Jim Harbaugh compares Vernon Davis to an olive jar

There’s coach speak, and there’s Jim Harbaugh speak. The latter came out Friday in reference to struggling 49ers tight end Vernon Davis, who, apparently, is comparable to a jar of olives. “I just feel like he’s ready to break out,” Harbaugh said of Davis, via Profootballtalk.com. “I really do. You use the old olive jar…

Jim Harbaugh lambastes officials for ‘crazy, wild calls’

Despite instructions from the NFL which warn against critiquing the replacement officials, 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh couldn’t help himself when discussing the team’s second preseason game. Following the Niners’ 20-9 loss to the Texans Saturday night, Harbaugh took issue with head referee Wayne Elliot and his crew, saying there were some “crazy, wild calls” and…

Harbaugh defends A.J. Jenkins, bashes ‘clueless’ critics

This past April, the 49ers pulled off a bit of a head-scratcher, selecting receiver A.J. Jenkins with their first-round draft pick, No. 30 overall. It’s not to say Jenkins isn’t a good football player — his highly-productive college resume speaks for itself — but many expected the club to go in a fairly different direction….

Jim Harbaugh: Niners never chased Peyton Manning

Now that the 49ers have gone all in with Alex Smith, coach Jim Harbaugh took the time to dismiss a popular notion of who he supposedly wanted under center. While addressing reporters Wednesday, Harbaugh stated the team was never seriously interested in signing then-free agent quarterback Peyton Manning this offseason, calling it an “erroneous perception”…

Steve Young: 49ers will ‘probably’ sign Peyton Manning

With the 49ers recently emerging as a mystery candidate in the Peyton Manning sweepstakes, one former San Fran signal-caller, who, you know, was pretty good in his own right, gave his two cents on where #18 might end up. His opinion … well, was not too surprising. Appearing on SportsCenter, Hall of Fame quarterback Steve…