When the Cleveland Browns shipped quarterback Colt McCoy to San Francisco in an early April trade, no one was happier than Colt McCoy. McCoy’s been a 49er for about two weeks, but he said he can already see a difference in the way the Browns and the 49ers operate.
In Cleveland one day for the start of offseason conditioning, in the Bay Area the next studying his new San Francisco playbook. What a whirlwind 24 hours for Colt McCoy.
The Cleveland Browns have discarded another quarterback. Colt McCoy will start over as a backup in San Francisco.
The 49ers signed former Browns place-kicker Phil Dawson, a Pro Bowl selection who ranked second in field goal percentage last season.
The Super Bowl runner-up 49ers found their man to replace David Akers, signing veteran Browns free agent Phil Dawson to a one-year contract Tuesday after he spent the day at team headquarters.
Long-time Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks head coach Mike Holmgren reportedly is the latest candidate to surface in the Oakland Raiders search for an established football person to assume a leadership role.
An oddity for this Super Bowl has both teams’ former owners as finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Regardless of the outcome of Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans, San Francisco 49ers QB Alex Smith is expected to ask for his release in the offseason after losing his starting position to Colin Kaepernick.
After beating the Minnesota Vikings, the Green Bay Packers head to San Francisco to meet the 49ers on Saturday in the Divisional Playoff game. “The Packers this year haven’t been as good or as strong,” John Madden told the KCBS morning crew.
Oregon coach Chip Kelly reportedly has interviews lined up with the Browns, Bills and Eagles following Thursday night’s Fiesta Bowl game against Kansas State.