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  • newReport: Kevin O’Connell will coach quarterbacks in Washington

    Report: Kevin O’Connell will coach quarterbacks in Washington

    The Redskins will hire Kevin O’Connell as their new quarterbacks coach, Bruce Feldman of FOX Sports reported Friday. The team has not announced the move, nor has it announced a replacement for offensive coordinator Sean McVay after he became head coach of the Rams. The hiring of O’Connell would indicate that head coach Jay Gruden…
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  • Jim Tomsula interviews with Saints for position coach job

    Jim Tomsula interviews with Saints for position coach job

    We asked for it, and now we have it. According to Alex Marvez of the Sporting News, former 49ers head coach Jim Tomsula has interviewed with the Saints for their vacant defensive line coaching gig. The Saints are looking for someone to replace Bill Johnson, who was fired as part of a staff shakeup there.…
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  • Report: Chip Kelly met with Bill Belichick

    Report: Chip Kelly met with Bill Belichick

    The Jaguars decided against hiring Chip Kelly as their head coach or offensive coordinator. His next conversation was with a team that’s been slightly more successful. According to Chris Mortensen of ESPN, the former Eagles and 49ers head coach went to New England to meet with coach Bill Belichick after the Jacksonville thing fell through. It’s…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Jan 17, 11:14am -
  • 49ers may have to adjust on the fly, again

    49ers may have to adjust on the fly, again

    The ever-shifting hiring standards for the 49ers may be shifting yet again. With Packers executive and presumed 49ers G.M. favorite Brian Gutekunst opting to withdraw from consideration and stay put in Green Bay, the 49ers could be adjusting their focus. Which could result in more candidates emerging. Initially, the 49ers wanted to hire a G.M.…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Jan 17, 10:58am -
  • Brian Gutekunst withdraws from 49ers G.M. search

    Brian Gutekunst withdraws from 49ers G.M. search

    There were two Packers executives included among the candidates for the 49ers General Manager job, but it appears neither one of them will be making the move to Santa Clara. A day after director of football operations Eliot Wolf withdrew from the search, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that director of player personnel Brian Gutekunst…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Jan 17, 9:16am -
  • Pursuit of Vic Fangio says plenty about 49ers search

    Pursuit of Vic Fangio says plenty about 49ers search

    The 49ers may not like their neighbors to the not-too-distant north, but they currently seem to be trying to take a page from the playbook of long-time Raiders owner Al Davis. How else can anyone explain the decision to pursue a defensive coordinator before hiring a head coach? Well, here’s how it can be explained.…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Jan 17, 8:21am -
  • Kyle Shanahan: No deal yet, focusing on Packers this week

    Kyle Shanahan: No deal yet, focusing on Packers this week

    Kyle Shanahan admitted being distracted. For the five minutes it took him to get ready for a press conference, anyway. Via Jeff Schultz of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Falcons offensive coordinator said all the right things about not having a deal in place with the 49ers yet and all his focus being on Sunday’s NFC…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Jan 17, 3:10am -
  • Report: 49ers denied by Bears in pursuit of Vic Fangio for defensive coordinator

    Report: 49ers denied by Bears in pursuit of Vic Fangio for defensive coordinator

    Even though he’s not officially the head coach yet, the San Francisco 49ers are in the process of assembling a coaching staff for presumptive new coach Kyle Shanahan. However, that coaching staff will not include defensive coordinator Vic Fangio. According to Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle, the 49ers had interest in bringing Fangio…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 17, 11:28pm -
  • 49ers may have trouble hiring a G.M.

    49ers may have trouble hiring a G.M.

    As the 49ers continue to look for a G.M. who, as a practical matter, will be working for coach Kyle Shanahan, the 49ers could be facing a different set of challenges. If control over the roster was promised to Shanahan in order to get him to take the job at a time when everyone else had…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 17, 4:30pm -
  • Eliot Wolf withdraws from 49ers G.M. search

    Eliot Wolf withdraws from 49ers G.M. search

    If the 49ers were down to four finalists for their General Manager position, they’re down to three now. According to Tom Pelissero of USA Today, Packers executive Eliot Wolf has pulled out of the hunt for San Francisco’s General Manager position. That usually means he wasn’t going to get it, and Wolf apparently got a…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 17, 9:33am -

