Richie James

Richie James

Bio
Height/Weight: 5' 9"/185 lbs
Born:
College: Middle Tennessee State
Draft: 2018 7th round (22nd pick) by the
  • When a 49ers executive helped Robert Kraft choose between Pete Carroll and Bill Belichick
    SFChronicle.com

    When a 49ers executive helped Robert Kraft choose between Pete Carroll and Bill Belichick

    Last Sunday, the 49ers faced the Patriots and Bill Belichick, 68, a six-time Super Bowl champion who leads active NFL head coaches in wins (275). This Sunday, they will face the Seahawks and Pete Carroll, 69, a Super Bowl champion who leads active NFC head coaches in wins (138). Among the other similarities between Belichick and Carroll is this: They were the leading candidates to replace Bill Parcells as the Patriots’ head coach after the 1996 season and then-49ers President Carmen Policy playe...

  • 49ers set to face Russell Wilson at start of the 'you're dead' stage of his career
    SFChronicle.com

    49ers set to face Russell Wilson at start of the 'you're dead' stage of his career

    But as he readies to face the 49ers on Sunday, his first six games suggest he’s achieved a Manning-level of mastery. Consider: Wilson is on pace to throw 5,040 yards, which would rank 12th in NFL history, and toss 59 touchdowns, which would break Manning’s record of 55 set in 2013 when he was 37. When asked Wednesday if Wilson was better than ever, it was notable what Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said to explain how he’d reached another level: Everything Carroll discussed involved Wilson’s mind.

  • Do-everything LB Fred Warner helps stead banged-up 49ers D
    Houston Chronicle

    Do-everything LB Fred Warner helps stead banged-up 49ers D

    But it’s Warner who makes it easier on everyone else with his versatility to excel in coverage, against the run and as a blitzer. He also has an outstanding ability to diagnose plays and get the Niners into the proper defense no matter the situation. He’s special.