Rain Drops Keep Fallin’

It’s probably safe to say that all our draft picks this year will make the team. They might even BE the team, if the current rate of defections continues.

The 49ers finally had a good day on Wednesday. Nothing happened. Thursday, they will attempt to run that streak to two.

The previous sentence was a rehearsal for this year’s commentary. “The Niners are on a one game roll, folks. It’s been a year since they won two in a row. Can they pull it off this Sunday?”

Don’t imagine the league will schedule very many prime time games for our boys in 2015. Maybe one, to display the grisly spectacle of the fallen franchise. Hopefully not the away game in Seattle. That game might be too earth scorching even for hardened TV viewers.

The 49ers have been the favorite in almost every game played the past three years, but 2015 will be different. This year they will get to play the plucky underdog more often than not. Winning will go from an expectation to a surprise. Criticism will go from “we missed a play in the third quarter” to “we made three plays in the second half!”

In Jim Tomsula, we have the perfect coach for this transitional/permanent type of team. The likable goof ball who careens around on the sidelines patting butts and gushing about silver linings. If John Madden were still in the broadcast booth, he’d have the telestrator following Tomsula as he makes his rounds from position group to position group. There would even be a “Boom!” as he bowled over a clipboard guy who got in the way.

While the world rushes to pour accolades on Chris Borland for having the “courage” to renege on a contract he signed, the 49ers’ FO is probably tempted to sue him for fraud. He took their money while intentionally hiding the fact he had no intention of honoring his commitment. The Niners won’t do that, though, because a mob of howling hand wringers would descend on the building at a time when the last thing the Niners need is another PR disaster.

Borland should return three-quarters of his $500,000+ signing bonus, and the money-grubbing Jed York will no doubt ask him to. We’ll see at that point just how much courage Borland has to do the right thing.

Third round draft picks are a fairly precious asset in the NFL, but Borland had no qualms about the Niners wasting one on him. His only apparent goal was to put in one year, risking his precious brain’s security, so he could brag the rest of his life that he was good enough to play in the NFL.

Sorry, Chris, no medals for courage from this site.




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69 comments on “Rain Drops Keep Fallin’
  1. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    Well said Skeebs.
    Perhaps Borland who comes from a wealthy family wouldn’t walk away if he was financially strapped.
    What ticks me off a little is he went on ESPN and announced it.
    Borland could’ve waited until he actually had a concussion and then quit.
    CTE is caused by continuos concussions over time. One concussion will only cause harm in the short term and your brain will recover.

  2. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    Colts put forth a proposed possibly of a 9 point TD

    “Indianapolis’ bold idea has received the most media buzz thus far of any tinkering with NFL rules. The Colts proposed that a successful two-point conversion following a touchdown should result in a 50-yard kick for an additional point. Indianapolis also proposed the 9-point touchdown be tested in the preseason.”

    The reasoning is that PATs have become so routine and automatic that they’re boring.

    To spice things up I would allow the option for a 2 point PAT from the 50 yard line after a TD. In windy conditions or stormy or cold weather not automatic. I would also put another element of risk in that if you missed the try then 1 point would be deducted and the TD would net you five points.
    There would also be the traditional 2 point play run from the 3 yd line and the PAT kicked from the 20.

  3. winderNo Gravatar says:

    The whole Borland ordeal was a little strange. That’s the least of our problems. Skeebs, that is a pretty bleak picture presented for this up-coming year. But, it does look like we’re gonna get a big infusion of youth and that does translate to a lower standard of ball. York is looking more like an idiot than ever, he should just keep his mouth shut. But be that as it may it’s who we have.

  4. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    Winder

    Jed just can’t help but get his digs at Harbaugh in

    “Yet 49ers CEO Jed York took a different approach via Bloomberg this week, as relayed in the San Francisco Chronicle:

    “We’re trying to win a Super Bowl,” York said about replacing Harbaugh. “We haven’t been able to do that. And I think what we’re trying to do is build a team that focuses on our core strengths. I think we got away from that a little bit. I think we tried to do too much and be something that we weren’t. I think you’re gonna see us get back to the basics, get back to letting our players go out and make plays. … You look at our offense last year, it wasn’t I think where it should have been. I think we have better talent than what our results showed.”

    Would it surprise you that the Niners ranked 4th in the NFL in rushing yds last year?

