Spring training results don’t mean anything, right?
Sure, except when there aren’t any results at all.
Not in the 0-for-4 sense, mind you. Or the five-earned-runs-in-two-plus-innings sense, either.
No, we’re talking as in no results, period, sense. As in not playing. Read More
Randy Moss has apparently read the writing on the wall, as he tweeted farewell to the San Francisco 49ers on Saturday."Wished we could've finished the job. Thanks for the opportunity and good luck in the future 9ers," Moss tweeted. Read More
SANTA CLARA — Niners coach Jim Harbaugh will make it a priority to re-sign franchise safety Dashon Goldson to a long-term contract this offseason — something the defender believes he has more than earned after helping his team reach the Super Bowl. Read More
NEW ORLEANS — Hall of Famer Jerry Rice has no interest in a back-and-forth debate with Randy Moss during Super Bowl week about who’s the greatest NFL wide receiver of all time.
“This is not about Randy and Jerry,” Rice said Thursday. “It’s OK. I don’t need to talk about being the best receiver. I don’t need to do that. I don’t need to pat myself on the back.” Read More
Will the real Randy Moss please stand up?
When the 49ers signed the NFL’s most enigmatic player in February, it seemed like one of two things would happen: he’d blow up the stat sheet, adding an explosive new dimension to Greg Roman’s offense, or give up, frustrated with a limited role as his aging body declined.
But instead, Moss threw the media yet another curveball. Read More
NEW ORLEANS — Randy Moss isn’t camera shy — he just doesn’t care for the media. His 49ers teammates laud his veteran leadership, and the wide receiver was refreshingly candid during Media Day for Super Bowl XLVII on Tuesday. Read More
Randy Moss joined the New England Patriots five years ago thinking he knew a lot about football.
Then, he began playing for Bill Belichick. Moss’ mindset regarding his own football knowledge changed in a hurry. Only then did he learn the intricacies of his sport from “A to Z,” as the 49ers wide receiver now puts it. Read More
Every week, 49ers tight end Vernon Davis anxiously awaits the game plan offensive coordinator Greg Roman is conjuring up. For Davis, Roman’s creativity has stood out since his arrival as part of Jim Harbaugh’s staff prior to last season.
Davis has been particularly impressed by Roman’s acumen for taking advantage of each individual’s strengths and finding ways to keep everyone involved. Read More
Randy Moss raised some eyebrows during the run-up to the 49ers’ crash-back-to-earth loss last weekend by brusquely brushing off a query about his limited role in the team’s offense.
For the everything’s-hunky-dory set, it was easy to rationalize at the time. “Next question” was easy to sell as Moss merely expressing disdain for the very suggestion that there might be even the slightest hint of trouble in Jim Harbaugh’s paradise. Read More
While it’s way, way too soon for 49ers fans to panic after Sunday’s loss to the Minnesota Vikings — the Niners are still clearly among the NFL’s elite teams — one red flag worth monitoring has certainly popped up through three games.
The much-ballyhooed overhaul the 49ers made to their offensive skill positions in the offseason has yet to yield the expected results. Read More