Trent Baalke

Extra Point
Don’t Panic, Niners Fans
Don’t Panic Yet, Niners Fans
The reaction to what’s happening with the 49ers ranges from outrage to despair, but remember—there are no winners or losers in March. Let’s allow the process play out, and see the on-field product, before making any final judgments
By Greg A. Bedard
Going Long
The Intimidating Presence of 49ers GM Trent Baalke
The Intimidating Presence of 49ers GM Trent Baalke
San Francisco’s football boss has traded his stopwatch for a tailored suit, but the longtime scout remains a road warrior and a film study aficionado who refuses to waste time or tip his hand on what’s next. But the man always has big plans
By Greg A. Bedard
Weekend Notes
These Guys Don’t Wear Flowers in Their Hair
These Guys Don’t Wear Flowers in Their Hair
San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh and GM Trent Baalke are supremely competitive, confident individuals who often bypass pleasantries and sometimes disagree on important football matters. But a power struggle? Both deny it
By Greg A. Bedard
On Further Review
The Man With A Plan In San Fran
The Man With A Plan In San Fran
No, not Jim Harbaugh. As the announcement of 2014 compensatory draft picks shows, 49ers GM Trent Baalke is building a lasting winner in Northern California. Plus, more news and rumors from the NFL annual meeting and reader email
By Peter King
Weekend Notes
No Win-Win Situation
No Win-Win Situation
The 49ers got back on track with a victory over the Rams on Thursday. But that doesn’t excuse them for losing their way with Aldon Smith ... plus 11 thoughts about emerging teams, falling players and trends around the league
By Greg A. Bedard