Scout.com - San Francisco 49ers

  • Marshall says he's underpaid and he's right

    Marshall says he's underpaid and he's right

    Brandon Marshall says he's underpaid, he's right but he's worth more to another team than he is to the Jets
    - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 17, 3:46pm -
  • 4 teams have more than $20M in carryover

    4 teams have more than $20M in carryover

    The NFL Players Association released the amount of salary-cap dollars each team can carry over into their 2017 salary cap, with four teams having more than $20 million and five teams under $1 million.
    - 3 days ago, 18 Jan 17, 6:01pm -
  • Five Takeaways: Hiring of Justin Wilcox

    Five Takeaways: Hiring of Justin Wilcox

    Five takeaways from the introduction of Cal's newest head coach, Justin Wilcox, from farming to offensive scheme to defensive coaches to a (very immediate) return to local recruiting.
    - 4 days ago, 18 Jan 17, 2:57am -
  • Should Denver Explore A Philip Rivers Trade?

    Should Denver Explore A Philip Rivers Trade?

    The Broncos won a Super Bowl with one veteran transplant at quarterback. Could they repeat history with Philip Rivers?
    - 4 days ago, 17 Jan 17, 11:01pm -
  • Joseph's Fate Now Linked To Lynch's Success

    Joseph's Fate Now Linked To Lynch's Success

    Unfair as it might be, Vance Joseph and Paxton Lynch are now in the same boat. Will they sink or swim?
    - 6 days ago, 15 Jan 17, 12:43pm -
  • Broncos Hire Joseph: What They're Saying

    Broncos Hire Joseph: What They're Saying

    With the news that the Broncos have hired Vance Joseph to be their 16th head coach, people around the league have begun to weigh in.
    - 10 days ago, 11 Jan 17, 2:38pm -
  • Broncos Wrap Up Interview With Vance Joseph

    Broncos Wrap Up Interview With Vance Joseph

    The Broncos have completed their interview with Miami Defensive Coordinator Vance Joseph.
    - 11 days ago, 10 Jan 17, 3:27pm -
  • Bear Republic: Coaching Search Edition

    Bear Republic: Coaching Search Edition

    We discuss the reasons behind Sonny Dykes's firing, what Cal is looking for in a new head coach and all of the top candidates for the spot in the Bear Republic Podcast: Coaching Search Edition.
    - 12 days ago, 9 Jan 17, 3:05pm -
  • Cal Coaching Hot Board

    Cal Coaching Hot Board

    With the firing of Cal head coach Sonny Dykes, and one Athletic Department source saying the Bears would want a coach "yesterday," we've got your coaching hot board.
    - 13 days ago, 8 Jan 17, 7:05pm -
  • Is Kyle Shanahan Head Coach Material?

    Is Kyle Shanahan Head Coach Material?

    The young, offensive-coordinator-turned-head-coach archetype has been a mixed bag.
    - 13 days ago, 8 Jan 17, 6:04pm -

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  • 49ers DC Search: Latest News, Rumors, Speculation on Position

    49ers DC Search: Latest News, Rumors, Speculation on Position

    As the San Francisco 49ers wait to hire a head coach and continue their search for a general manager, the team is also busy trying to build a coaching staff. Continue for updates.49ers Reportedly Pursuing BradleyFriday, Jan. 20Former Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley wanted to be the defensive coordinator for former 49ers head coach candidate Tom Cable in San Francisco, but the 49ers are still targeting him to fill the position and have increased their offer, per Michael Silver of NFL.com.Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area provided more insight into the 49ers' interest in Bradley: …
    - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 17, 5:01pm -

