Posted February 19, 2013 on
In a national conference call previewing the upcoming 2013 NFL Scouting Combine, NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock was asked about the 49ers and what they might be looking for with their top picks in the April draft. Would the Niners shoot high for another wide receiver after taking the seldom-used A.J. Jenkins in the first round last year? What about adding depth to an aging defensive line?

Top 5 San Francisco 49ers running backs

For a franchise known for two of the greatest quarterbacks in NFL history, the San Francisco 49ers also have some of the greatest running backs in NFL history. Roger Craig, Frank Gore and Joe Perry to name a few, but who is the greatest running back in 49ers history? That’s what this list is all about. To find out who is the greatest running back in 49ers history, is based upon...

Alex Smith may help Dashon Goldson get his wish and become a free agent

According to Matt Maiocca of, the San Francisco 49ers don't know if they are going to franchise safety Dashon Goldson for a second straight year. Goldson, who badly wants to test the free agent market, may get his chance if the 49ers don’t dump Alex Smith. The 49ers have to either cut Smith or trade him in order to franchise tag Goldson. Smith’s salary puts...

Mike Mayock 2013 NFL Scouting Combine Conference Call Transcript

NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock held his annual pre combine conference call earlier this week and it was a lengthy one as took questions from members of the media for two hours. Mayock covered a wide variety of draft prospects and linked them to several teams, including the Pittsburgh Steelers, during his talk. The league has graciously passed along the transcript of the call...

NFL Draft 2013: Mike Mayock Stumping Hard for Jarvis Jones at No. 5 for Detroit

If you’ve heard or read one analyst, you’ve heard them all—in my opinion—but I tend to like Mike Mayock (NFL Network) more than most as he at least seems to know what he’s talking about most of the time. That said, he recently offered his opinion on former Georgia linebacker Jarvis Jones’ as a potential Top 5 pick: “Jarvis Jones, now that’s a good football player...

Mayock breaks down Vikings’ WR options

NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock thinks the Vikings may be too late for his top two receivers and isn’t sure others are worth a first-round pick. See what Mayock had to say about the top options and how they meet up with Minnesota’s No. 23 pick.

Report: 49ers uncommitted on placing franchise tag on Dashon Goldson

According to Matt Maiocco of, there’s no certainty that the San Francisco 49ers will once again place the franchise tag on safety Dashon Goldson this offseason. Goldson has already made it clear he doesn’t want to be tagged again, especially since he will only make $7.45 million in 2013 under the tag.  He’s looking to finally cash in on his play over the past...

Mayock: Eagles Should Be Able to Get Their Safety In 2nd or 3rd Round

Categories: BREAKING NEWS Eagles Draft News NFLDraftNFL Network analyst Mike Mayock is very high on the safety position in this year’s draft.  All of you Eagles fans know how desperate the Eagles are when it comes to the safety position. I saw their scouts and player personnel people interviewing and measuring every safety that came to the Senior Bowl. “This is one of [...](Read more...)

Alex Smith: File Chapter 11

Turron Davenport of Press Coverage Sports is back with another guest post. This time he takes a look at the Alex Smith situation. T he 49ers have a decision on their hands. Alex Smith is set to earn a pretty large amount of money that is too much for a backup quarterback. The name that one of my favorite people to talk football with Brad Smith aka @TheDeepDig applies now more than...

Colin Kaepernick Getting Body Shots Taken Off Him on Cruise Ship

The photos just surfaced ... showing 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick partying on board a cruise ship in Mexico last year ... letting girls do body shots off his six pack ... and they're so awesome, we couldn't resist posting them.  More impressive ... the pics were shot BEFORE Colin replaced starting QB Alex Smith. Seriously, how awesome does it have to be being an NFL...

Draft Profile: DT – John Jenkins

Draft Profile CBS Sports Draft Profile DT Johnathan Jenkins out of Georgia is a player the 49ers could target at No. 31. With Justin Smith getting older and Ricky Jean-Francois and Isaac Sopoaga free agents, Williams is a perfect player to take over the defensive line for years to come. Click the tabs to see the profile from CBS Sports and CBS Sports Overview...

Vikings will interview, assess Te’o

The Vikings plan on talking to Manti Te’o, the linebacker now projected to be drafted about the time the Vikings are on the clock. See what GM Rick Spielman and draft analyst Mike Mayock had to say about Te’o’s draft stock and what he needs to do at the NFL Scouting Combine.

Mayock: Marcus Lattimore is ahead of schedule with his rehab

During a conference call today, NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock told the media that former South Carolina running back Marcus Lattimore is ahead of schedule with his rehab from major knee surgery. Mayock projects Lattimore to be selected in the third round of April’s draft.   Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('...

Linebacker options best explored early

If negotiations with the Vikings’ free-agent linebackers don’t work out, there are options that make sense for the Vikings early in the draft, according to analyst Mike Mayock.

NFL scouts gushing over Mizzou's Richardson

KANSAS CITY, Mo. The biggest wildcard in this year's NFL draft might just be Missouri defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson. NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock described Richardson, who is 6 feet 4 and 295 pounds, as a rising prospect who seems certain to go in the first round, perhaps even in the top 15. "I really like that kid," Mayock said in a Monday teleconference...
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