Found October 25, 2011 on Talking Points:
TEAMS: San Francisco 49ers
* Straight from tomorrow morning’s paper, with a topper… -If you think this reads like a journalistic mashup of my earlier blog-item about Trent Baalke’s possibly perfect off-season and the transcript of my interview with Jed York earlier today… That would be correct. Column... Continue reading...

49ers players still talk handshake during bye week

Donte Whitner figures he fielded 20 questions last week from family and friends about Jim Harbaugh's antics. Vernon Davis went home to Washington, D.C., and got grilled by his buddies for any and all details on San Francisco's fired-up head coach. Same for Ricky Jean Francois during a visit to South Florida. The Handshake is still a big hit a week later. Across the nation...

Browns coach Shurmur's relationship with Harbaugh is "friendly and professional"

After San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh's infamous handshake with Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz, it doesn't look like the 49ers coach is out to make too many friends amongst coaches. Harbaugh himself has...

Rookies making impact: Aldon Smith

Aldon Smith Asked to compare 49ers rookie Aldon Smith to Houston linebacker Mario Williams, whom he selected No. 1 overall in the 2006 draft, former Texans general manager Charley Casserly mostly articulated their differences. Williams, he said, is stronger. And Smith is probably more...

10 reasons 49ers making move back to the top

You just know things are going right for the first-place 49ers when they extend their lead in the NFC West on a weekend they don’t even play a game. When asked Monday to specify the biggest reasons for his team’s great start and push toward the top, coach Jim Harbaugh gave credit to his players but said he had no “bullet points” list of reasons to give. So we’ll run down...

49ers' turnaround due to NFL's best coaching

Jim Harbaugh captured the wrong kind of attention with that handshake controversy. His San Francisco 49ers had just toppled the undefeated Lions, 25-19, in Week 6 when Harbaugh's postgame meet-and-greet with Detroit coach Jim Schwartz nearly descended into fisticuffs.

San Francisco 49ers notebook: Team tries to make life tough on itself

Safety Donte Whitner said the 49ers are taking a tough-love approach this week, determined to make things harder on themselves.

QandA with 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh

Mon, 24 Oct 2011 17:55:06 CDT

49ers guard against complacency

SANTA CLARA – Jim Harbaugh's vigilance against an ambush by Frederick P. Soft this week must be at least at threat-level orange. Tony Avelar Associated Press San Francisco tight end Delanie Walker celebrates with fans at Candlestick Park after scoring on a 29-yard reception last month against Dallas. "I heard (Frederick P. Soft) had a plane ticket to come out to California...

Braylon Edwards could play Sunday

It appears wide receiver Braylon Edwards could play against his former team, the Cleveland Browns, on Sunday after surgery for a torn meniscus five weeks ago. Niners coach Jim Harbaugh expressed optimism that Edwards...
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