Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports

Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports


Kyle Shanahan really, really doesn’t want the 49ers to be on Hard Knocks

Dec 31, 2018 at 11:17 AM--


The San Francisco 49ers are among a handful of teams which cannot turn down being on Hard Knocks, the documentary-style sports series produced by HBO. If San Francisco is selected to be featured on the show, don't expect the team to be very entertaining for the cameras.

The 49ers have been very clear since last year that they do not want to be on Hard Knocks. In case the NFL decision-makers were watching, head coach Kyle Shanahan made it even more apparent on Monday just how much he doesn't want to be on the series.

Shanahan was asked about his current stance on the issue.

"It's a hard, hard, bad stance on Hard Knocks. You would see the worst entertainment possible by me," he promised.

Hard Knocks debuted in 2001. The show, which follows NFL teams during training camp and preseason, featured the Cleveland Browns earlier this year.





More San Francisco 49ers News



Kyle Juszczyk: Kyle Shanahan and Mike McDaniel's vision makes the 49ers dangerous

By David Bonilla
Jul 21, 2021

Kyle Juszczyk spent his first four NFL seasons with the Baltimore Ravens before signing with the San Francisco 49ers in 2017. The best fullback in the league re-signed with the team in March, ensuring he remains in the Bay Area through the 2025 season. It sounds like Juszczyk has no regrets about the decision to remain with head coach Kyle Shanahan. It's an offensive scheme that suits him and takes advantage of his unique versatility. Juszczyk may not have had the same opportunities with another organization. "I definitely have had the most fun in San Francisco because I am a little more featured," Juszczyk said this week on The Ross Tucker Football Podcast. "'Featured' is different as a fullback. I'm not the featured halfback or the No. 1 receiver. ...



49ers' Jimmie Ward doesn't sound too concerned about Rams' Matthew Stafford

By David Bonilla
Jul 20, 2021

Kyle Shanahan admitted that he was frustrated by missing out on potentially pursuing Matthew Stafford in March. Instead, the Detroit Lions shipped the veteran quarterback to a division rival. The speed at which the trade went down shocked Shanahan, who thought he would have more time to get his San Francisco 49ers in the talks. "I was trying to get involved in it," Shanahan shared during a recent podcast interview with Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay and NFL Network's Peter Schrager. "Someone who had knowledge of the situation, I remember us talking to (agent Tom) Condon, just everyone, to find out when it was happening. I remember Saturday, I was so stressed



Trent Williams on board with 49ers adding QB Trey Lance, doesn't think there will be a QB controversy

By Kirk Larrabee
15 hrs ago

49ers offensive tackle Trent Williams has been around the NFL for over a decade, which means he fully understands just how harsh of a business the league can be. For that reason, Williams has no problem with the 49ers' decision to add rookie quarterback Trey Lance even though they already have a proven veteran in Jimmy Garoppolo, and he doesn't seem to think there will be any controversy as a result. Garoppolo led the 49ers to the Super Bowl in 2019 and carries a 22-8 overall record since joining the team in 2017. But he's also missed the bulk of two seasons due to injuries, has a contract with a hefty amount of non-guaranteed money over the next two seasons, and doesn't have the



SI bullish on 49ers' Kyle Shanahan in head coach power rankings

By David Bonilla
Jul 17, 2021

Kyle Shanahan owns a record of 29-35 as the head coach of the San Francisco 49ers. He has won more than six games just once in his four seasons with the team. Yet, despite the losing records, those around the league still hold Shanahan in high esteem due to the coach's creativity as a play designer and play-caller. In his first two seasons as a head coach, Shanahan won a combined 10 games. However, his fortunes appeared to change in 2017, his first season in San Francisco, when the 49ers traded for quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo and the team rattled off five consecutive wins to end the season. Expectations were high entering the next season, but the team's hopes were dashed when Garoppolo was lost to a torn ACL. Things seemed to come together in 2019. While the


Featured

Trending News

Share 49ersWebzone