Commented that Moss has that "sneaky" speed where he can burst on an instant....and you can't compensate by playing too far off otherwise he can come back and catch a curl or out. So in a way that makes Moss more dangerous than players who might be faster but only if they sprint full speed from the get go.
Commented that Manningham has "late hands" and doesn't have "bright eyes" meaning the deep ball cannot be tracked by his hand placement or eyes like it can with many other receivers.....he uses his hands at the very last second which makes it harder to guard him (man, I love this in depth football knowledge!)
Very happy with Cox's attitude to learn and size
Very happy with Culliver's progress....feels he can start on other teams and appreciate his desire to want to start on this team
Feels that Aldon being a full time player shouldn't hurt his pass rush production because many teams will abandon run and turn 2nd down into 3rd down defense by default, and that many teams they play this year want to pass anyways
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Staley making fun of Alex off the bat, "Alex is my little tiny friend"
Alex - benefit of 2nd year offense not just concepts and understanding, but reviewing plays from last season to see what you did good/bad and building on that
Alex impressed with Manningham's route running and Moss' ability to adjust to the ball
Alex says we will always try to be balanced and unpredictable, and likes the perception that the 49ers are a run only team
Alex mentioned that his goal on every play is to do his job....each playcall has very specific roles (implying the improvement in play design versus the Nolan/Sing era, something that Marvin alluded to)
Staley was remarkably quiet, not his Joe Show self, but Tim/Pat acknowledged that ahead of time saying they expected that from him when you stick a mike in front of him.
Tim/Pat are also very funny and have stories about all the 49er coaches and opponents they play....told Staley to tease Jarred Allen about his lousy shooting skills when he went hunting with Tim (but only after the game, haha).
Pat - "49ers are going to do very well this year. They returned just about their whole team..."
"When coaches in the offseason are evaluating their plays, they know their players capabilities and don't have to wonder what they can do. Only Moss and manningham are new to that offense in the passing game"
"Defense is gonna be so fast. Oh man, I think they will be better in this regard than last year because of the knowledge of their system. Only concern really is just how good the secondary will be, and they should be fine"
"Will we see more blitzes this year? Didn't see much last year."
Pat - "Harbaugh's biggest strength is knowing what his team can do. His innovation in the offense is wonderful. A lot of coaches don't know how to line up against it and respect what he can do to throw people off"
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