    So at Tomsula’s introductory press conference both York and Baalke stated that the Niners would emphasize running in the upcoming season.

    Now that Frank is gone we’ll just run the ball more than ever against 8 and 9 in the box.

    Seems to me that Jed is trying to coach the team now.

  5. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    Sterling Moore CB who visited the Niners has signed with the Bucs.

  6. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    The hits just keep on coming as it is now pouring.
    Chase Thomas hurts his knee (thinks it’s his acl) working out.
    Another LB down for the coming season

  7. SkeebersNo Gravatar says:

    The good news streak ends at one.

    Every time York opens his mouth, something bad happens. Coincidence?

  8. unca_chuckNo Gravatar says:

    Well, did Harbaugh win it all? No. Do you think Harbaugh would have taken this team as it is nownow and won it all? Well, it depends on the draft. But, no is the likely answer.

    You act like everything turned on Harbaugh leaving. Well, it didn’t. And to think otherwise, is to be drinking the koolaid by the gallon.

    The only surprising things that came out of this offseason is the retirements of Willis and Borland. That and Crabtree being looked at as a guy not worth the hassle of his attitude. Well, some of us saw that coming.

    For all the piossing and moaning about our owner, Jed is right about the offense. It has not played nearly as well as the defense during Harbaugh’s tenure, and Harbaugh was supposed to be the offensive mastermind. Turns out he’s Bo Schembechler Jr. Dennis was right about that.

  9. NoFear49erNo Gravatar says:

    Well, no.

    I do love the shotgun predictions methods of the ex-spurt class, though. Send a couple hundred pellets at the big side of the barn something’s gonna hit something.

    As far as Harbaugh taking the team anywhere, he took the team that couldn’t crack 500 to three Conference playoff games and a Super Bowl in three years. Anyone else you know do that in his first three years? What a bum! How many has Tomsula taken a team to? Who in their right mind thinks Tomsula gives this team a better chance to win anything than Harbaugh did?

    Back to reality. The wheels of Harbaugh’s badly orchestrated demise here began churning before the first game. That’s before any offense had a chance to be seen as good or bad for youse guys a little slow on the facts and timelines and such.

    Harbaugh/Roman put the offense in the hands of Kaepernick, just as “some of you” had been crying he do for years. So what you “saw coming” was the failure of what you wanted? And you saw all the injuries and domestic troubles coming, too, no doubt?

    And now that York/Baalke is saying we go back to running the ball you’re cheering what you’ve made fun of as stupid and old for years?

    When the undermining started Harbaugh had done nothing but win more games than any other head coach in the league for his three years here. York sees that no Super Bowl win line as a convenient justification and it’s pure bullshit. Just as the mutual parting line was.

    I wonder who you think is buying any of that.

  10. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    York/Baalke reveal the Niners will run the ball but let their best and most reliable running back and their all pro run blocking guard leave the team.
    Just ask yourself this question. If you plan to run the ball are you better off with Gore/Iupati or with Hyde/Thomas?
    Thomas is an unknown as he’s never played a down in the NFL.
    That is why they signed Pears as a hedge but he is one of the lowest rated Gurads in the NFL.

  11. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    Very true that the apologists mocked Harbaugh running the ball in what they called Bo Schemblecher offense (just @ 9:41pm yesterday) yest they embrace the “NEW” plan to run the ball.
    Just another flip flop. They will say anything to fit their narrative.

  12. Unca_chuckNo Gravatar says:

    Well at least some of us can MAKE predictions. What was it you said. “I think they’ll be somewhere between 6-10 and 10-6 a couple years ago?

    Very astute. And just in case you forgot, Sing was a lousy coach. He did less with more. Harbaugh inherited a good team stacked with high draft picks. I thought he’d be better that Teflon Mike but I was wrong.

  13. Unca_chuckNo Gravatar says:

    They can say whatever they want now about the offense. They aren’t in camp yet. If you think Jed is the one designing the offense, well that explains a lot.

    You act like they are carving this in granite.

    Duh!

    Feet fret fret!!!!!!

    You guys are too funny.

  14. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    ???
    So in your mind Harbaugh was not better than Singletary or Nolan?
    Now that explains a lot on where your mind is.

    As for predictions that sounds like one of yours where you make 3 or 4 different ones and then claim to be correct.