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  • newPackers add WR depth, sign Max McCaffrey from practice squad (The Associated Press)
    GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- The Green Bay Packers have signed rookie receiver Max McCaffrey from the practice squad, adding depth at a position plagued by injuries ahead of Sunday's NFC championship game against the Atlanta Falcons.
    - 27 mins ago, 21 Jan 17, 2:41pm -
  • Ravens' Orr, 24, retires over spinal issue (AFP)
    Baltimore Ravens top tackler Zach Orr retired from the NFL on Friday at age 24 after learning last month of a congenital neck/spine condition. Orr, a third-year linebacker, discovered the condition after suffering two herniated discs atop his vertebrae making a tackle late in a 31-27 Christmas Day loss to Pittsburgh. Doctors conducted a CAT scan that revealed his condition, which puts him at risk of death or serious injury should he play again.
    - 1 day ago, 20 Jan 17, 11:24am -
  • Ravens lose leading tackler Zach Orr to surprising retirement after just three seasons (Shutdown Corner)
    Baltimore Ravens linebacker Zach Orr missed the team’s Week 17 game with what the team said was a neck injury. The Ravens were already eliminated from a playoff spot. The Baltimore media didn’t make a big deal out of it.
    - 1 day ago, 20 Jan 17, 6:39am -
  • Chicago Bears hire 3 assistant coaches (The Associated Press)
    LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears have hired three new assistant coaches.
    - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 17, 5:11pm -
  • Falcons' Shanahan will have another meeting with 49ers (The Associated Press)
    Kyle Shanahan remains focused on helping the Falcons win their first Super Bowl championship. No matter what happens, Atlanta's offensive coordinator appears certain to land his first head coaching job. Shanahan said Thursday he plans to talk again with the San Francisco 49ers about their coaching vacancy, with all signs pointing to him landing the position.
    - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 17, 4:14pm -
  • NFL-National Football League roundup (Reuters)
    The Oakland Raiders filed relocation paperwork to move to Las Vegas on Thursday, setting in motion the process to become the third NFL team since January 2016 to change markets. The proposal comes one week after the Chargers announced their decision to relocate from San Diego to Los Angeles, one year removed from the Rams moving to L.A. from St. Louis. - - Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck underwent surgery on his right shoulder to repair a two-year old injury.
    - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 17, 3:38pm -
  • 4 QBs left have unique talents - but they also have flaws (The Associated Press)
    - Tom Brady's career AFC championship game stats hardly should scare an opposing defense, nor should his deep-throw efficiency in the playoffs. - Ben Roethlisberger becomes rather ordinary when being blitzed. - Aaron Rodgers is hardly the king of the fourth-quarterback comeback , no matter his recent Hail Mary completions and a certain final-seconds, throw-on-the-run play.
    - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 17, 3:34pm -
  • Cowboys' Garrett takes coaching honor (AFP)
    Jason Garrett, who guided a young Dallas Cowboys team to the best regular-season record in the NFL, was named coach of the year by the Professional Football Writers of America on Thursday. The coach of the year honor was a first for Garrett and the third for the Cowboys, whose legendary coach Tom Landry was the PFWA's first honoree in 1966. Garrett's Cowboys overcame the pre-season loss to injury of veteran quarterback Tony Romo, with rookie quarterback Dak Prescott and first-year running back Ezekiel Elliott propelling the club to a franchise-best 11 straight wins in the regular season.
    - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 17, 12:45pm -
  • Beckham tops NFLer on Twitter, Kaepernick 49th (The Associated Press)
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. , had the most engagement on Twitter among NFL players this season, while Colin Kaepernick was only a surprising 49th.
    - 3 days ago, 18 Jan 17, 1:48pm -
  • How much unused salary cap money is your team rolling over to 2017? Not as much as the Browns (Shutdown Corner)
    NFL teams that don’t spend all their salary cap space in an offseason aren’t necessarily being cheap (though, some are). Cleveland is carrying over $50,123,269, according to figures released by the NFLPA. The Jacksonville Jaguars will carry over a little more than $39 million, the San Francisco 49ers have more than $38 million and the Tennessee Titans have about $24 million in carryover.
    - 3 days ago, 18 Jan 17, 11:49am -

NinersNation.com

  • newCould Kirk Cousins be an option?

    Could Kirk Cousins be an option?

    The pairing with his old offensive coordinator, Kyle Shanahan in San Francisco makes sense, but could the 49ers pursue it? Kyle Shanahan isn’t even head coach yet and people are already looking forward on how to fix their dismal roster. One of the key positions no doubt to be looked at will be quarterback. Colin Kaepernick can opt out for free agency, Blaine Gabbert has completed his contract, and with the number 2 pick, there’s still little to offer as far as quarterback prospects until draft research is done. The free agency class isn’t much better unless you can think of Ryan…
    - 38 mins ago, 21 Jan 17, 2:30pm -
  • newWhy you want the Packers to go the Super Bowl

    Why you want the Packers to go the Super Bowl

    Several reasons why you should be hoping the Packers eliminate the Falcons - Part 2 of 4 There is one giant reason 49er Faithful should be cheering for the Packers to advance to the Super Bowl: to move forward in the hiring of Kyle Shanahan as their head coach. The faster the Falcons are eliminated from the post season, the faster they can start assembling a coaching staff in Santa Clara. It would unfortunately give the Packers a fifth championship, matching the 49ers, but getting a staff together is imperative. Two important opportunities to see players that have declared for the draf…
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  • newColts GM Ryan Grigson relieved of duties

