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Notebook: LBs get an earful from Singletary

NaVorro Bowman (AP/Paul Sakuma)

Michael Crabtree and Vernon Davis again sit out practice with injuries, but coach Mike Singletary said he won't rush his stars back. Both are day to day.

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – One of the toughest things about being a rookie linebacker for the San Francisco 49ers is that your coach is Mike Singletary, a Hall of Fame linebacker who played with unmatched intensity. On Thursday, Singletary – who is typically quiet during practices – was particularly animated with several young linebackers during a man-to-man coverage drill against the team's running... Recommended Stories