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Gabbert struggles, Johnson shines in 49ers’ romp over Texans

Blaine Gabbert ended on an otherwise forgettable performance Thursday night with a touchdown toss. If the 49ers are fortunate, it will be the last in-game pass Gabbert throws this season. With Colin Kaepernick among 19 of the 49ers’ starters taking the fourth preseason game off Thursday night, Gabbert did little to inspire confidence he could capably handle the starting role...
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NFL Notes: 49ers, Cowboys, Rams, & Ravens

  49ers QB Blaine Gabbert had his shoulder X-rayed after the game. The team will have more details tomorrow. (Kevin Lynch) Cowboys The Cowboys are reportedly facing a fine of close to $44,000 from the NFL for the suspensions of CB Orlando Scandrick and S Jakar Hamilton. (Todd Archer) Rams Seventh-round pick DE Michael Sam said he’s confident he’ll end up on an NFL roster...
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Blaine Gabbert reportedly looking better

49ers quarterback Blaine Gabbert looked much better during Sunday’s practice. Not sure what Harbaugh did w/Blaine Gabbert over the last week but it worked. He was sharp yesterday, Calm/collected & accurate — John Middlekauff (@JohnMiddlekauff) August 25, 2014 The Niners really need Gabbert to improve.  They don’t have anyone else to really back up Colin Kaepernick. ...
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San Francisco 49ers: Preseaon week 3 recap and analysis

Recap The San Francisco 49ers got in the win column this preseason after a 21-7 victory against the San Diego chargers and notched their first win in new Levi stadium. The first string offense once again struggled to put points on the board but backup quarterback Blaine Gabbert came in midway through the second quarter and was very efficient in leading the offense down the field...
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Jim Harbaugh, Blaine Gabbert is our No. 2 quarterback

Despite a bad preseason so far,  49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh says Blaine Gabbert is his second-string quarterback right now. “Blaine is that guy right now,” Harbaugh said, per the Sacramento Bee. It sounds like Harbaugh believes they’ve improved as a team which should help Gabbert. “I don’t judge it off just those,” Harbaugh said of the bleak statistics his quarterbacks...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Blaine Gabbert is the 49ers backup “right now”

Getty Images Blaine Gabbert will remain second on the depth chart at quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers as the team enters its third preseason game. “Blaine is that guy right now,” Harbaugh said of Gabbert. If head coach Jim Harbaugh’s comments about Blaine Gabbert did not seem too sencire one could simply look at his preseason numbers. Gabbert has completed 11 of 25 passes...
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The 49ers need to be very worried about Blaine Gabbert

When the backup quarterback enters a meaningful NFL game to do anything other than kneel down or assume garbage time duties, something has gone horribly wrong. At that point of dire hopelessness, there’s a minimum accepted standard: competence. Blaine Gabbert hasn’t shown he’s capable of even that in San Francisco. He didn’t demonstrate competence in Jacksonville either,...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Blaine Gabbert’s days with the 49ers could soon be over

49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh made it clear which quarterback he plans on holding onto to serve as Colin Kaepernick’s back up. Bad news, Blaine Gabbert: "Whoever doesn't turn the ball over will be the backup quarterback," Harbaugh said. — Lindsay Jones (@bylindsayhjones) August 17, 2014 The news for Gabbert is that he’s thrown the most interceptions of any of...
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San Francisco 49ers QB Blaine Gabbert named one of week’s biggest goats

Despite the fact that the games didn’t mean anything in the standings, and will be long forgotten in a week or two, the first week of the preseason provided plenty of highlights and lowlights. There were reasons to be excited, causes for concern and everything in between. What players were at each extreme of the spectrum this week? To see the “Heroes and Goats” from preseason...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Not even Jim Harbaugh can help Blaine Gabbert

Blaine Gabbert looked like…Blaine Gabbert during his preseason debut for the 49ers on Thursday night. He finished with 20 yards passing on 3-10 passing and one interception. Apologies to Blaine Gabbert. His passer rating is not 0.0. It's 1.7. The Bee regrets the error. — Matt Barrows (@mattbarrows) August 8, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '...
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