When it comes to the defensive line teams typically like to see the bigger guys inside stuffing the run and the smaller, quicker guys on the outside so they can use their speed to get around the end and rush the quarterback. Yeah, it is nice if you have a big guy that is actually pretty quick and can line up on the outside, but finding one of those is easier said than done.49ers...
DL Quinton Dial was fined $16,537 for a hit on Bears QB Jay Cutler. (Tom Pelissero)
QB Josh McCown reportedly suffered a “severe sprain” to his right thumb, but he did not break the finger. (Roy Cummings)
There is a chance that McCown could play next week against the Steelers. (Roy Cummings)
WR Dez Bryant (shoulder) is listed as questionable...
There are some plays where you expect a player to get up after being hit and there are some plays were don't expect them to. No one expected Bears quarterback Jay Cutler to get up after this hit 49ers defensive end Quinton Dial (for which he was flagged).But he did.@_MarcusD_/TwitterRead more »
Some people may question Jay Cutler’s toughness, but the fact that he got up after this and stayed in the game. 49ers DL Quinton Dial absolutely destroyed Jay Cutler with this hit. Dial was flagged for roughing the passer because he led with the crown of his helmet. [@gifdsports]
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Carlos Hyde had a big night in Baltimore.
The rookie running back went for 34 yards on three carries on the team’s first series, as the San Francisco 49ers fell 23-3 to the the Baltimore Ravens in the preseason opener. Hyde got the start with Frank Gore sitting out, and finished the night with 39 yards on five carries. Hyde also impressed with his pass protection during his first...
This year’s NFL draft could go down as one of the deepest ever for defensive tackles.
From Daquan Jones, to Will Sutton and Louis Nix, the class of 2014 is loaded with big-bodied, agile space eaters who can clog running lanes, shed blocks and command double teams. Many of whom could be classified as pass rushers — a unicorn-like distinction.
cover32′s Buck Stanton had the...