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Brian Griese on 49ers’ Trey Lance: ‘He is an outstanding young man in so many ways’
San Francisco 49ers assistant coaches spoke with reporters on Wednesday. That included new quarterbacks coach Brian Griese, who is coming off a broadcast career with ESPN. The task ahead of him: Help mold second-year quarterback Trey Lance and prepare him to guide the 49ers to success.
Griese expressed his excitement about returning to coaching. He was asked about last year’s No. 3 overall pick and what he has seen from the 22-year-old quarterback.
“With respect to Trey, in particular, meeting him and getting to know him over the last couple of months, he is an outstanding young man in so many ways,” Griese said. “I’m excited to continue to get to know him both on and off the field. I’m excited that he comes to work every day, and he’s humble, and he wants to get
49ers Notebook: Frustrated Javon Kinlaw lashes out at reporter
By Rohan Chakravarthi
After an eventful day of organized team activities (OTAs) on Tuesday, which marked the first time that the media was allowed at practice during Phase 3 of the offseason schedule, the night ended with some unexpected news regarding a certain San Francisco 49ers player.
Here is the latest 49ers news:
Frustrated 49ers DT Javon Kinlaw lashes out at reporter
After an encounter that occurred during the open portion of OTAs between Javon Kinlaw, the third-year defensive tackle for the 49ers, and Sports Illustrated’s Grant Cohn, in which Kinlaw reportedly knocked Cohn’s hat off, the 24-year old player joined Cohn’s YouTube livestream late Tuesday night and provided a profanity-filled response to Cohn’s previous criticism of
49ers Notebook: Brock Purdy’s draft surprise, Tariq Castro-Fields on his NFL readiness, and more
Rookie minicamp gets underway Friday for 49ers drafted players and undrafted free agents, but before those players take the field, they were hit with a number of questions from reporters during pre-camp media sessions on Thursday.
Among the players to speak with reporters on Thursday were wide receiver and third-round pick Danny Gray (SMU), offensive lineman and fourth-round pick Spencer Burford (UT-San Antonio), cornerback and sixth-round pick Tariq Castro-Fields (Penn State), quarterback and seventh-round pick Brock Purdy (Iowa State), and undrafted offensive linemen Jason Poe (Mercer) and Dohnovan West (Arizona State). 49ers WebZone already discussed what Gray said
49ers Notebook: Jimmie Ward the villain, Danny Gray’s speed, Charvarius Ward impressions, Alex Mack’s future
Several San Francisco 49ers players spoke with reporters following Tuesday’s practice, the first of organized team activities (OTAs) that was open to the media. Below are some noteworthy updates from those players that weren’t already covered here.
Danny Gray = Speed
Wide receiver Brandon Aiyuk was asked to share his first impressions of rookie Danny Gray, the receiver selected in the third round of the draft.
“He can fly,” Aiyuk said. “But also, he came in, he’s ready to learn. He’s ready to work. I like him.”
Aiyuk has done his homework on Charvarius Ward
Aiyuk admitted to doing some homework on the 49ers’ biggest free-agent signing, Charvarius Ward, knowing that he would have to face the cornerback in
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