    Colts GM Ryan Grigson relieved of duties

    Grigson relieved of duties, no word on Chuck Pagano according to Adam Schefter And then there were two. The San Francisco 49ers have been taking their time hiring a general manager as a result of the delay in being able to hire Kyle Shanahan. There was no competition for GMs until now. Adam Schefter is now reporting that Colts GM Ryan Grigson has been relieved of his duties and owner Jim Irsay will have a press conference to make it official later this evening. Colts have relieved GM Ryan Grigson of his duties, league source tells ESPN.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 21, 20…
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  • new2017 NFL free agency: Breaking down the Tampa Bay Buccaneers cap space, potential free agents

    2017 NFL free agency: Breaking down the Tampa Bay Buccaneers cap space, potential free agents

    The San Francisco 49ers will have a ton of cap space. We’re going to take a look at the potential free agents for the 31 other teams around the NFL. I will be doing a series of articles that will be taking a methodical team by team approach to next year’s possible free agents. I will be starting with the team that has the least amount of salary cap space and ending with the team with the most. I will try to give a brief description of as many of the possible free agents as I can. I will also be looking for players that might be salary cap cuts in order for their teams to make room to…
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  • newWhy you want the Steelers to go to the Super Bowl

    Why you want the Steelers to go to the Super Bowl

    The 49ers have long been eliminated from the post season, so who should you want to win? Part 1 of 4 Do I really need to explain why you should want the team facing the Patriots to win? If you need a reason, or a dozen, I’m at your service to give you what you need to make an educated decision. Other than wanting an entertaining game, akin to last weeks Dallas vs. Green Bay match up, you should also want New England to lose. If not only for Josh McDaniels and Nick Cesario spurning the advances of the 49ers in a football franchise version of speed dating, you don’t want to give the P…
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  • new2017 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl: TV schedule, game time, 2017 NFL Draft prospects to watch

    2017 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl: TV schedule, game time, 2017 NFL Draft prospects to watch

    We highlight and profile the 2017 NFL draft-eligible prospects from the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl on Saturday, January 21. The 2016 college football regular season and post-season have come and gone, which means the NFL draft season is upon us; therefore, let the uncontrolled giddiness commence! In the next two weeks, three college football all-star games will help NFL talent evaluators, draft analysts, and couch GM's decipher the best of the best senior prospects in this years' draft class. For those selected few seniors, it's their last chance to play collegiate football competitively agai…
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  • new2017 East-West Shrine Game: TV schedule, game time, 2017 NFL Draft prospects to watch

    2017 East-West Shrine Game: TV schedule, game time, 2017 NFL Draft prospects to watch

    A quick view at draft prospects for the 49ers in the upcoming East-West Shrine game. Today is the 92nd annual East-West Shrine Game. This is a great opportunity for NFL teams to get a good look at lesser known prospects. The prospects themselves get to showcase their talents in front of the NFL teams and the fans get to watch some football and try their hand at scouting NFL players. WIN-WIN-WIN. The Game will be played at 12 p.m. PT time (Noon for us on the west coast) and will be aired on NFL Network.The Niners have several positions of need so I’ve done some quick and simple scoutin…
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  • newNFL Network’s Ian Rapoport provides some perspective on KNBR

    NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport provides some perspective on KNBR