  15. unca_chuckNo Gravatar says:

    Where did I say that, pray tell? Oh yeah. It’s the voices in your head. In the end, though, Harbaugh didn’t get it done. He had more time, a better team, and still came up short. The offense was stagnant and everyone in the league had it figured out.

    Things change. don’t they? You give me shit for making a prediction last month, and then you get all pissy when I adjust my predictions based on shit going on.

    Can’t have it both ways, skippy.

    Booyah! Its so fun to make you bitches dance.

  16. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    Chuckles

    Suggest you learn to write also. Where did you sayn that?

    “Harbaugh inherited a good team stacked with high draft picks. I thought he’d be better that Teflon Mike but I was wrong.”

    That’s where. You wrote it so time to own it.

  17. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    “The offense was stagnant and everyone in the league had it figured out.”

    Yeah and if Kap hadn’t failed in 4 games (Rams, Raiduhs, Chargers and Bears) we make the playoffs.

  18. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    Shareece Wright 1 year contract breakdown

    Signing bonus: $1,500,000
    Base salary: $850,000
    Roster bonus: $350,000
    Workout bonus: $250,000
    Cap hit: $2,950,000

  19. unca_chuckNo Gravatar says:

    I’m talking about Singletary, dingleberry. But of course you missed that.

    Gabbert was the option. He would do much better.

    How did we reach the Super Bowl again?

    Oh that’s right. St. Jim was our QB. He channelled his talent through Kappy by force of will.

  20. unca_chuckNo Gravatar says:

    Read the whole paragraph, skipwad.

    “Very astute. And just in case you forgot, Sing was a lousy coach. He did less with more. Harbaugh inherited a good team stacked with high draft picks. I thought he’d be better that Teflon Mike but I was wrong.”

    I figured you could connect the dots. You failed. ‘He’ is referring to Singletary in relationship to Nolan.

  21. SkeebersNo Gravatar says:

    Ambiguous pronoun, Chuck. You flunk.

  22. NoFear49erNo Gravatar says:

    Grammar and Logic!

    Making a thousand wild-ass guesses makes you wrong 999 times. Not Nostradamus. You beat everyone over the head with your pro-Singletary rants, too. Anyone who’s wrong as often as you are should have a little respect for others’ opinions.

  23. unca_chuckNo Gravatar says:

    No, I shoudn’t. My predictions regarding their record have gone from spot-on to way off. Most everyone missed last year though. You can’t even take a little baby step out on to a limb, NoFear. Why? Too scary?

    See, I give them the benefit of the doubt until their actions tell me otherwise. I felt good about Sing when he came in, and I felt good about Nolan as well. Till he lost the team among the undermining of his players.Tomsula is well-liked by the players, and has been a gamer his whole life. Will he turn out fine? Well, he could be Joe Bugel. or he could be a late bloomer like Bill Walsh.

    It’s hard to say now as the talent hie’s inheriting is so much less than what Harbaugh had. That being said, I’m assuming the offense does better. I mean how much worse can it get?

    Unlike you and your dogged stupidity around Nolan, I came to realize he was way over his head. Like the next guy.

  24. phil fanNo Gravatar says:

    “Every time York opens his mouth, something bad happens. Coincidence?”

    Good one Skeebs. It correlates very clearly with the demise of the winning team, the beginning of the injury train, the exodus of coaches and now players in FA, increasing PSLs for sale on web. York opens yap, yacks about winning, running, class and Niners sink another notch. I cringe when he says anything and refuse to listen/watch as it is self-serving tripe. Followed by more bad news. Already boycotting York and his media lapdogs.

    Yeah York is great

  25. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    The apologists keep that drumbeat that the Niners had roster talent last year. Sadly as I’ve stated if your QB doesn’t deliver and constantly has throat contractions your team will not go far. A QB will make mistakes and it takes an Elite QB to overcome his mistakes. Kap wasn’t able to last year.
    Let me repeat the record that Kap set last year. The only QB in the history of the NFL to start 16 games and fail to throw a 4th quarter TD pass.
    It signals that if the Niners are behind in the 4th quarter it’s a steep climb to a comeback.

  26. phil fanNo Gravatar says:

    Cam Inman:

    “Never in the history of the Niners including the York firing of Mariucci has there been this level of fan vitriol directed at the owner. Never.”

