The photo reflects the trust Walsh had in Zagaris, who was given an unusual amount of access to the document the 49ers, partly owing to Walsh’s appreciation for history. Walsh thought Zagaris’ photos would help chronicle his time with the team. Similar privileges haven’t been granted by every 49ers head coach. Jim Harbaugh, for example, was the anti-Walsh when it came to giving Zagaris access for most of Harbaugh’s four seasons with the franchise. … [Read more...] about How one photo came to embody Joe Montana, Bill Walsh and a 49ers dynasty
Gray, like most of Bumgarner’s peers, is in awe of the Giants starter, saying, “He’s one of those guys who, when he’s pitching, I definitely check it out or watch the highlights. He’s really fun to watch. And he rakes. He deserves every bit of attention he gets. I remember running upstairs to see him every inning he was pitching in the World Series, he was so dominant.” … [Read more...] about A’s Sonny Gray is among the best — and getting better
While the younger Chryst has had plenty of role models in the pro ranks, Hogan has been the big one. “I’ve picked up a lot from him,” Chryst said. “Hanging in there in the face of pressure. Subtle movements in the pocket. Keeping his base. Even when there’s a free rusher coming on, he’ll take a little step to avoid that and keep his eyes down the field and deliver a strike.” … [Read more...] about Is Keller Chryst the next great Stanford QB?
“Do the things where it leads to the 30 touchdowns that he has,” Del Rio said. “He’s a good player. Nobody is mistake-free, nobody is perfect. I think what you’ll find is our football team will grow into one that plays complementary football more frequently. … [Read more...] about Keep an eye on Raiders’ Carr, he watches it all
“I’m still able to laugh about it, but some people drill it into the ground,” Duffy said. “At the same time he is a really funny cat and he’s lovable. I understand it. Every time I go home I’m taking pictures of him.” … [Read more...] about Matt Duffy pounced on his chance with Giants