July 2008

Digging for Gold

Seventh-rounder Larry Grant officially finalized a contract this week and will report to training camp on time in his quest to secure the starting “mike” linebacker spot. I thought I’d start a section on here…


Nolan Takes Trip to Visit U.S. Troops in Afghanistan

Mike Nolan took advantage of an opportunity of a lifetime by visiting U.S. troops in Afghanistan. It seems that more and more sports figures, particularly NFL players, coaches and media personalities, are traveling overseas to…


Martz to Use Gore and Robinson Together?

From: Pro Football Weekly We hear Niners new offensive coordinator Mike Martz is greatly intrigued by the possibility of using Frank Gore and Michael Robinson in the backfield together. Word is Martz really likes both…


Former 49’ers QB Announces Retirement

Quaterback Trent Dilfer, who spent this past season as a backup with the San Francisco 49ers, said yesterday that he is retiring from the NFL. Speaking during a teleconference in advance of this weekend’s American…




Niners News and Notes for a Monday

A few links on the first day after the midsummer holiday weekend: The Niners’ official web site ran an interview with Vernon Davis in which he mentions he’s more focused and prepared than ever for…



Sims Pickup Means Rachal Back to Guard?

From: Pro Football Weekly With newly acquired Barry Sims giving the Niners badly needed insurance behind injury-prone Jonas Jennings at right tackle, we hear the team is quite likely to move second-round rookie Chilo Rachal…