    People are dumping their PSLs in droves on the internet however there are few buyers. York has become the most hated man in Niner history as I labeled him upon firing Hendrix.

    -In the video Bullit posted w/ Raiders beat writer.

  27. phil fanNo Gravatar says:

    Its a small minority of strident, embattled fans who love that York guy Bullit. Yep and Kap needs to step up and perform a lot better this year….or else. Next we hear it won’t be a rumor he’s being shopped after another douche season like last one.

    Fans, a few, might be fooled by their love of Kap but no way the GM is blinded. GRo won’t be around to blame this year and neither will Hendrix. I hope this is avoided by good QB play this year.

  28. Unca_chuckNo Gravatar says:

    The fans wanted to fire Walsh after 2 years, the fans wanted to trade Montana after the back surgery.

    Now according to Phil, firing Harbaugh had caused injuries and retirements to happen.

    That’s some serious lunacy.

  29. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    “The fans wanted to fire Walsh after 2 years”

    Thanks for making the point of many here. In Bill Walsh’s case cooler rational thinking prevailed rather than the childish juvenile vindictive behavior leading to a knee jerk reaction in the firing of Harbaugh.
    Steelers went through 9-7 and two 8-8 seasons and didn’t fire Mike Tomlin. Why? Because they knew they had an excellent coach and would be hard pressed toi do better. They were right, as the team bounced back to 12-4, 12-4 and 11-5 seasons.

  30. Unca_chuckNo Gravatar says:

    Why, NoFear? Because the team wasn’t improving. Like St Jim always said. You are either getting better or getting worse. They were getting worse. Why? Injuries played their part. But so did the vanilla offense.

    What you guys continually fail to see is the possibility that Harbaugh wanted out. He certainly didn’t see eye to eye with Trent. He knew the Mich job was going to be available as Brady Hoke was stumbling around the big house for the last couple years. There was talk the Browns trade was engineered by HARBAUGH’S agent. St Jim plays the Martyr. He certainly is a smart guy, and could very well have played it this way. He knew the 49ers were aging and that there were a ton of free agents to deal with this offseason, so he engineered his dismissal. All for sour grapes.

    Beyond that, remember Bill Callahan? First year as coach, Super Bowl. Look where that got him. Rex Ryan? Shit, Mangini was hailed as a super hero when he took over as HC. Plenty of guys have started out hot and flamed out.

    I mean, this theory certainly beats the mad ramblings the delusional brigade. Harbaugh leaves, and players get injured and retire because of it! Gimme a break.

  31. SkeebersNo Gravatar says:

    Sorry, Chuck. You don’t get a break. You’re stuck all year trying to tell us Tomsula is a better coach than Harbaugh. Grisly, hilarious nonsense. Should be fun!

  32. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    Chuckles

    Your theory that Harbaugh was shooting for the Michigan job all along has a huge fatal flaw.
    In 2010 he could’ve accepted the Michigan job as it was vacant and reports were they threw more money at Harbaugh.
    He opted to sign on with the Niners and built a juggernaut.
    Too bad Jed York had his head up somewhere where he didn’t show one ounce of appreciation by giving Harbaugh a pay bump and extending his contract. Instead he hung him out to dry and now the Niners are paying the consequences.

    Seems like you just have a one track mind to spin it.

  33. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    Chuckles and the departed apologist use Rex Ryan as an example
    supposedly similar to Harbaugh. Ryan did go to 2 AFCCG and lost.
    He was given 4 more seasons where he went 26-38 and only going 4-12 was he fired.
    Chuckles and his minions are grasping and reaching for anything they can connect.

    Harbaugh should easily have been given at least two more years
    to accomplish what he was hired to do.

    Also notice how all the apologists are creating their escape hatches as OTAs haven’t begun and they are ready to bail.

  34. NoFear49erNo Gravatar says:

    Seriously, Chuck. Callahan? So York is the new Al Davis and you say that is a good thing?

    Rex Ryan? What did he do that came close to Harbaugh? Made the playoffs with a 9-7 record? Oh yeah, he’s the guy who snapped up Greg Roman for OC on his first day as HC. I guess that’s sorta like Harbaugh.

    Making up your own facts again and it still doesn’t fly past anyone except a few of your agenda-first ex-spurts.

