Thursday, August 15, 2019

Garoppolo throws 5 picks in 5 attempts

Daily 49ers blog for NBC Bay Area website: Jimmy Garoppolo is known for his accuracy, so is there cause for worry when he throws five straight interceptions in a summer practice? https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Shanahan-Not-Worried-About-Garoppolos-Ugly-Practice-544638411.html

Undrafted Keelan Doss making bid with Raiders

Daily Raiders blog for NBC Bay Area website: Former UC Davis receiver Keelan Doss, from Alameda, is making a strong bid to make Raiders roster. https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Undrafted-Keelan-Doss-Hopes-to-Keep-Momentum-Rolling-544558261.html

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Mullens vs. Beathard is still a dead heat

Daily 49ers blog for NBC Bay Area website: Kyle Shanahan says there's no edge for either Nick Mullens or C.J. Beathard in the battle to win the No. 2 QB job. https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Mullens-Beathard-Remain-in-a-Dead-Heat-for-Backup-Job-539807781.html

Antonio Brown will (finally) report to Raiders

Daily Raiders blog for NBC Bay Area website: WR Antonio Brown loses his appeal to the NFL to use his old helmet and says he will finally report to training camp. https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Report-Indicates-Antonio-Brown-Will-Join-Raiders-539750011.html

Monday, August 12, 2019

Arden Key has terrific opening game

Daily Raiders blog for NBC Bay Area website: Arden Key may have given the Raiders a glimpse of his terrific potential in the first exhibition game. https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Raiders-Excited-by-Arden-Keys-Debut-Performance-537416591.html

Shanahan wants more out of his wide receivers

Daily 49ers blog for NBC Bay Area website: Head coach Kyle Shanahan says no one wide receiver has shown he's No. 1, and the group as a whole needs to do more. https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Shanahan-Wants-to-See-More-From-His-Wide-Receivers-537336531.html

Gabe Jackson's injury a blow to Raiders

Daily Raiders blog for NBC Bay Area website: Guard Gabe Jackson will miss as much as two months after an injury in training camp. https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Jacksons-Injury-a-Blow-to-Raiders-Hopes-for-a-Fast-Start-530176211.html

Sherman sees big season for 49ers' Taylor

Daily 49ers blog for NBC Bay Area website: Cornerback Richard Sherman says Trent Taylor has special talent, could catch 80-90 passes in 2019. https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Niners-Sherman-Believes-Trent-Taylor-Will-Have-Huge-Season-530254991.html

Nicholas Morrow drawing praise from Raiders

Daily Raiders blog for NBC Bay Area website: Young linebacker Nicholas Morrow could push veteran starters for playing time. https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Raiders-Nichols-Morrow-Learning-from-Veteran-Linebackers-527922281.html

Ankle sprain will slow Nick Bosa

Daily 49ers blog for NBC Bay Area website: Rookie defensive tackle Nick Bosa sprains his ankle and may not play in summer games. https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Bosas-Ankle-Sprain-May-Keep-Him-Out-of-Games-527843581.html

McKinnon excited to be back on the field

Daily 49ers blog for NBC Bay Area website: Running back Jerick McKinnon finally is back to 100 percent. https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Jerick-McKinnon-Completes-Long-Road-Back-to-the-Field-523620281.html

Is time running out for Vanderdoes?

Daily Raiders blog for NBC Bay Area website: Defensive tackle Eddie Vanderdoes is battling another injury. https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Time-May-be-Running-Out-for-Raiders-Vanderdoes-523603591.html

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Jordan Matthews not a lock at WR for 49ers

Daily 49ers blog for NBC Bay Area website: The 49ers signed ex-Eagles & Bills wide receiver Jordan Matthews this offseason to provide experience to a young group, but he'll have to fight for his roster spot. https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Veteran-Receiver-Matthews-Must-Fight-for-His-Roster-Spot-523169921.html

Josh Mauro could start at DE for Raiders

Daily Raiders blog for NBC Bay Area website: Veteran journeyman Josh Mauro, in his first training camp with Raiders, is No. 1 on the depth chart now at one defensive end spot. https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Josh-Mauro-Could-Start-at-Defensive-End-for-Raiders-523215801.html

Brad Spiess has been hooked on hiking since he was a boy on Guam

Brad Spiess is a personal trainer, Army veteran and ardent hiker. Hiking is part of his lifestyle and his gateway to nature and landscape photography, and keeps him fit and grounded. My story on him for the Active San Diego series in the Health section of the San Diego Union-Tribune. https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/lifestyle/story/2019-08-05/hiking-plays-lead-role-in-trek-for-fitness

Monday, August 5, 2019