compete for a championship once more now that Kaepernick is undoubtedly the main man. The...
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San Francisco 49ers cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha expects to see plenty of action when they face Aaron Rodgers and Green Bay Packers' passing attack. He's listed as the no. 3 corner, but he'll be called into extra duty in facing the likely passing barrage. "They throw 99 percent of the time, so the ball will be up in the air a lot," Asomugha said Friday, via...
San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh talked with NFL to get clarity on hits to the quarterback in the read-option offense, according to NFL.com. On Wednesday, Harbaugh talked about his concern over comments made by Clay Matthews, stating that the Packers strategy was to ‘hit’ the QB during read-option. Dean Blandino, NFL vice president of officiating, talked to...
After playing with the 49ers last season, FOX Sports 1 NFL analyst Randy Moss claims that Colin Kaepernick and Vernon Davis never built a rapport last season.
“From my time there last year, it didn’t seem Kaepernick and Vernon Davis had a rapport. They haven’t shown that yet,” Moss said via conference call, according to the San Jose Mercury News, via CSN Bay Area.
Randy Moss has his opinion and 49ers tight end Vernon Davis isn't sharing it.
A day after Moss now a Fox Sports analyst knocked Davis' 2012 rapport with Colin Kaepernick Davis took to the media podium Thursday and described the strides he's made with his quarterback.
"I feel me and Colin are on a different level than where we were last year" Davis said. "...
Vernon Davis defended his relationship with quarterback Colin Kaepernick in response to Randy Moss, who said the San Francisco 49ers stars did not have a good rapport. Moss, now an analyst with FOX Sports 1 after spending last season with the 49ers, said on a conference call Wednesday that Davis and Kaepernick did not have […]
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Thoughts off the top of Bacardi’s Dome:
The Packers are in serious trouble for this game. As witnessed first hand last January, the Packers will struggle to defend San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick. The Packers did nothing to upgrade their middle linebackers this offseason, and it’ll show against run option QBs like Kaep. Additionally, Green Bay’s best cornerback...