Found May 24, 2013 on The Football Fan Spot:
The great thing about the NFL is that there are so many positions that every year, there is almost always at least one player who has a breakout year on every team, no matter how good or bad the team is. This is one part in a 32 part segment detailing one potential breakout player for the 2013 NFL season on each NFL team (rookies don’t count). For the San Francisco 49ers, that player is cornerback Tarell Brown. On a defense as good as the 49ers’, it’s easy for a very talented player to go unnoticed. While guys like Justin Smith, Aldon Smith, Patrick Willis, and NaVorro Bowman rightfully get all the attention, Tarell Brown was probably the 3rd biggest named member of their secondary last year, behind #1 cornerback Carlos Rogers and safety Dashon Goldson, who signed one of the richest contracts ever for a safety this off-season with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. On a defense that sent 6 players to the Pro-Bowl (due to a combination of skill and the San Francisco Bay Area’s tendency to dom...

Jim Harbaugh: A young WR will emerge in Crabtree’s place

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree is out with an Achilles injury.  Head coach Jim Harbaugh believes one of his young receivers will emerge as a definite starter opposite Anquan Boldin.  Simply, because one of them has to. Harbaugh sees 

A.J. Jenkins competing for Michael Crabtree’s spot

49ers’ head coach Jim Harbaugh told 95.7 The Game that A.J Jenkins, Quinton Patton and Ricardo Lockette are competing for Michael Crabtree’s spot. “We’ll put Jenkins, Patton, Ricardo Lockette at the same position and let them compete and emerge,” Harbaugh said on the O’Connell and Steinmetz show, per “The good news is somebody will emerge because they...

Randy Moss not an option for the 49ers

Now that there’s a chance Michael Crabtree could miss the entire 2013 season, 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh is ready to rely on his younger players, rather than re-sign Randy Moss. “We’re excited for the young receivers that we have,” Harbaugh said when asked about a Moss reunion, per “Really feel that somebody’s going to emerge there because they have to....

Happy Hour – Crabtree Injury Is A Blow, But Not Death Knell for 49ers

When I first heard about Michael Crabtree’s torn Achilles yesterday, I imagine I had the same reaction as many 49ers fans, sadness. Crabtree had his breakout season last year, as he finally had a passer capable of using his talent. The addition of Anquan Boldin was only going to make things easier for Crabtree, and 100 catches was a real possibility. Now, chances are he will miss...

Harbaugh confident that someone will step up as Crabtree's replacement

Although not too sure who that 'someone' will be, San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh isn't worried... at least that's what he's telling the media. Last season's leading receiver Michael Crabtree went down with a torn Achilles tendon and will be out an estimated 6 months, and contrary to the team's stance, will be hard to replace. Harbaugh knows...

Screengrab Snafu: The 49ers receivers are really old

ESPN aired this graphic yesterday on the 49ers receivers with Michael Crabtree suffering an achilles injury in OTAs.  It's an interesting display on the youth and experience of the 49ers receiving corps.  And what experience they have!  What with Anquan Boldin playing 50 years in the league and catching passes from John Brodie back in the day.  Michael Crabtree and Mario...

Jim Harbaugh Says Randy Moss Is Not An Option For 49ers

Yesterday we reporting on the shocking injury to 49ers receiver Michael Crabtree.  The young wide receiver who was finally starting to come into his own, tore his Achilles tendon yesterday during the teams OTA session. Head coach Jim Harbaugh doesn’t think he’ll out for the entire season, but for now the 49ers need to find a viable replacement. One of the names thrown around...

San Francisco 49ers WR Michael Crabtree Tears Achilles, Fantasy Football Analysis

The San Francisco 49ers experienced the worst nightmare of every team in the National Football League Wednesday, as wide receiver Michael Crabtree tore his achilles after running a routine passing route during the teams voluntary organized team activities. According to the Bleacher Report, Crabtree was hurt during a 7-0n-7 passing drill, citing a quote from 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh...

49ers' Michael Crabtree Reportedly Suffers Achilles Injury

Training Camps have not even opened and the San Francisco 49ers have suffered a devastating blow to their offense with standout receiver Michael Crabtree possibly being lost for the entire season with an Achilles injury. Crabtree reportedly suffered the injury during 49ers organized team activities Tuesday and has had successful surgery according to team sources.Last season Crabtree...

49ers’ Mario Manningham starts running, cutting

The San Francisco 49ers took a major hit before offseason workouts really ramped up, as the team announced last week that wide receiver Michael Crabtree will miss the next six months with a torn Achilles. Considering the absence of Crabtree, the return of fellow wide out Mario Manningham is all the more important. Manningham is progressing through his rehab for a knee injury he...

Fantasy Football: The Verdict On Vernon Davis

After news broke that Michael Crabtree tore his Achilles tendon, the San Francisco 49ers offense has become the hot topic of the week. The wide receiver situation is far from settled (and probably won’t be resolved for awhile), but one thing is for certain: I am getting more excited for the 2013 fantasy football outlook of Vernon Davis. The term “freak” is thrown around quite...

PFZ Podcast: 49ers need A.J. Jenkins to replace Michael Crabtree’s production

The 49ers need wide receiver A.J. Jenkins to step up now that Michael Crabtree went down with a torn Achilles. Need NFL Tickets? The post PFZ Podcast: 49ers need A.J. Jenkins to replace Michael Crabtree’s production appeared first on Pro Football Zone.

Michael Crabtree vows to be back, Terminator-style, after tearing Achilles

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree posted a Terminator photo to his Instragram account, promising to be back in his best Arnold voice.

Harbaugh: 'I just don't want to screw it up'

Jim Harbaugh is finally going to get to see a yellow flag. The coach of the San Francisco 49ers will drive the pace car for the start of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, and while he won't be behind the wheel during in-race cautions - when the yellow flag comes out - you can be sure he'll have a wry smile on his face when it flutters in the breeze. It was just a few months...

San Francisco 49ers: Eric Reid Headlines Rookie Class of 2013

The San Francisco 49ers have suffered some major losses so far in 2013 to their defending NFC Championship team.Here is the rookie class that has been added to go along with the free agents to fix all the holes in this team.San Francisco 49ers Rookie Class Of 2013Draft Picks1st Round: Eric Reid - Free Safety2nd Round: Tank Carradine – Defensive End3rd Round: Vance McDonald –...
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