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San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis lobbies for Rob Chudzinski as OC

After jettisoning so much of their coaching staff once Jim Harbaugh left town, the San Francisco 49ers have a lot of positions to fill around the front office. One of the bigger ones is offensive coordinator. So who should they bring in to call the plays? If you ask tight end Vernon Davis, he’s all about Rob Chudzinksi: Chudzinksi has one year of head coaching experience with...
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How many pieces do the 49ers need to get back to the Super Bowl?

After three successful but ultimately disappointing seasons, the San Francisco 49ers took a major step back in 2014 and missed the playoffs. Meanwhile their most bitter rivals, the Seattle Seahawks, will face the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl on Sunday. They’re the top two seeds from their respective conferences and some people (present company included) predicted they...
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Geoffrey: The Jim Tomsula hiring is, in a word, unacceptable

The San Francisco 49ers troubles over internal strife and dysfunction over the past few years are now coming to light and after the hiring of Jim Tomsula, the team's defensive line coach according to Dante Geoffrey of the Times-Standard is unacceptable. Bringing in Tomsula was a safe choice, a player's coach who may get steamrolled by the strong personalities on the team and...
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Q&A about Greg Roman with @ninersnation

SANTA CLARA, CA – DECEMBER 28: San Francisco 49ers Offensive Coordinator Greg Roman walks onto the field during pregame warm ups against the Arizona Cardinals at Levi’s Stadium on December 28, 2014 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Don Feria/Getty Images) Greg Roman is the new offensive coordinator for the Bills. Wanna know more about him? We have David Fucillo from Niners...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers tab Eric Mangini as next defensive coordinator

According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the San Francisco 49ers are expected to name Eric Mangini defensive coordinator. The former head coach of the New York Jets and Cleveland Browns going  33-48 and served as the tight ends coach for the 49ers in 2014. However, his background is on the defensive side of the ball as Mangini is seen as a young bright mind who is well organized...
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Report: 49ers Hiring Eric Mangini As Defensive Coordinator

The San Francisco 49ers are reportedly hiring Eric Mangini as their new defensive coordinator. Former Jets and Browns HC Eric Mangini, who spent last season as SF’s TE coach, expected to be hired as 49ers’ DC, per sources. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 22, 2015   Photo Credit: Mangini only has one season of experience as a DC on his NFL résumé—back...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers to hire Mangini as new defensive coordinator

On the same day that the San Francisco 49ers hired Tony Sparano to be their new tight ends coach, they promoted another former NFL head coach to defensive coordinator. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, San Francisco has promoted Eric Mangini, who spent last season as the team’s tight ends coach, to defensive coordinator. While some will question why a coach that spent last...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick gets the Bad Lip Reading treatment

It may be hard to believe, but the NFL season will be over in just a couple weeks and we’ll have to find a way to fill the void on Sunday afternoons. One good thing about it is Bad Lip Reading’s year-end skewering of the NFL. In this season’s video, they spoofed San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, among many others: Hilarious. You may also be interested in:...
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49ers leaning towards Eric Mangini for vacant DC position

According to Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee, the 49ers are considering tight ends coach Eric Mangini for the vacant defensive coordinator position. Mangini was hired by the 49ers in 2013 as an offensive consultant; however, he's held the titles of head coach, defensive coordinator and defensive backs coach from 2000 to 2010. Mangini is looked upon around the league as a...
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2014 NFL Season Review - San Francisco 49ers Touches: Frank Gore finishes strong in San Fran

The 2014 San Francisco 49ers weren’t what we thought they were offensively. Heading into the season, there was mild optimism about the fantasy potential of Colin Kaepernick with a healthy compliment of weapons and another full season under his belt. Instead, the team failed to produce any fantasy stars while struggling to 19.1 points per game (6.4 points behind their 2013 mark...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: D.J. Campbell's Net Wall Explosive Pull-Up

NFL safety D.J. Campbell, previously with the 49ers and now a free agent, is definitely not counting himself out. Campbell recently posted a video of himself working out at Phase
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Jim Harbaugh Is Telling Recruits “Failing Isn’t An Option For Him” At Michigan, Will Work Harder Than He Ever Has

Michigan is already starting to experience the Jim Harbaugh effect on the recruiting trail.  While the Wolverines’ 2015 class currently ranks No. 93 in the country per 247 Sports Team Rankings, that number is expected to rise – greatly. The former San Francisco 49ers’ coach has been visiting with many top high school prospects. They all seem to love Harbaugh, especially the...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Lane Kiffin the 'front-runner' for 49ers OC job

