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Alex Boone “should be OK” after hip injury

The Vikings offense got some bad injury news after their Week Two win as both running back Adrian Peterson and left tackle Ryan Kalil wound up on injured reserve. Things are off to a better start after their Week Three victory. Left guard Alex Boone hurt his hip against the Panthers, forcing him out of…
Via Pro Football Talk
1 hour ago

Alex Boone wants Vikings fans to 'shut the (expletive) up'

The Minnesota Vikings long quest for a new stadium finally came to an end this year with the opening of U.S. Bank Stadium. However, the stadium does have some quirks the Vikings need to get used to. In a great move by the NFL, the Vikings opened up their new stadium against their arch-rival, the Green Bay Packers with a 17-14 win on Sunday Night Football. The stadium was packed...
Via The Comeback
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-teammate rips Kaepernick over national anthem protest

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has created a firestorm around the football world by refusing to stand up for the national anthem prior to Friday’s game against the Green Bay Packers. Kaepernick’s decision was rooted in the belief that he shouldn’t pay homage to a nation that continues to oppress people of color. “I am not going to stand up to show pride...
Via Sportsnaut
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Boone ‘could not stand any minute’ with Terrelle Pryor at Ohio State

Minnesota Vikings guard Alex Boone isn’t terribly fond of Terrelle Pryor. The former Ohio State offensive lineman, who attended school at the same time as Pryor did, said in an interview that he couldn’t stand the quarterback-turned-receiver and didn’t even know he was still in the NFL. “He’s still playing?” Boone asked in a KFAN interview Friday. Boone went on to twist...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Alex Boone ‘hated everything about’ Pryor at Ohio State

Alex Boone isn’t Terrelle Pryor’s biggest fan. In fact, it’s safe to say he cannot stand his former Ohio State teammate. Boone, now a guard with the Minnesota Vikings, expressed his obvious disdain for his former Buckeyes quarterback during a radio interview with KFAN. After repeatedly exclaiming his dismay that Pryor was still playing in the NFL, Boone said, “Unfortunately...
Via Sportsnaut
August 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Ex 49er Alex Boone: Blaine Gabbert will beat out Colin Kaepernick

Based on comments made by former San Francisco 49ers offensive guard Alex Boone, the deck is stacked against Colin Kaepernick to start over Blaine Gabbert. Speaking with Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, Boone predicted Gabbert will be the starting quarterback this season for the 49ers. “To be honest I think that Blaine did a great job last year, and from what I know of Blaine...
Via Sportsnaut
July 24, 2016  |  Discuss

49ers’ Alex Boone blasts NFL officials: ‘Those refs sucked’

There were some horribly inept penalties called Sunday when the San Francisco 49ers hosted the Arizona Cardinals, and Alex Boone is “sick” about how the league’s referees continually ruin the game he loves to play. After the 49ers were undeniably robbed by the refs Sunday, Boone went off in the locker room, blasting the officials. “I’m not really too worried about getting...
Via Sportsnaut
November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Alex Boone on Harbaugh: He’s crazy, wore out his welcome

By Steve DelVecchio Alex Boone was one of the most vocal supporters of Jim Harbaugh before Harbaugh and the San Francisco 49ers decided to part ways. The offensive lineman said at the start of last season that everybody “loves” Harbaugh, and he seemed pretty genuine. Now that Harbaugh has moved on to Ann Arbor, Boone feels more comfortable telling the truth about what was...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Niners guard on Harbaugh: Everybody loves him

Alex Boone says the rumor from Deion Sanders that everyone on the 49ers wants Jim Harbaugh fired is not true. Boone, a guard who signed a new contract before the season, defended Harbaugh during an appearance on “The Damon Bruce Show” on 97.5 The Game on Monday. “So what’s the problem? I’m confused. Is winning not good? Is business not a’booming right now, boys? Here’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Alex Boone facing uphill battle as a contract holdout

Organized team activities started Tuesday at the 49ers’ headquarters in Santa Clara, California, and with them some much-anticipated position battles at cornerback and wide receiver. Arguably the biggest story to come out of the day, though, was the absence of one of the team’s key offensive linemen. Starting right guard Alex Boone was not in attendance, possibly because he is...
Via cover32 - 49ers
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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