    The NFL Network Reporter was on KNBR to discuss the current state of the San Francisco 49ers coaching search. You can listen to the full interview here. The Brian Gutekunst withdrawal from the San Francisco 49ers general manager search hurts. It doesn’t help much when Eliot Wolf, Chris Ballard and others were bowing out or outright refusing interviews too. A lot of it is leading to the 49ers being an unattractive job, especially when there’s speculation that they will be giving lone candidate Kyle Shanahan everything to come to Santa Clara. Ian Rapoport was on KNBR to provide some…
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  • Kyle Shanahan almost certain to become 49ers' new head coach
    The 49ers have offered Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan their vacant head coaching job, and Shanahan is almost certain to agree, according to Michael Silver.
    - 4 days ago, 17 Jan 17, 11:33pm -
  • Falcons OC Kyle Shanahan the favorite for 49ers' job
    With Josh McDaniels out of the running for the open 49ers head coaching job, Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan is now the favorite to take over in San Francisco.
    - 5 days ago, 16 Jan 17, 9:19am -
  • Josh McDaniels staying put with Patriots
    Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels took his name out of the running for the lone head coaching job still open in San Francisco. McDaniels can now focus on New England's upcoming AFC title game.
    - 5 days ago, 16 Jan 17, 8:43am -
  • Adam Sandler's friend offers to purchase 49ers
    If you're a 49ers fan frustrated by the team's direction and believe the organization needs new blood to blaze the trail back to relevance, we point you in the direction of your possible salvation.
    - 19 days ago, 2 Jan 17, 3:20pm -
  • Niners CEO Jed York: 'You don't dismiss owners'
    San Francisco 49ers owner Jed York faced a feisty Bay Area media on Monday after firing general manager Trent Baalke and coach Chip Kelly. York hit the reset button to re-establish the team's culture.
    - 19 days ago, 2 Jan 17, 11:39am -
  • York: 49ers 'hit reset' to re-establish winning culture
    In the wake of firing head coach Chip Kelly and general manager Trent Baalke, San Francisco 49ers owner Jed York says the team needed a full reset in order to get back to a championship culture.
    - 19 days ago, 2 Jan 17, 4:40am -
  • Niners GM Trent Baalke says he's been fired; is Chip Kelly next?
    The San Francisco 49ers have fired Trent Baalke, the general manager confirms during a radio interview. Niners coach Chip Kelly is expected to be fired by the team, Ian Rapoport reports.
    - 20 days ago, 1 Jan 17, 1:43pm -
  • Carlos Hyde suffers MCL injury, to miss last game
    Running back Carlos Hyde suffered a serious MCL sprain that will knock him out of the Week 17 tilt versus the Seattle Seahawks, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported.
    - 26 days ago, 26 Dec 16, 6:12am -
  • Niners sign tight end Vance McDonald to extension
    The 49ers have signed Vance McDonald to a five-year extension through the 2021 season. The new deal is worth $35 million, a source informed told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport.
    - 43 days ago, 9 Dec 16, 7:02pm -
  • Colin Kaepernick to start Sunday for 49ers vs. Jets
    After being benched in the fourth quarter of Sunday's loss to the Bears, Colin Kaepernick will get his starting job back for the 49ers as they face the Jets on Sunday.
    - 46 days ago, 6 Dec 16, 10:45am -

