CONTENT TYPES

FILTER BY DATE

    • From
    • To

SEARCH TOOLS

13 results for "williams"

Page of 1
  1. The new IR rule and what might have been

    Mike Sando

    As you might have heard, the San Francisco 49ers ran into some troubles at the wide receiver position last season. Those troubles affected their offense and special teams, notably during an overtime defeat to the New York Giants in the NFC Champio...

    Blog | May 23, 2012
  2. NFL points of emphasis point to NFC West

    Mike Sando

    A confusing judgment call favoring the New York Giants enabled their comeback victory over the Arizona Cardinals in Week 4. Was Giants receiver Victor Cruz really down when he lost the football late in the game? A fumble in that situation likely w...

    Blog | March 28, 2012
  3. Mailbag: All eyes on Peyton Manning

    Mike Sando

    Filippo from Windsor, Canada, thinks Alex Smith, not Kyle Williams, was the 49ers' biggest problem in the NFC Championship Game. He wondered whether the team could trade for Peyton Manning this offseason. Mike Sando: There will almost certainly be...

    Blog | January 26, 2012
  4. Around the NFC West: Giants were clean

    Mike Sando

    There was never any evidence the New York Giants had taken cheap shots on San Francisco 49ers punt returner Kyle Williams during the NFC Championship Game. There was only proof that some Giants players hoped to capitalize on Williams' history of c...

    Blog | January 25, 2012
  5. QBR ranks: Alex Smith back to Earth

    Mike Sando

    Alex Smith finished the San Francisco 49ers' two-game playoff run with five touchdown passes, no interceptions and a 101.0 NFL passer rating. 2011 Alex Smith QBR by Game (50 is avg.) Wk. Opp. Result QBR 5 TB W, 48-3 98...

    Blog | January 24, 2012
  6. Giants' concussion tactics vs. Kyle Williams

    Mike Sando

    The New York Giants wanted to do more than knock out the football from San Francisco 49ers punt returner Kyle Williams. They also reportedly wanted to knock out Williams, or at least inflict a concussion on him. "He's had a lot of concussions,"...

    Blog | January 23, 2012
  7. Video: PTI tackles Giants-49ers ending

    Mike Sando

    Looks like San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh isn't the only one questioning the forward-progress ruling that wiped out a New York Giants turnover in the NFC Championship Game. ESPN's Mike Wilbon takes issue with that call, but mostly he engag...

    Blog | January 23, 2012
  8. Around the NFC West: Beyond the fumble

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers' playoff elimination suddenly forces them to face the tough questions an offseason brings into focus. Forget about Kyle Williams' rough day on punt returns in the NFC Championship Game. Those miscues were unfortunate, but n...

    Blog | January 23, 2012
  9. 49ers blew it, and that's the hardest part

    Mike Sando

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Surely it could not end this way for the San Francisco 49ers. A fumble during a punt return, in overtime? The New York Giants recovering the ball and kicking a gift 31-yard field goal to reach Super Bowl XLVI against New England? ...

    Blog | January 23, 2012
  10. Which receivers 49ers, Giants can trust

    Mike Sando

    The leaping grab Hakeem Nicks made in the end zone for the New York Giants stood as a pivotal moment in their postseason victory over the 15-1 Green Bay Packers last week. Vernon Davis was the one making impressive catches for the San Francisco 49...

    Blog | January 21, 2012
  11. Chat wrap: 49ers prediction to come

    Mike Sando

    Six of eight humans predicting NFL outcomes for ESPN cast their votes for the New York Giants over the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship game. They were split on the 49ers and New Orleans Saints last week. I'll post my prediction Friday,...

    Blog | January 19, 2012
  12. Beware Alex Smith, the clutch runner

    Mike Sando

    Slowing San Francisco 49ers running backs Frank Gore and Kendall Hunter might not be enough for the New York Giants in the NFC Championship Game. The Giants must worry about another rushing threat: quarterback Alex Smith. Smith's 28-yard touchd...

    Blog | January 18, 2012
  13. Absorbing considerable injury implications

    Mike Sando

    The 2009 Seattle Seahawks reached their breaking point during a 27-3 defeat to the Arizona Cardinals in Week 6. Injuries forced the team to start Kyle Williams at left tackle and Steve Vallos at left guard for the first time. Seattle gave up five ...

    Blog | November 06, 2010