49ers Blog and Q&A

News, notes and reader questions about the San Francisco 49ers

April 28, 2007
Bird watching in Santa Clara

They're the lowly Cardinals. They haven't been to the playoffs since Millard Fillmore was President -- or so it seems. They're consistently the laughingstock of the NFL.

But the 49ers think those same Cardinals will be their biggest competition for NFC West supremacy in years to come, and Arizona's first-round draft pick is likely to bolster that impression.

The Cardinals chose Penn State left tackle Levi Brown. The thinking in Santa Clara is that Brown will be moved to the right side to protect quarterback Matt Leinart, who is left-handed. With Leinart, Edgerrin James, Anquan Boldin and Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona already is oozing with talent at their skill positions. Now they've begun to solidify the offensive line.

Will the 49ers counter by solidifying their defensive line? Stay tuned.



MATTHEW BARROWS

Matt was born in Blacksburg, Va., and attended the University of Virginia. He graduated in 1995, went to Northwestern for a journalism degree a year later, and got his first job at a South Carolina daily in 1997. He joined The Bee as a Metro reporter in 1999 and started covering the 49ers in 2003. His favorite player of all time is Darrell Green.

FOLLOW US | Get more from sacbee.com | Follow us on Twitter | Become a fan on Facebook | Watch Bee news, lifestyle videos | View our mobile versions | e-edition: Print edition online | What our bloggers are saying

Categories


November 2013

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
          1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30

Monthly Archives


Ask a question

Please use the form below to submit your question. Because there is a 100-word limit for questions, a word counter is located directly beneath the box where you enter the your question.

Name:
City:
 State:
E-mail:

49ers Question:

Your letter contains of 100 words allowed.  Count words


Your IP Address has been recorded as 152.52.255.247 and will be included with this submission.