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NorthWest Sports Beat:
Report out of the VMAC has Seahawks assistant Jeff Ulbrich headed to UCLA to join Jim Mora.
Danny O at the Seattle times tells us Jeff Ulbrich, the former 49ers linebacker who has been Seattle's assistant special-teams coach the past two years, is expected to join Jim Mora's staff at UCLA, according to The Los Angeles Times.
Does this shock you? I'm pretty confident an assistant special teams coach can be replaced in today's day and age.
Rusty Tillman available? lol I kid.
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The San Francisco 49ers are gearing up for their first playoff appearance in nearly a decade, but that hasn't prevented the club from making long-term plans.49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh has told impending free-agent quarterback Alex Smith the team plans to offer him a contract that will keep him in San Francisco for several more years.Smith signed a one-year deal in the offseason...
Coach Jim Harbaugh has told 49ers quarterback Alex Smith the team plans to re-sign him beyond this season.
Smith, the 2005 No. 1 overall draft pick out of Utah, received a $4.9 million, one-year contract as a free agent last July after the lockout - when many, including Smith himself, figured he'd be headed elsewhere following six up-and-down seasons. He has thrived under Harbaugh...
Alex Smith has gradually made believers of many this season, but there remains a legion of doubters reserving their judgment until the playoffs because of the failure Smith represented during his first six seasons with the 49ers. Some may not like the style by which it was done, but Smith guided a record-setting offense this season, becoming a major factor in the team’s winning...
Just imagine if the 49ers had lost Sunday in St. Louis. They would have returned to work Monday and faced a quick and daunting turnaround, with only five days to prepare for a playoff encounter with the ever-dangerous Lions.
Now that chore falls to Drew Brees and his New Orleans teammates.
Already in this game, there have been a flurry of numbers and milestones. With Alex Smith's 28-yard touchdown pass to Michael Crabtree in the second quarter, Smith went over 3,000 yards for the season, a first for him. Smith is only about 2,000 yards behind Drew Brees.
Also, David Akers tried...
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SANTA CLARA, CALIF. (AP) - Coach Jim Harbaugh has told 49ers quarterback Alex Smith the team plans to re-sign him beyond this season.Smith, the 2005 No. 1 overall draft pick out of Utah, received a $4.9 million, one-year contract as a free agent last July after the lockout _ when ...
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