Michael Crabtree: “I needed a quarterback that can deliver the ball”

Sep 12, 2015 at 4:34 PM--

The San Francisco Chronicle's Vic Tafur sat down with former 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree, who had a few things to say about his former team.

Here are some key quotes from the interview that may interest 49ers fans.

"A lot of people don't know that the Niners offered me a contract, I just didn't take it," Crabtree said. "I wanted a fresh start. It was more money too — the Niners offered me more money than anybody did — but business is business and I wanted to come to a team that really wanted and needed me."

He even took a little shot at his former quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, without even mentioning his name.

"I needed new scenery. It wasn't for me," Crabtree said. "I needed a quarterback that can deliver the ball, and that was hungry like I was."

And what does Crabtree think of the 49ers' bizarre offseason?

"With all the stuff going on on the other side, it just feels so good to be on this side."

You can read the whole interview below here:

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