    Here’s a hint, no one else has done it, Chuck. No one else. And get off that poor season as an excuse. The York/Baalke ouster movement started before playing season even began. And you can lose that saint Harbaugh line, too. I was never a big fan. But facts are facts. Inconvenient to your argument as they may be.

    We had a winning combination going. A situation fans have been waiting and hoping to achieve for many years and York/Baalke blew it up over egos. Those are the guys you want to follow blindly cheering? Useful idiots. You ever hear of that?

  35. Unca_chuckNo Gravatar says:

    As usual you miss the point. Most fans are reactionary and Ill informed. This offense has been fair to middling at best. It has been slipping.

    And count Eddie D as one of the non-cooler heads. He threatened Walsh with firing tens of not hundreds of times.

    Tomlin built that team. St Jim inherited a team full of #1s. Shit, Carroll did a much better job in that he had to rebuild from scratch. Harbs ultimately failed. And the Rooneys are just about the only org with that kind of patience.

  36. Unca_chuckNo Gravatar says:

    Ryan reached the AFC championship game his first 2years. No mean feat. Ignore that at you leisure.

    Doh? So you think Harbaugh’s departure led to the Kennedy assassination as well?

  37. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    Chuckles is in awe of Rex Ryan. LOL!
    “Ryan reached the AFC championship game his first 2years. No mean feat. Ignore that at you leisure.”

    What you seem to be ignoring is that Harbaugh went to 3 NFCCGs and 1 Super Bowl in his first 3 years. Why do you seem to overlook that important fact? Because you’re clueless?

    Chuckles of all people should talk about ill informed fans.
    You are leading the parade when it comes to that.
    Pathetic is throwing shit on the wall to see what sticks.

  38. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    180 degree adjustment

    unca_chuck says:

    January 6, 2011 at 3:56 pm

    Yeah, Jed needs to get a fricking muffler for all the sh*t he says. Starting with “we are still in it at 0-5″ then saying he should have canned Sing earlier, after he cornholed the rest of the season. Duh. 8,000,000 people in Ninerland were screaming that very thing for 12 weeks.

    Then there’s the “exhaustive search for GM” while Baalke was already in place and apparently wooing Harbaugh. F*ck Harbaugh for whoring this whole thing up. Jed said “money is no object” but I’m sure he wasn’t prepared to go $8 mill.

    ==

  39. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    Apparently everybody remembers when this happened 4 years before except Chuckles

    Unca Chuck says:

    January 21, 2011 at 4:01 pm

    Uh, no, NoFear. Wrong again. Singletary couldn’t hire an OC to save his life. It took way too long to get that accomplished.

    At the time, it was noted that he (or the f*cking front office) should have had someone lined up to take the OC spot when they canned Martz. They didn’t, and it took too long, guys turned it down, took other jobs a la Chud, etc.

    Harbaugh is also talented. Something the last 2 guys lacked.”
    ===
    Chud got to turn the Niners down twice. Ouch!

  40. Unca_chuckNo Gravatar says:

    Yup I said something 4 years ago. Draw a conclusion or something. I dot want to read my old shit. Why does it thrill skippy do?

    You love Crabs. He can’t dond a kob because he’s a head case like I said. Who cares? Why do you? Go f$&” yourself. At leafy you’ll get a little relief.

  41. SkeebersNo Gravatar says:

    Crab’s problem is bad feet. Yours is bad thumbs.

  42. SkeebersNo Gravatar says:

    Although I have to say, your thumbduck posts are pretty funny. Keep it up!

  43. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    Chuckles

    You said it yesterday
    Booyah! Its so fun to make you dance bitch. LMAO!!!

  44. phil fanNo Gravatar says:

    BTW why didn’t Balkey use the franchise tag on Iupati?

    This question was raised as a failing of TB. Sounds reasonable unless money was an issue. Ya think?

  45. phil fanNo Gravatar says:

    Ok you can rule this out:

    http://www.ninersnation.com/2015/3/20/8260733/levis-stadium-was-not-built-on-an-american-indian-burial-ground-but

    It turns out the Niners “brain trust” was only thinking about building on an Indian burial ground.

  46. NJ49erNo Gravatar says:

    F-Tag on Iupati would have been very costly Phil.

    The formula used for OG F-Tag includes OT compensation and, is basically an average of all positions on the OLine.

