Thursday, October 10, 2019

Incognito has played very well for Raiders

Daily Raiders blog for NBC Bay Area website: Richie Incognito comes with baggage. He's had a troubled career. But there's also no doubt he can play. Five weeks into this season and he ranks among the NFL's top-graded guards. https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Richie-Incognito-is-Giving-Raiders-Stellar-Play-at-Guard-562725201.html

McGlinchey hurt and out for four to six weeks

Daily 49ers blog for NBC Bay Area website: With Mike McGlinchey out with an injury, little-used Daniel Brunskill will start at tackle against the Rams and for five to six more games after that. https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Niners-Now-Will-Start-Two-Backups-at-Offensive-Tackle-Spots-562722551.html

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

49ers' lose fullback Juszczyk for 4 to 6 weeks

Daily 49ers blog for NBC Bay Area website: Fullback Kyle Juszczyk, one of the keys to the success of the running game, will be out of action for a while because of a knee injury. https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Niners-Running-Attack-Will-Miss-its--562624651.html

Crosby becoming a playmaker on defense

Daily Raiders blog for NBC Bay Area website: Rookie DE Maxx Crosby is getting more playing time and making his presence felt. https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Raiders-Maxx-Crosby-is-Playing-a-Larger-Role-on-Defense-562627221.html

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Zay hey! Wide receiver Jones joins Raiders

Daily Raiders blog for NBC Bay Area website: More than two years ago, current Raiders GM Mike Mayock loved wideout Zay Jones coming out of East Carolina. Now Mayock has him. https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Mayock-Has-Always-Liked-Raiders-Newest-Wide-Receiver--562529671.html

Niners, Breida run all over the Browns

Daily 49ers blog for NBC Bay Area website: San Francisco is running ahead at full speed, with the NFL's No. 1 rushing attack, led by the explosive Matt Breida. https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Niners-Running-Attack-is-at-Full-Throttle-562525551.html

Monday, October 7, 2019

49ers' pass rush could feast on Browns

Daily 49ers blog for NBC Bay Area website: San Francisco's pass rushers could have a good night against Cleveland's struggling offensive line. https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Niners-Defensive-Line-Could-Have-a-Big-Night-562428281.html

Suddenly, Raiders look like a contender

Daily Raiders blog for NBC Bay Area website: With two consecutive wins on the road, the Raiders -- who looked hopeless early -- suddenly are 3-2 and looking better and better. https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Suddenly-Raiders-Look-Like-an-AFC-Playoff-Contender-562424491.html

Friday, October 4, 2019

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Mack gets his chance for revenge vs. Raiders

Daily Raiders blog for NBC Bay Area website: Former Raiders star Khalil Mack, now with the Bears, gets his first shot at his old team this Sunday in London. https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Khalil-Mack-Gets-a-Chance-to-Wreck-Raiders-562073301.html

49ers' threesome of RBs is off and running

Daily 49ers blog for NBC Bay Area website: The 49ers rank No. 2 in the NFL in rushing -- without having any RB in the top 15 of league leaders. https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Niners-Group-of-Running-Backs-is-Producing-562077611.html

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Former Olympian and firefighter Chris Barlow has made exercise a lifetime commitment

Chris Barlow, who grew up in the United Kingdom, once dreamed of having a job that paid him to work out and keep fit. He found that by being a firefighter, and the former U.S. Olympic kayaker still is on the water whenever possible. My story on him for the Health section of the Union-Tribune: https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/lifestyle/story/2019-09-30/former-water-sports-ace-stays-fit-coaching-next-generation-athletes

Shanahan waves off 3-0 start in 2019

Daily 49ers blog for NBC Bay Area website: Kyle Shanahan says his undefeated 49ers haven't won anything yet and could still miss the playoffs. They need to keep bearing down, he says. https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Shanahan-is-Being-Cautious-Even-After-49ers-3-0-Start-561975521.html

Jacobs so far is NFL's top-rated rookie

Daily Raiders blog for NBC Bay Area website: Running back Josh Jacobs, after four games, is graded at the top of this draft class by national analysts.https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Raiders-Jacobs-Ranks-as-NFLs-Top-Rookie-So-Far-561972821.html

Crosby putting Maxx pressure on QBs

Daily Raiders blog for NBC Bay Area website: Rookie defensive end Maxx Crosby appears to be the real deal. https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Maxx-Crosby-is-Coming-On-in-a-Rush-for-Raiders-561899351.html

Rookie Moseley will get shot at cornerback

Daily 49ers blog for NBC Bay Area website: Undrafted rookie Emmanuel Moseley will start at cornerback in the absence of Ahkello Witherspoon. https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Fast-and-Feisty-Rookie-Cornerback-is-on-the-Spot-for-49ers-561895891.html

Monday, September 30, 2019

NFL may suspend Raiders' Burfict

Daily Raiders blog for NBC Bay Area website: Linebacker Vontaze Burfict was thrown out of Sunday's win over the Colts for an illegal hit and now faces a possible suspension for the rest of the season. https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Reports-NFL-May-Suspend-Burfict-for-Entire-Season-561776321.html

49ers may bring in new cornerback

Daily 49ers blog for NBC Bay Area website: With Ahkello Witherspoon out and Jason Verrett "nicked up," the 49ers will bring in some free agent CBs for a tryout. https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Niners-May-Seek-Help-at-Cornerback-561777691.html