December 30, 2013 |
USC's football coaching staff continued to take on a distinct Washington flavor Monday when Steve Sarkisian announced that he had hired former Huskies assistants Justin Wilcox and Marques Tuiasosopo and San Francisco 49ers assistant Tim Drevno. Wilcox replaces Clancy Pendergast as defensive coordinator, Tuiasosopo will coach tight ends and Drevno offensive line. "These new additions to our staff bring not only tremendous coaching expertise, but they are outstanding recruiters and good, solid people," Sarkisian said in a statement.
November 28, 2013 |
Robert Griffin III has plenty to worry about as a second-year quarterback with the struggling Washington Redskins, including criticism regarding his father's visit to the team's locker room after another loss on Monday night. RG3 let the media know on Wednesday that all was well with his dad paying a visit after the 27-6 loss to the San Francisco 49ers. “Yeah, I was a little shocked that he was there, but he meant no harm,” Griffin told reporters. “And anybody out there that's going after my dad needs to back up. That is my father.
September 23, 2013 |
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith is out indefinitely as he seeks treatment for issues related to his arrest Friday on suspicion of driving under the influence and marijuana possession, the team announced Sunday. Smith, who will not play Thursday against the St. Louis Rams, apologized for his actions after the 49ers' loss to the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday. "First off, I wanted to apologize to the team, the organization, my family and everybody I let down,” Smith said.
September 16, 2013 |
Colin Kaepernick had the first 10 starts of his career last season, and yet he typically plays like an elite, richly experienced quarterback. Sunday night in Seattle, he looked more like a player with about a dozen starts. In the San Francisco 49ers' 29-3 loss to the Seahawks, he completed 13 of 28 passes for 127 yards, with three passes intercepted and no touchdowns. "We're not going to win games if I play like that," Kaepernick told reporters after the game, according to Tim Kawakami of the San Jose Mercury News.
September 12, 2013 |
Unruly Seattle Seahawks may want to think twice before picking on somebody wearing San Francisco 49ers gear during Sunday's game at CenturyLink Field. Those people who are your sworn enemies because they dared to don scarlet and gold on Seahawks territory might actually be cops out looking for the likes of you. That's right. Someone had the rather brilliant idea of having undercover law enforcement officers dressed in the opposing team's apparel patrol the stadium for "fans exhibiting unruly and inconsiderate behavior," the Seahawks announced Wednesday.
August 26, 2013 |
As the San Francisco 49ers beat the Minnesota Vikings 34-14 Sunday night, the network that telecast the game, NBC, scored a ratings victory among the major networks in the key 18-49 demographic. NBC generated a demo rating of 1.9, according to early numbers from Nielsen. In metered markets, the game itself got a rating of 5.8. The network drew an average of about 6 million viewers during prime time. ON LOCATION: Where the cameras roll Still, CBS was the most-watched network of the night, with an average of 6.72 million viewers.