Found October 31, 2011 on Niner Insider:
Alex Smith said left Joe Staley's first-down signal following his 17-yard reception Sunday was "a little prima-donna-ish for a lineman." And Staley's head only figures to swell further after hearing Browns coach Pat Shurmur praise his pass-catching form. Shurmur was asked about the difficulty of...

49ers Joe Staley Catches Pass...He's An Offensive Lineman (Video)

I'm still trying to figure out what's in the water in San Francisco as the 49ers have started out an impressive 6-1. During yesterday's game against the Browns, 49ers offensive lineman Joe Staley got into the offensive act with the below catch: (Courtesy of Sports Grid)

Joe Staley's enthusiasm well-earned

Worst tsk-tsk advice directed at an athlete exuberantly celebrating a touchdown or home run: "Act like you've been there before." Would you say that to your kid on her second visit to Disneyland? Here's some advice from the peanut gallery: Act like Joe Staley. Staley is a 315-pound...

Cleveland Browns News and Notes following loss to 49ers (video)

Cleveland Browns head coach Pat Shurmur talked with the media after their 20 - 10 loss to the San Francisco 49ers. Among the items discussed was the injury to Montario Hardesty and the play of Colt McCoy.

Browns getting thinner at running back

BEREA, OhioThe Browns are down to one healthy running back after Montario Hardesty went down with a strained calf injury.Pat Shurmur wouldnt say how long Hardesty will be sidelined, but did say he would miss game(s).Hardesty pulled a calf, Shurmur said. Hes going to miss some time. Hes in a boot and is going to miss some time.Shurmur was asked if hell miss games.Its very doubtful...

Time For Some Browns Fan and Media Self-Reflection

I am left wondering a great many things after the Browns game yesterday.  But I’m thinking maybe I don’t have as much wonderment about the Browns as about some of the fans and critics in the media.  I don’t know what a lot of them were expecting from this team going into San Francisco as ten point underdogs.  More importantly, I can’t figure out what anyone gets out of...

WR Edwards on his return: 'The knee was fine'

Somewhat obscured by the debut of left tackle Joe Staley and nose tackle Isaac Sopoaga as pass-catchers Sunday was the return of Braylon Edwards, who is actually employed to catch footballs. Edwards, returning after missing four games following knee surgery, had four catches for 42 yards and...

Montario Hardesty Will Miss Time with a Torn Calf Muscle

According to Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain-Dealer,  Cleveland Browns running back Montario Hardesty “will miss games” with a partially torn calf muscle,  said head coach Pat Shurmur. Shurmur isn’t sure how long Hardesty will be out,  he only indicated that ” it’s going to take some time to heal.” Peyton Hillis is still considered to [...]

49ers at halftime: They’re good, Browns are bad, yadda-yadda

Frank Gore is well on his way to passing Roger Craig to move into second place on the 49ers’ all-time rushing list–with a decent series, he’ll pass Craig in the third quarter. Joe Staley is many receptions behind Jerry Rice on the all-time receptions list, but he’s one... Continue reading...
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