Yardbarker.com - 49ers

  • newEast-West Shrine Game: 5 NFL Draft Prospects the 49ers Should Watch
    The 92nd East-West Shrine game kicks off on Saturday, January 21. Here are five NFL Draft prospects the San Francisco 49ers should watch over the course of the contest.   The San Francisco 49ers certainly need an infusion of talent via the NFL Draft, and the 2017 East-West Shrine game should give ample opportunity to […]East-West Shrine Game: 5 NFL Draft Prospects the 49ers Should Watch - Niner Noise - Niner Noise - A San Francisco 49ers Blog
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Jan 17, 10:00am -
  • Report: 49ers upping offer for Gus Bradley to coordinate defense
    The San Francisco have their eyes set on hiring Gus Bradley to coordinate their defense, presumably under Kyle Shanahan this upcoming season.Mike Silver of NFL Network reports that, while Bradley initially rebuffed the team’s offer after Tom Cable dropped out of the race for head coach, the 49ers are upping their offer to him in order to secure his services.If the 49ers were to land Bradley along with Shanahan, it would have to be considered some seriously good news for the organization. For as bad as Bradley was as the head coach with the Jacksonville Jaguars, he was tremendous coordinati…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Jan 17, 1:44pm -
  • Report: 49ers could target Kirk Cousins in trade that includes No. 2 overall pick
    With the reports swirling that Kyle Shanahan will almost certainly become the next head coach of the San Francisco 49ers, one of his former quarterbacks now comes into focus as an option for the 49ers. Shanahan worked with Kirk Cousins for two seasons during his stay with the Washington Redskins, and the quarterback could be heavily pursued by San Francisco this offseason.“If Cousins is available, the 49ers would pursue him as hard as they’ve pursued Shanahan,” wrote ESPN’s Adam Schefter. “Even if Washington tags Cousins, San Francisco could attempt to pry him loose in a trade with a…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Jan 17, 10:48am -
  • Report: Bears block 49ers’ move for DC Vic Fangio
    There’s technically no head coach or general manager in San Francisco right now, but that’s apparently not stopping the 49ers from attempting to fill out their coaching staff.Likely under the direction of presumptive new 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan, the team reportedly reached out to Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio to take the same role in San Francisco. It was at that point that the Bears blocked their NFC rival. There is a whole heck of a lot to look at here. First off, Fangio exited the 49ers after they parted ways with then head coach Jim Harbaugh following the 2014 s…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Jan 17, 5:00am -
  • Report: Falcons coaches told Shanahan is 49ers' new coach
    Nothing will be official until the Atlanta Falcons’ season ends, but Atlanta offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan is a virtual lock to be the next coach of the San Francisco 49ers. Starting with owner Arthur Blank, the entire Falcons organization knows how much Shanahan will be missed.Still, Atlanta’s other assistants were happy to see Shanahan get promoted.“Dan Quinn kind of announced it to the group,” Mike Silver of NFL.com said (h/t Niners Nation). “I don’t know if people broke into a round of applause, but it was a glorious moment at the Falcons’ facility. They’re super s…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Jan 17, 12:23pm -
  • Tom Cable dropping out of 49ers HC search
    And then there was one. The San Francisco 49ers are down to one serious candidate for their vacant head coaching spot now that Seattle Seahawks offensive line coach Tom Cable has dropped out of the search.Cable’s agent, Doug Hendrickson, passed along this news Tuesday.Just spoke with my client Tom Cable and he is reaffirming his commitment to the Seahawks. He wishes to thank the 49ers for the consideration— Doug Hendrickson (@DHendrickson41) January 17, 2017This decision was made public just minutes after reports came out that the 49ers would be offering the head coaching spot to Kyle…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Jan 17, 3:13pm -
  • Report: 49ers plan to offer Kyle Shanahan head coaching job
    Only one team of the six NFL franchises with vacancies has not yet made a head coaching hire, and that is because they reportedly are waiting on one in particular.The San Francisco 49ers want to offer Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan their head coaching job and are willing to wait until Atlanta’s season is over to do so.49ers plan to offer their HC job to Falcons' OC Kyle Shanahan whenever Atlanta’s season ends, sources tell ESPN. Willing to wait for him.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 17, 2017San Francisco reportedly will get GM candidates together with Shanahan…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Jan 17, 2:50pm -
  • Report: 'Good chance' Chip Kelly gets offer from Jaguars
    Chip Kelly was in Jacksonville Monday interviewing for the team’s open offensive coordinator position, and a report indicates there is a good chance he’ll get an offer.Chip Kelly went into #Jaguars OC job interview believing he was going get an offer. Has some assistant hires ready. Good chance it happens.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January 16, 2017Kelly might have good reason to believe he’ll get the offer for the job. He was interviewed for the team’s head coaching vacancy before that position was given to interim head coach Doug Marrone. The man running the show now is former N…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Jan 17, 12:04pm -
  • Report: 49ers focusing their efforts on hiring Kyle Shanahan
    With Josh McDaniels having confirmed on Monday that he will remain with the New England Patriots in 2017, the San Francisco 49ers are reportedly zeroing in on Kyle Shanahan as their next head coach.The 49ers announced over the weekend that they interviewed Seattle Seahawks offensive line coach Tom Cable for the job, but ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Shanahan is their top target now.49ers are - and have been - honing in on hiring Falcons OC Kyle Shanahan as their HC, per sources.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 16, 2017Shanahan, whose father Mike was the offensive coordinat…
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  • McDaniels reportedly dropping out of 49ers’ coaching search
    The San Francisco 49ers are not going to be hiring Josh McDaniels as their next head coach, and that decision was reportedly one that was made by McDaniels himself.Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reported on Monday that McDaniels has withdrawn his name from consideration in San Francisco. McDaniels interviewed for the job and was said to be the front-runner, but he has four young children and is hesitant to uproot his family to move across the country.Several reporters confirmed that McDaniels will remain with the Patriots in 2017.Even though he interviewed for 49ers HC job, Josh McDaniels…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Jan 17, 8:29am -

