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49ers vs. Cowboys: Examining San Francisco's allowed sack [GIF]

49ers vs. Cowboys: Examining San Francisco's allowed sack [GIF]

We're not ... we're not positive what Mike Iupati was supposed to be doing here. The San Francisco 49ers have some pretty significant issues along the offensive line. The defensive line isn't in a dire position itself, but the pass-rush also has some question marks. Against the Dallas Cowboys, both lines had their faults. Last season, I made some gifs and did some breakdowns of the sacks allowed by the 49ers, and I intend to do the same thing this season as well. Fortunately, the 49ers haven't given me much material to work with this week. With Mike Iupati struggling, Daniel Kilgore thrust...

Iupati: “I’m not going to worry about it. It’s something that is an easy fix.”

SANTA CLARA – Mike Iupati was interviewed next to his locker Monday afternoon. Here’s a transcript. Q: How’s your leg injury doing from last year? IUPATI: It’s getting better a little every day. Q: But it’s not totally at full strength yet? IUPATI: Well, I mean, it’s good. Q: Was it a technique issue for […]

Still smiling: Iupati not worried about subpar performance

Mike Iupati’s humor remained intact a day after he was torn up by Corey Liuget. Today, on the heels of a forgettable performance in a 21-7 win over the Chargers, the 49ers left guard was queried by a late-arriving reporter who had a question Iupati had probably fielded.
San Jose Mercury News Aug 25, 2014

49ers' Iupati gets tough love from Kaepernick

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick had a simple message for guard Mike Iupati after his poor performance Sunday: 'Do better
San Jose Mercury News Aug 25, 2014

Offensive line update: Iupati not worried about pass-protection woes; Kilgore ready for starting job

Guard Mike Iupati believes an easy fix to his technique will correct his pass-protection problems in  the 49ers 21-7 exhibition win Sunday over the Chargers.

Offensive line update: Iupati not worried about pass-protection woes; Kilgore ready for starting job

Guard Mike Iupati believes an “easy fix” to his technique will correct his pass-protection problems in  the 49ers’ 21-7 exhibition win Sunday over the Chargers. Iupati allowed a fumble-causing sack and another hit on quarterback Colin Kaepernick in the first… Continue Reading →
Sacramento Bee Aug 25, 2014
49ers film review: Why Iupati struggled; Winston wows at RB

49ers film review: Why Iupati struggled; Winston wows at RB

SANTA CLARA -- On the 49ers' first snap of the day, Corey Liuget beat a one-on-one block by Jonathan Martin (who had lined up on the overloaded left side of the offensive line) to hit Frank Gore for no gain. It set the tone for the rest of the quarter as the Chargers defensive line, especially Liuget, dominated the vaunted left side of San Francisco's line. To wit: Left guard Mike Iupati struggled more than anyone in Sunday’s win over the Chargers

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