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That final 49ers offensive push in the Super Bowl will be hard to forget. They had the ball first and goal from seven yards out of the end zone, down five, under 3 minutes, and couldn’t find the endzone. The drive ended with three straight incompletions, and the Niners offense didn’t see the field again.
It’s a tormenting sequence to accept, especially for Jim Harbaugh, who still contends a flag for defensive pass interference should have been thrown on the final incompletion. (We, along with Mike Pereira, think Harbaugh is wrong.)
But the 49ers’ play calling in those final moments came under just as much question as the officiating did. You’re five yards away from the lead late in the Super Bowl, with the clock ticking away but still on your side, and you decided the have Colin Kaepernick fire off three consecutive passes? The complaints were warranted.
Even Harbaugh himself later acknowledged he didn’t like his play calling in that moment. And now the person targeted on each of th...
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Nice for Michael Crabtree to keep this to himself for two months. On the Rich Eisen podcast to be posted later today, Crabtree tells Eisen that he temporarily lost vision after taking an unflagged helmet-to-helmet hit by Jimmy Smith on the 3rd and goal on the 49ers’ final drive, which came up short when a subsequent pass to Crabtree was incomplete.
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When the lights went out at the Superdome during Super Bowl XLVII in February, the scene turned surreal but no true panic ever set in.
But toward the end of the game, San Francisco receiver Michael Crabtree experienced a different kind of darkness, and the experience was enough to make the toughest of guys panic -- and shed more light on the issue of head trauma in the NFL.
San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree was a guest on the Rich Eisen podcast on the NFL Network and said that last year’s quarterback change split their locker room.
“I hate to talk about it. But you have the starting quarterback, and a couple of weeks later, he’s the starting scout-team quarterback,” Crabtree said on the Rich Eisen podcast on the NFL Network...
Football is a hard-hitting, dangerous sport. General awareness of that seems to be at an all-time high lately, with the NFL constantly making rule changes that irritate players but are aimed at making the game safer. But no matter what the league does, there are always going to be scary moments on the field. San Francisco 49ers receiver Michael Crabtree says he had one of those in...
Earlier this week San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree stated that he did not want to start a “controversy” by talking to much about his departed quarterback Alex Smith.
Well guess what? He’s talking about Alex Smith again.
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Michael Crabtree said in an interview that he temporarily lost vision after taking a hit during the Super Bowl against the Ravens.
San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree finally displayed the potential and productivity that made him the 10th overall pick in the 2009 NFL Draft.
Crabtree had his best season as a pro, catching 85 balls for 1,105 yards and 9 touchdowns. Crabtree attributes that success to the trust Colin Kaepernick had in him according to CSN Bay Area.
As Crabtree told NFL Network...
San Francisco 49′ers receiver Michael Crabtree and Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant were spotted hanging out in LA on Tuesday. They stopped by West Hollywood’s BOA where the paparazzi live and love. Of course the cameras had a few questions for the duo on Gay NFL players and the rule changes. Crab has dubbed them as the future of the NFL. He also said you could compare them...