SFGate.com - 49ers Blog

  • 49ers search podcast – Will it be different this time?
    The 49ers off-seasons have out-paced their on-seasons lately, with their constant hirings of coaching staff and now, a new general manager. Will the team break their pattern of hiring four coaches in four seasons? Here a podcast on how it could be different this time
    - 15 days ago, 6 Jan 17, 9:51am -
  • The 49ers promised Chip Kelly three years as coach. Why did they fire him?
    A year ago, CEO Jed York said the newly hired Chip Kelly would have at least three years to establish himself as the next 49ers head coach. Within in a year, he was fired. So what happened? Here are the reasons Kelly was a one-and-done coach. .
    - 18 days ago, 3 Jan 17, 9:43am -
  • Live game coverage: 49ers finish season against Seahawks
    The 49ers' season comes to a close on New Year's Day with a 1:25 p.m. game against the Seahawks. Catch all the action, analysis and stats live here throughout the game.
    - 21 days ago, 31 Dec 16, 8:00am -
  • Colin Kaepernick very much open to returning to the 49ers
    Will quarterback Colin Kaepernick return to the 49ers? That’s unknown, however those close to Kaepernick said the door to return is very much open. Kaepernick wasn’t pleased last month when a story surfaced on NFL.com saying that he would opt out of his 2017 contract. Kaepernick adamantly told sfgate.com that he had not made a
    - 23 days ago, 29 Dec 16, 9:30pm -
  • Here’s what the 49ers should do to fix their quarterback situation
    The 49ers are on the verge of firing general manager Trent Baalke, and it’s possible Chip Kelly could be fired as well. An underlying reason for the possible demise of these two men is the 49ers’ inability to draft and groom a viable quarterback. Consequently, here are three things the 49ers should consider to repair
    - 24 days ago, 28 Dec 16, 4:00am -
  • Live game coverage: 49ers take on the Rams
    Will the 49ers give Niner nation an early Christmas present with a win over the Rams on Christmas Eve? Join us for live commentary, stats and analysis throughout the game. Coverage starts at 1 p.m.
    - 28 days ago, 24 Dec 16, 8:48am -
  • What is Colin Kaepernick’s future with the 49ers?
    Ryan Sakamoto of ninerfans.com talks with me about the future of Colin Kaepernick and how Kaepernick’s personality has changed this year. Check it Out
    - 30 days ago, 22 Dec 16, 11:24am -
  • What will happen to key 49ers figures after the season ends? Here are the answers.
    As this dismal 49ers season nears a close, pressing questions are hovering around the how the team moves forward. Here are some of the answers to the team’s questions.
    - 32 days ago, 20 Dec 16, 3:57pm -
  • Podcast: Eric Branch and I discuss the ’78 49ers and who stays and who goes
    Eric Branch wrote a brilliant story about 2-14 1978 49ers team, the last year of OJ Simpson’s career. Believe it or not, they were more dysfunctional than this year’s group. We also discuss the futures of Trent Baalke and Chip Kelly. Take a listen
    - 32 days ago, 20 Dec 16, 10:57am -
  • Live game coverage: 49ers take on the Falcons
    The 49ers head into Atlanta as 13.5-point underdogs, hoping to avoid their 13th loss of the season. Join us for live updates, commentary and chatting with fellow fans. Coverage starts at 12:30 p.m.
    - 34 days ago, 18 Dec 16, 9:08am -

