Bruce Arians: Hit on Drew Stanton was ‘cheap shot’

For the second straight week, Drew Stanton got it done. The Cardinals’ backup quarterback, filling in for the injured Carson Palmer, threw for 244 yards and two touchdowns against the 49ers, helping the team improve to 3-0. Along the way, however, Stanton was the victim of a brutal hit by Niners linebacker Dan Skuta —…

49ers’ Alex Boone reportedly offered to play for $1

Alex Boone’s recent holdout was well-documented, but an interesting twist in the saga slipped through the cracks. A source tells Profootballtalk.com that the 49ers guard offered to play the 2014 season for $1. The proposal, which the team declined, was contingent on Boone becoming a free agent in the offseason. Per the CBA, Boone couldn’t…

Pete Carroll chides Jim Harbaugh: ‘We love beating him’

There’s nothing quite like a little June trash talk to stoke those rivalry fires. During the Seahawks’ annual Town Hall on Wednesday, coach Pete Carroll took a jab at 49ers head man/arch nemesis Jim Harbaugh, saying he’s “a great coach and we love beating him,” per the Seattle Times. The quote, which “ended with an…