Vernon Davis the tight end could soon be Vernon Davis the wide receiver. He played exclusively at wide receiver during the 49ers’ most recent minicamp. With Michael Crabtree sidelined for at least six months, the 49ers don’t have many options.
Two days after meeting with the New England Patriots, former Colts wide receiver Austin Collie worked out with the 49ers Thursday.
Michael Crabtree is promising to be back. And San Francisco 49er fans are hoping that means back this season.
The 49ers lost their top receiver when Michael Crabtree tore his Achilles tendon in practice Tuesday. Coach Jim Harbaugh said Crabtree could return in mid-November. But John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew the 49ers should prepare for a full season without him.
Wasn’t it just yesterday I was writing about the Giants loss of Ryan Vogelsong? Was Michael Crabtree drinking the same water? Or perhaps he took a swig from Mario Manningham or Kyle Williams. Whatever the case, Crabtree’s loss is the worst of them all.
The San Francisco 49ers suddenly have a huge void in their receiving corps as they chase another Super Bowl berth: Michael Crabtree is sidelined after surgery on his right Achilles tendon.
Former San Francisco 49er’s wide receiver Michael Crabtree said that he felt like he couldn’t see after a hit on one of the last plays of this year’s Super Bowl.
St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher said the Baltimore Ravens’ Jimmy Smith should have been called for pass interference on Michael Crabtree during the San Francisco 49ers’ final offensive play of Super Bowl XLVII.
During an appearance this week in San Francisco, Harbaugh was again asked about the idea of “letting players play” as it related to the Crabtree no-call.
San Francisco coach Jim Harbaugh started by saying he wanted to handle the 49ers’ 34-31 loss to Baltimore in Super Bowl XLVII with class and grace. Then he proceeded to rip the officials for several bad calls.