HOUSTON, TEXAS (But The Game Is On) – – – 6 plays.
After a couple of weeks of speculation as to how many snaps rookie wide receiver Michael Crabtree would be in on in his debut, Crabtree could be found standing on the sidelines for just six of the San Fransisco 49ers snaps.
San Fransisco 49ers rookie wide receiver Michael Crabtree is going to start the first game of his NFL career next week against the Houston Texans, according to Matt Maiocco of The Press Democrat.
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San Fransisco 49ers head coach Mike Singletary said today that rookie wide receiver Michael Crabtree will make his season debut in his home stat of Texas against the Houston Texans next week, according to Matt Maiocco of Santa Rosa Press Democrat.
Crabtree is staying after practice during the bye week, catching passes from back-up QB Alex Smith, who has been getting full reps with the first team squad, and getting assistance from running back Frank Gore. Crabtree is working extremely hard to acclimate himself to the lifestyle of an NFL player.
“Every day he gets out here and every rep that he takes, makes him just that much better,” Singletary said. “He’s been studying his tail off, and it shows out here. He doesn’t have a whole lot of questions on the field. He’s running the right routes and doing the right things. It’s just a matter of taking every step with every second, every minute, to get him up to speed.”
Crabtree answered some questions at his locker today which Maiocco documented. Hit the jump for a transcript. Continue reading…
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