Podcast: 49ers/Eagles NFC Championship Preview →

Maiocco: 49ers had a tense ‘players-only’ meeting about four weeks ago

Oct 26, 2015 at 3:30 PM--


Yesterday, there was a report by Jay Glazer that described San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick as "alone on an island inside that locker room." Glazer went on to say that there are not a lot of people that he connects with to try to pick him back up.



Another report from Bay Area Sports Guy stated that, according to sources, there was a significant divide within the 49ers locker room that originated from the resulting tensions of a rumored love triangle between Kaepernick, former 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith, and Hot 97 host Nessa.

Today, Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area reported about a tense players-only meeting with Kaepernick as the topic of discussion.

During the rough stretch about four weeks ago, there was a tense players-only meeting in which one teammate called out Kaepernick, sources told CSNBayArea.com. Another player quickly stepped up in a show of support and the exchange became heated. In the days that followed, the individuals involved got together and cleared up their differences, according to a source.

There were no names in the report, but several players like WR Anquan Boldin have stepped up to defend their quarterback.

The 49ers must put distractions aside and move forward in what may already be a lost season. At 2-5, they sit alone at the bottom of the NFC West standings. This week, the 49ers are preparing for a division game against the Rams in St. Louis.

Poll

  • Will Kaepernick remain the starter for the entire season?
  • No
    55%
  • Yes
    45%
  • 1,419 votes



LISTEN

Facebook Comments



More San Francisco 49ers News



49ers-Cowboys Injury Report: San Francisco only rules out two players

By David Bonilla
Jan 20

The San Francisco 49ers are preparing for their Divisional Round playoff contest against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California. There hasn't been much to report as far as injuries this week. The 49ers are relatively healthy entering their second playoff game of the year. Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo and cornerback Ambry Thomas are the only players who missed each practice this week. As expected, San Francisco has ruled out both players for Sunday's game. Below are the official injury reports for the 49ers and Cowboys, provided by the 49ers Communications staff. Also included are Friday's practice participation reports. San Francisco 49ers Out QB Jimmy Garoppolo (foot), CB Ambry



PFF's highest- and lowest-graded 49ers players vs. Cowboys, plus snap counts

By David Bonilla
Jan 23

The San Francisco 49ers beat the Dallas Cowboys 19-12 during the Divisional Round of the playoffs. Today, Pro Football Focus released its grades from the game. Which Niners played well, and who has more work to do? Below are Pro Football Focus' five highest-graded 49ers players on offense against the Cowboys. Charlie Woerner, TE, 81.5, 9 snaps Spencer Burford, RG, 78.5, 32 snaps George Kittle, TE, 78.2, 62 snaps Kyle Juszczyk, FB, 73.3, 34 snaps Jauan Jennings, WR, 72.2, 30 snaps Below are the five highest-graded 49ers players on defense. Azeez Al-Shaair, LB, 90.9, 19 snaps Jimmie Ward, CB, 89.4, 42 snaps Fred Warner, LB, 86.0, 61 snaps Nick Bosa, DE,



49ers elevate two players from practice squad ahead of playoff game vs. Cowboys

By David Bonilla
Jan 21

The San Francisco 49ers are preparing to host the Dallas Cowboys in the playoffs, with the winner advancing to the NFC Championship Game. According to the NFL transaction wire, the team made the following roster moves ahead of the Divisional Round matchup at Levi's Stadium. Elevated (standard) from the practice squad: DE Alex Barrett CB Janoris Jenkins Kickoff between the two teams is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. PT on Sunday at Levi's



A Game for the Ages - Matchups, History, and More Ahead of 49ers-Cowboys Divisional Game

By JD Salazar
Jan 21

Do you smell that? It's playoff football. It's a time to celebrate. For a few more precious hours, every team in the tournament still has life, still has reason to hope. There are no more guaranteed games, but there's football to be played, and right now is the time to exult in it. No matter who you root for, you can imagine your team finding a way to win, a way to keep playing football, and filling your February with excitement and joy. Right now, there's nothing standing between your team and glory except the vagaries of chance and a well-fought effort this weekend, and hopefully the next. And for those of you who aren't rooting for a team that's made it this far, never fear. 7 of the 14 playoff entrants this year didn't make it into the dance last year. The


Featured

Trending News

Share 49ersWebzone