June 2011

Sports Shorts – Bay Area Props

Always a fan and never a player… but a few days back I got to hang with a player. Bay Area star and former Stanford Cardinals running back Brian Allen headed up a physical training…



Isaac Sopoaga Open to Moving to Nose Tackle

Over the past three seasons, Aubrayo Franklin has started 47 of 48 games at nose tackle between for the 49ers, playing between ends Isaac Sopoaga and Justin Smith. Franklin played last season under the one-year…




Harbaugh Happy with Player Run Workouts

Though he claimed to not know, or even want to know the particulars, 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh is pleased with the team’s player-run workouts, Matthew Barrows of The Sacramento Bee reports. “Our players are…



Jim Harbaugh Hopeful For Full Season

49ers first-year head coach Jim Harbaugh is hopeful that the NFL labor situation to be resolved in time to save a full preseason, Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area reports. “I choose to be optimistic,”…


RB Anthony Dixon Wants To Do It All

RB Anthony Dixon didn’t have a good rookie season, ticking off his coaches and even some teammates by dancing around and not playing to what his role was: a tough inside rusher. He also said…


Smith Says Things Are Fine Between He and Crabtree

49ers quarterback Alex Smith acknowledged some on-field chemistry issues, but insists there is no bad blood between himself and 2009 first-round wide receiver Michael Crabtree. “On the field, no question,” Smith said according to Matt…