6 Results for author: Pierce Baker

Adrian Colbert: The 49ers’ Unsung Hero

49ers' defensive back Adrian Colbert likes to be known as "the punisher”, by his teammates for his hard-hitting plays on the field. But Colbert also knows a thing or two about adversity. While living in Wichita Falls, Texas, he was hit by a car and suffered life-threatening injuries. Colbert fell into a coma for more than a week. He had scars from ... More

Step aside Steph: Jimmy G now reigns

Sorry Stephen Curry, the Bay Area has a new king in town. 49ers quarterback (QB) Jimmy Garoppolo has guided four straight wins while throwing for 1,250 yards in the process. That’s more than Kurt Warner’s 1,217 yards over his first four starts with the St. Louis Rams in 1999 in route to the Super Bowl. To add: Garoppolo isn’t exactly working with ... More

2018 Offseason: Wide Receivers 49ers should target

The San Francisco 49ers need a true, number one wide receiver to help out star QB Jimmy Garoppolo. It doesn't look like Julio Jones or Antonio Brown will be available this off season. Darn. But there are great options available. Let's take a look. Priority #1 (What’s best): Sammy Watkins The 49ers should absolutely go after WR Sammy Watkins. Don’t ... More

49ers vs. Bears: Jimmy Garoppolo Era Begins

Five seconds left in the game. Jimmy Garoppolo yells, “TWO,” with two fingers in the air to call the play at the line. He takes the snap and calmly goes through his progressions. 1st read: Covered. 2nd read: Covered. The pocket starts to collapse. Garoppolo scrambles left to bide time for his receivers. He throws to WR Louis Murphy in the end zone ... More

49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo can wait a little longer

He answered every question we threw at him. 49ers HC Kyle Shanahan finally broke through and won his first game in his tenure as head coach. Forget the fact they played the lowly New York Giants. That doesn’t matter. These two teams are headed towards vastly different destinations. The New York Giants have dealt with rumors they hate their head ... More

49ers Kyle Shanahan: Savior or Bust?

When NFL fans normally read 51 pass attempts in a game, they probably assume the team was involved in an offensive shootout with lofty statistics. That team is not the San Francisco 49ers. Despite working without arguably their two best offensive players, Pierre Garcon (broken bone in his neck) and Joe Staley (broken orbital bone), head coach Kyle ... More