    Quite a ridiculous calculation IMO.

    We basically exchanged Iupati for Torrey in terms of money.
    I’m sure it was a measured response to allow Iupati to seek a better deal.

    When approached for an early extension, Iupati declined.
    I pretty much assumed at that point, he wouldn’t re-up.

  47. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    My point in showing the posts from 4 years ago is how the Niners have regressed back to the Singletary era where they were turned downed by coaches right and left. Again they knew they needed an offensive coordinator way in advance and they went about it like they did last time and failed miserably getting turned down at least 4 times and settling for Chryst. They were turned down by Lane Kiffin and Chud once more. Chud humiliated the Niner FO one more time by his rejection.
    Back then Jed was getting in the way and although he says money is no object he has gone back to his dad’s penny pinching ways even though the new stadium has made a ton of money.

    It is not a good look when you won’t give a successful, coach a bump in pay (maybe $1 mil a year) but then turn around and buy part of a Sacramento minor league soccer team.
    As a Niner supporter why are they spending money in minor league soccer and in Sacramento when they should be putting it in the success of this team? Jed’s priorities are screwed up. This move might make the York family richer lining their pockets but has nothing to do with the success of the Niners and winning a Super Bowl.

    Don’t believe for a second when Jed says he will do whatever it takes to win a Super Bowl. Jed should have swallowed his pride and given Harbaugh a modest raise. Harbaugh and his coaching staff gave the Niners their best chance to win in the short term.

  48. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    NFL Vets combine today and the NFL has decided to broadcast it
    on NFL Network at 5PM PDT at the last minute.
    Among the participants is Adam Carriker DL who the Niners were considering before they came to their senses and took Patrick Willis.

  49. unca_chuckNo Gravatar says:

    What’s the 49ers record under Tomsula, squiashy? What was Harbaugh’s ‘short-term’ Super Bowl record here?

    Like you declaring Crabtree a superstar, you have prematurely ejaculated more nonsense. If they tank this year, some of it will be due to the new regime. But a lot of it will be because of the age of the team, and the free agent situation they are in, and some untimely retirements. If you think all these FAs would have stayed under Harbaugh, you are a brainless crackhead. Well, uh, yeah. Baalke has done a good job managing contracts and trying to keep the core group together, but they weren’t going to pay Gore, Willis retired, Borland retired, J Smith is still on the fence, Bowman is coming back from the terrible injury, and guys like Cox and Cully got better money elsewhere. This is the NFL. Players switch jersies like t shirts. Revis wins a super bowl and splits within a couple months. players aren’t very loyal for the most part. They follow the money. Hello, Frank. I don’t begrudge him one bit for going to Indy. But to think it didn’t play a part in hos decision is another childoish fantasy of the mentally challenged.

    What cracks me up is the team likely would have been in trouble regardless of the head coach. But y9u guys caper around like its all because of St Jim.

    Why do you care about Jed’s other investments? No owner in the league is tied to his team the way it used to be. Grow up, you dimwit. Eddie had real estate investments all over the country. Oh, bad comparison. If not for that wayward liquor license, we’d have a team IN SF instead of in the mudflats of Santa Clara.

  50. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    Chuckles says “What’s the 49ers record under Tomsula, squiashy? What was Harbaugh’s ‘short-term’ Super Bowl record here?”

    Let’s see Harbaugh coached in a Super Bowl and the team was on the 5 yard line knocking on the door and lost. Tomsula coached in the last game of the season in a meaningless game between 2 teams with 5 wins each. The 2 Card’s QBs were Richard Bartel and John Skelton. Let me repeat that for you, Richard Bartel and John Skelton.
    Why you would even bring this up confirms you are totally clueless you are with zero football IQ and just grasping at starws. It is unfortunate that I can’t laugh at you face to face because you deserve it.
    Every time you bring up Tomsula being undefeated it’s a novelty and a lark and nothing to be proud of.

    Rich Kotite started his career 1-0 and undefeated. You should pluck that statistic out of wherever hole you’re looking.

    You just verified yourself as a cartoon character.

  51. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    In 1988 the Niners under Eddie D moved south instead of north from their Redwood City practice facility. They chose to build their new practice site in Santa Clara.
    That should give even the most clueless a hint of the direction the Niners was going to take.