Lane Kiffin had a very strong first season as offensive coordinator at Alabama, but according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, his time in Tuscaloosa may be coming to an end. Kiffin is reportedly a candidate to take the vacant offensive coordinator job on Jim Tomsula’s staff with the San Francisco 49ers.  Alabama OC Lane Kiffin is a front-runner for 49ers OC job. Colts special assistant...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Curious Case of Michael Crabtree

The dawn of the 2014 season brought with it much anticipation for the 49ers offense, its talent laden WR corps, and in particular Michael Crabtree. Finally healthy, following an injury plagued 2014 season best remembered for that Richard Sherman play in the NFC Championship game. The former Texas Tech Red Raider had fantasy owners drooling in anticipation at the sort of production...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Colin Kaepernick working with Kurt Warner this off-season

Since bursting on the scene in 2012, Colin Kaepernick has seen his statistics and his teams record headed in the wrong direction. With head coach Jim Harbaugh out and Jim Tomsula in, there are question-marks about Kaepernick’s future. Prior to the 49ers off-season in April, Kapernick will take part in an 11 week program with Kurt Warner and QB coach Dennis Gile that is designed...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: Does Jim Tomsula=Steve Kerr?

The San Francisco 49ers did something only a Jed York led football team would do. They conducted a false head coaching search when they already knew who their head coach would be. Jim Tomsula, a “Yes Man” to York, was as far back as last year the head coach in waiting. This though didn’t stop York and General Manager Trent Baalke from conducting interviews with numerous candidates...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers to fire nearly all coaches

So much for that continuity thing. According to Alex Marvez of Fox Sports, the San Francisco 49ers are planning to clean house after promoting defensive line coach Jim Tomsula to the head coaching gig. The report indicates that only running backs coach Tom Rathman will remain with the team. It’s been a wild day in Santa Clara. Initial reports on Wednesday indicated that the...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers Promote Jim Tomsula To Head Coach, Replace Jim Harbaugh

SAN FRANCISCO — The San Francisco 49ers have promoted longtime defensive line coach Jim Tomsula to head coach. The team said Tomsula will be formally introduced Thursday in a news conference that comes after a more than two-week search that ended right in house. Tomsula replaces Jim Harbaugh, who parted ways with the Niners on Dec. 28 in what the team...
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49ers set to promote Jim Tomsula to head coach

After numerous reports indicating that the team was prepared to hire Denver Broncos offensive coordinator Adam Gase as its new head coach, ESPN’s Adam Schefter is now reporting that the San Francisco 49ers plan to promite defensive line coach Jim Tomsula to that position.  Tomsula has been with the team for eight seasons and is well-liked around the locker room. He briefly served...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: Curious coaching search

We will have a coach hired within 7 to 10 days. This was the statement San Francisco 49ers General Manager Trent Baalke said at the end of the year press conference after Jim Harbaugh was fired. So far it has been almost two weeks and the 49ers have yet to hire a head coach. So what’s taking so long? Do the 49ers have a plan like everybody wants to believe, or are they going to...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers CEO Jed York is being sued for age discrimination

San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York is being sued for age discrimination, according to Howard Mintz of the Mercury News. York fired former facilities manager Anthony Lozano and former head of video operations Keith Yanagi in 2011 and 2012, allegedly because the organization wanted to go in a technology-driven direction with younger personnel. The lawsuit is arguing the 49ers violated...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan’s Jim Harbaugh Talked About His Affection For Khakis On ESPN’s “Mike & Mike” This Morning

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh appeared on ESPN’s Mike & Mike Tuesday morning.  The 51-year-old discussed a number of topics with Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic, but the conversation got most interesting (in our opinion) when Harbaugh’s fashion sense was brought up. Why does the former San Francisco 49ers’ coach love pleated khakis so much? Does he own any other type of...
Via College Spun
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Whom should the San Francisco 49ers hire next?

The San Francisco 49ers are in the search for a new head coach. An organization which has reached the NFC Championship game three times in the past four years is going in a different direction, moving on from Jim Harbaugh. Harbaugh is unquestionably one of the best coaches at any level of football, but was fired after going 8-8 in 2014. The split is anything but surprising, with...
Via This Given Sunday
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh wants to know who leaked stories to media

Jim Harbaugh never stood a chance with the San Francisco 49ers in 2014, and a leaky locker room didn’t help. The Niners had to attempt to remain focused in a tough NFC West division while countless stories about Harbaugh losing his locker room surfaced. Who was the rat? One theory is that 49ers GM Trent...Read More
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

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