Chip Kelly: “If we’re going to use hypotheticals, we should cancel the season”

San Francisco 49ers head coach Chip Kelly is not a fan of hypothetical questions. On Wednesday, Kelly was asked about the team’s quarterback situation, which appears somewhat in flux with Colin Kaepernick and Blaine Gabbert both vying for the starting job. Kaepernick has missed the first two preseason games with a shoulder injury, and a reporter asked Kelly about who he plans to...
Via Awful Announcing
1 day ago  |  Discuss

49ers' Colin Kaepernick on track to make preseason debut

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) After being kept from throwing during team drills since Aug. 10 while nursing a sore shoulder, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick threw against the defense on Monday. Kaepernick is on track to make his preseason debut Friday against the Packers in San Francisco's third preseason game. His injury allowed Blaine Gabbert to start the first two exhibition...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: Takeaways from Broncos win

The San Francisco 49ers defeated the Denver Broncos in their second pre season game.  There were some positives and negatives in the game.  It was encouraging to see the reserves play well and understand that every rep matters.  These pre season games are important, the 49ers are a rebuilding team and the more game tape on players the better.  Here are three takeaways from the...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wade Phillips: ‘Chip Kelly does an amazing job with his offense’

Denver Broncos defensive coordinator Wade Phillips is one of the most-respected minds in the entire game. Now, coming off his first Super Bowl title, the defensive guru is looking to continue helping his Broncos make history. It won’t happen during this week’s exhibition game against the San Francisco 49ers, but it’s definitely a nice test for Phillips and Co. In keeping with...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers QB competition proving to be a farce

If Colin Kaepernick had it his way, he wouldn’t have been on the sideline when the San Francisco 49ers opened the preseason Sunday evening. In between rehabbing from multiple off-season surgeries, the embattled signal caller spent the spring requesting a trade from San Francisco. It’s obvious that returning to Northern California wasn’t his first choice. On the other hand...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Gabbert a 'landslide favorite' to beat out Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick has been ruled out of the San Francisco 49ers’ first preseason game with shoulder tightness, leading many to believe this is a great opportunity for Blaine Gabbert to steal the starting quarterback job. Those in the know, however, insist there was really no competition to begin with. In response to a question from a Twitter follower on Sunday, ESPN NFL insider...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Blaine Gabbert viewed as huge favorite to win 49ers' QB job

The San Francisco 49ers have yet to name their starting quarterback for their first preseason game, though there appears to be a favorite emerging to start Week 1. According to the Bay Area News Group’s Tim Kawakami, Blaine Gabbert is an “enormous favorite” to win the starting job over Colin Kaepernick. That said, Blaine Gabbert is an enormous favorite to be the 49ers...
Via Sportsnaut
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Peters: Eagles practiced too much under Chip Kelly

The Chip Kelly era in Philadelphia did not go as planned for the Eagles, and one of the main reasons for that was he did not get along with many of his players. From the sound of it, offensive tackle Jason Peters was one of them. Peters is already enjoying his first training camp under new head coach Doug Pederson, who he says understands players a lot better. On Thursday, Peters...
Via Larry Brown Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers not favored to win any games in 2016

Talk about dead on arrival. According to Cantor Technology, which comprises the spreads for each NFL game in the regular season, the San Francisco 49ers are not favored to win any of their 16 games in 2016, per Ben Fawkes of ESPN. The 49ers kick off their season opener at Levi’s Stadium when they are predicted to lose to the NFC West rival Los Angeles Rams in Monday Night Football...
Via Sportsnaut
June 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Chip Kelly, Trent Baalke already clashing in San Fran

Is Chip Kelly already clashing with San Francisco 49ers management? NFL Network’s Brian Baldinger told Philadelphia’s 97.5 The Fanatic on Thursday that there are already issues between the new 49ers coach and general manager Trent Baalke. “I already hear there’s problems in the building between Chip & Baalke” - @BaldyNFL — 975TheFanatic (@975TheFanatic) April...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 15, 2016  |  Discuss

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