    Why not relocate where they practice to San Francisco or close by?
    You seem not to get that the real estate in San Francisco is too valuable and more important a rarity to justify a stadium where they play only 10 games a year.
    That’s just another myth you’re trying to advance that Eddie would’ve built a stadium in SF.
    To be very honest Candlestick Point is more Daly City than San Francisco.

  52. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    ESPN is listing potential draft picks teams are talking to

    Prospects associated with the 49ers:
    » Jay Ajayi, RB, Boise State: 49ers interview Ajayi following pro day
    » Cameron Clear, TE, Texas A&M: Clear visits with 49ers at pro day
    » Quandre Diggs, OLB, Texas: Diggs spotted with 49ers at Senior Bowl
    » Kurtis Drummond, FS, Michigan State: Drummond spotted with 49ers at Senior Bowl
    » Bud Dupree, OLB, Kentucky: 49ers among teams Dupree has spoken with
    » Jeremy Langford, RB, Michigan State: Langford spotted with 49ers at Senior Bowl
    » DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville: Parker has meeting with 49ers
    » Denzel Perryman, LB, Miami: Portis: Perryman can fill Patrick Willis’ void

  53. NJ49erNo Gravatar says:

    Here’s a good link to keep up with the visits Bullit –

    http://walterfootball.com/ProspectMeetings/ByProspect

    I’ve not included Perryman on my Wish List simply because he’s undersized.
    Good player yes, but I’m seeing another Borland decision here.
    My List is coming together on players I’d like see on the Roster.
    Haven’t uncovered Cam Clear yet, have to see what he’s all about.

    Here’s my early venture into the TE Group.

    TE –
    Clive Walford – Miami – 6’4″/251
    Jesse James – PSU – 6’7″/261
    Devin Funchess (WR) – UM – 6’4″/232
    Blake Bell (QB) – OK – 6’6″/252

    2 guys I’ve included on my possible Conversion List are also TE candidates –

    Lynden Trail (OLB/DE) – Norfolk State 6’7″/260 (TE?)
    Darren Waller – (WR) – GA Tech – 6’6″/238 (TE?)

  54. NJ49erNo Gravatar says:

    I’m also not going to be surprised if Baalke takes a chance on DG-B.
    Seems he’s been working at EXOS as well.

    Given the Contract recently constructed for Aldon, I could easily see this becoming the norm, for guys with questionable character concerns.

    Hardy just did a similar deal in Dallas as well.
    Looks like Paraag is onto something with that course of Contract language.
    See if the NFLPA puts up any resistance heading forward.

  55. NJ49erNo Gravatar says:

    BTW, I found a CB with some KR ability.
    Adrian Amos from Penn State.
    Likely gonna keep him on the Wish List as well.

    Adrian Amos – (CB) – PSU – 6’0″/218

  56. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    NJ
    I still like my guys Davis Tull Tenn_Chatanooga, Stefon Diggs Maryland and Nick O’Leary TE Fla St and grandson of Jack Nicklaus.
    ILB Bryce Hager Baylor or Ben Heeney Kansas would be good picks in the 5th round

  57. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    So Kap is done with his off season training.
    Everyone but the apologists noticed he had trouble with touch and velocity on his short throws.
    In Maiocco’s article Kap was throwing a nerf ball to improve his short balls dropping passes over a LB. I posted that Kap was throwing the ball nose down and again was laughed at by his fan club who felt Kap could do no wrong.

    Hopefully Kap will be much improved after these training sessions.

    http://www.csnbayarea.com/49ers/coach-kaepernick-became-more-consistent-efficient

  58. NJ49erNo Gravatar says:

    I’m with you on several of those guys as well Bullit.
    I try to construct my list in such a way as to spread them out by RD.
    Not sold on O’Leary but, he’s a productive kid.
    My top ILB is Stephone Anthony from Clemson.
    Not sure if he’d make it to RD 2 for us but, I wouldn’t mind seeing his name called when our slot comes up.

    I’m still tinkering but, here’s some of the guys I’m hoping we’ll take a shot at late RDs or UDFA if they get that far –

    Late RD/UDFA –

    DeShazor Everett (CB) – TX A&M – 6’0″/193 (SS?)
    Craig Mager (CB) – TX St – 5’11″/201
    Tye Smith (CB) – Towson – 6’0″/195 (SS?)
    Zach Vigil – Utah ST (ILB) – 6’2″/235
    Deion Barnes (DE/OLB) – PSU – 6’4″/260
    Davis Tull (OLB) – UT Chat – 6’3″/246
    Kyle Emanuel (OLB) – ND State – 6’3″/251
    Davis Tull (OLB) – UT Chat – 6’3″/246
    Tyeler Davison – (DT) – Fresno St – 6’2″/316
    Laurence Gibson – (OT) – VA Tech 6’6″/305
    Dean Marlowe (S) – JM – 6’2″/205
    Cam Worthy – (WR) – ECAR – 6’2″/211
    DeVante Davis – (WR) – UNLV – 6’3″/220

  59. NJ49erNo Gravatar says:

    My list of ILBs is pretty much complete at this point – Unless someone’s Pro Day just blows it up.
    In no particular order –

    ILB –

    Stephone Anthony – Clemson 6’2″/245
    Benardrick McKinney – MS State 6’4″/245
    Bryce Hager – Baylor – 6’1″/234
    Eric Kendricks – UCLA – 6’0″/232
    Ben Heeney – KS – 6’0″/231
    Taiwan Jones – MI St – 6’3″/252

  60. NJ49erNo Gravatar says:

    I think Heeney and Anthony would be a nice combo for us.
    Hager is a productive kid as well.

    Kendricks is a smaller guy too but, I chose him over Perryman.
    See what happens next month…

  61. NJ49erNo Gravatar says:

    TE Cameron Clear isn’t even on the radar that I can see?

    36 games played – 10 RECs/80 TDS/1 TD.

    UDFA at best IMO.

  62. NJ49erNo Gravatar says:

    Chuck if you’re still checking in over here, your site isn’t showing a comment function field for some reason?

    Looks like it’s ‘read only’ ?

  63. NoFear49erNo Gravatar says:

    The EPA may have shut it down as a bio-hazard. Too full of shit. All limits exceeded. Further ‘dumps’ prohibited.

  64. NJ49erNo Gravatar says:

    LMAO NoFear49er 😀

    Long time no see?

  65. NJ49erNo Gravatar says:

    I’ve been trying to share some Draft related research there the past 2 nights.
    Stuck on 80 comments for a reason I guess?

    Mobile app is the same way.
    No Comment function there either.

  66. NJ49erNo Gravatar says:

    Sh!t Bullit –
    Just realized my typo on the Cameron Clear stats.

    S/B –
    36 games played – 10 RECs/80 YDS/1 TD.

  67. Unca_chuckNo Gravatar says:

    Yeah NoFear disappears when opinions are shared. He gets scared.

  68. SkeebersNo Gravatar says:

    New post is up.

2019 Schedule
9-8: W 49ers 31, Buccaneers 17
9-15: W 49ers 41,Bengals 17
9-22: W 49ers 24, Steelers 20
9-29: BYE

10-7: W 49ers 31, Browns 3
10-13: W 49ers 20, Rams 7
10-20: W 49ers 9, Washington 0
10-27: W 49ers 51, Panthers 13
10-31: W 49ers 28, Cardinals 25

11-11: L Seahawks 27, 49ers 24
11-17: W 49ers 36, Cardinals 26
11-24: W 49ers 37, Packers 8

12-1: L Ravens 20, 49ers 17
12-8: W 49ers 48, Saints 46
12-15: L Falcons 29, 49ers 22
12-21: W 49ers 34, Rams 31
12-29: W 49ers 26, Seahawks 21

Playoffs

01-11: W 49ers 27, Vikings 10
01-19: W 49ers 37, Packers 20
02-20: L Chiefs 31, 49ers 20

2019 Draft Class
1. DE Nick Bosa, Ohio State
2. WR Deebo Samuel, South Carolina
3. WR Jalen Hurd, Baylor
4. P Mitch Wishnowsky, Utah
5. LB Dre Greenlaw, Arkansas
6. TE Kaden Smith, Stanford
6. OT Justin Skule, Vanderbilt
6. DB Tim Harris, Virginia
 
2019 Prognostications

Closest to the Pin:
   Bakkentom: 10-6
   Bullit: 10-6

Grumpy: 9-7
Skeebers: 8-8
Mr Fletch: 7-9
NJ49er: 7-9
Winder: 7-9

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