SFGate.com - 49ers News

  • newReport: 49ers’ DC target Gus Bradley lands with Chargers
    On Friday, ESPN reported the former Jaguars head coach was hired as the Chargers defensive coordinator after he was aggressively recruited by the 49ers.[...] the NFL Network reported Friday the 49ers persisted and raised their contract offer to Bradley, who was the Seahawks defensive coordinator from 2009-12 prior to his 14-48 tenure as Jacksonville’s head coach.With Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan expected to be the next head coach, the 49ers’ next defensive coordinator figures to have complete autonomy.
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Jan 17, 10:03am -
  • new49ers radio analyst: York will feel more comfortable with Shanahan
    49ers radio analyst:Kyle Shanahan, 37, is in line to become the second-youngest NFL head coach and his youth makes him a peer of 49ers CEO Jed York.At least it is in the estimation of 49ers radio analyst Tim Ryan, who provided interesting insight on KNBR today regarding York’s relationships with previous head coaches Jim Harbaugh, 53, and Chip Kelly, 53.Not afraid, but ‘Man, should I ask this question to this guy?’ Because those guys walk around like you ask them anything it’s ‘I’m going to shut you down.’If I ask my coaches, ‘What is a football made out of?’ -- he be…
    - 22 hours ago, 20 Jan 17, 4:59pm -
  • new49ers’ leading GM candidate withdraws
    [...] it’s evidently Vikings assistant general manager George Paton or Cardinals vice president of player personnel Terry McDonough.Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan, the 49ers’ presumptive head coach, can’t be hired until Atlanta’s season ends.If the Falcons beat the Packers in the NFC Championship Game on Sunday, Shanahan is expected to meet with general manager candidates in Atlanta next week.Shanahan became their final remaining candidate after Seahawks offensive line coach Tom Cable withdrew Tuesday when it became clear he wouldn’t get the job.The 49ers, who ha…
    - 22 hours ago, 20 Jan 17, 4:39pm -
  • Favorite for 49ers’ GM job withdraws
    Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan, the 49ers’ presumptive head coach, can’t be hired until Atlanta’s season ends.If the Falcons beat the Packers in the NFC Championship Game on Sunday, Shanahan is expected to meet with general-manager candidates in Atlanta next week.Both Kirchner and Seattle executive Scott Fitterer only had interest in the 49ers’ opening if they hired Seahawks offensive line coach Tom Cable as the head coach, a source said.The 49ers, who have interviewed nine candidates, began their search with Chiefs director of player personnel Chris Ballard and Patr…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Jan 17, 11:31am -
  • 49ers: Kyle Shanahan sounds the part with reporters
    In his first news conference since becoming the 49ers’ presumptive next head coach, Atlanta offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan sounded, well, like a head coach.NFL Network has reported that Atlanta head coach Dan Quinn told his assistants this week that Shanahan would be the 49ers’ next head coach and the coaches broke into applause.[...] by league rules, the 49ers can’t hire Shanahan until the Falcons’ season ends, and Atlanta will meet Green Bay on Sunday in the NFC Championship Game.The 49ers’ defensive coordinator for four seasons under Jim Harbaugh, who left when the head…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 17, 7:18pm -
  • Source: Shanahan won’t land Fangio as 49ers DC
    Fangio was believed to be a prime candidate to serve as the defensive coordinator on Kyle Shanahan’s yet-to-be assembled staff with the 49ers, but the Bears didn’t allow Fangio out of his contract, a source said.Shanahan, of course, remains the Falcons offensive coordinator and can’t be officially hired by the 49ers until Atlanta’s season ends.Shanahan, 37, had identified Fangio as a candidate to serve as defensive coordinator.Fangio is a 31-year NFL veteran who has been a defensive coordinator for the past 17 seasons.
    - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 17, 7:00pm -
  • 49ers: Kyle Shanahan named Assistant Coach of Year
    Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan, the 49ers presumptive head coach, was named the Assistant Coach of the Year as selected by the Pro Football Writers of America.Shanahan, 37, oversaw an offense that scored 540 points, which matched the 2000 Rams for the eighth-most in NFL history.Ryan’s passer rating ranks fifth in NFL history and his yards-per-attempt average is 13th.
    - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 17, 10:52am -
  • Report: Packers’ Wolf withdraws from 49ers’ GM search
    Packers director of football operations Eliot Wolf has withdrawn from consideration for the 49ers’ general manager opening after he received a new deal from Green Bay, USA Today reported.Packers director of player personnel Brian Gutekunst and Vikings assistant general manager George Paton.Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan, 37, the 49ers presumptive head coach, can’t officially be hired until Atlanta’s season is over.The Falcons will host Green Bay in the NFC Championship Game on Sunday.
    - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 17, 9:55am -
  • 49ers: Kyle Shanahan could be in controlling position
    Just more than two decades ago, 49ers offensive coordinator Mike Shanahan was hired as the Broncos’ head coach after a wildly successful season.In 1994, Shanahan’s offense scored more than 500 points, quarterback Steve Young was the NFL’s MVP and the dominant attack carried the 49ers to a Super Bowl title.Atlanta offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan, who reportedly is “almost certain” to accept the 49ers’ head-coaching offer, will step into his new role under very similar circumstances:CEO Jed York has said he wants the next head coach and general manager to form a strong part…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Jan 17, 6:38pm -
  • Falcons owner: Kyle Shanahan’s leadership skills improved
    In his first season as a head coach, the 49ers hope Kyle Shanahan will continue to do what he did in his second season as the Falcons offensive coordinator.Today, Falcons owner Arthur Blank said Shanahan, 37, made strides in that area in an interview with ESPN.Part of being good at any position of leadership in life is being a good listener and understanding where other people are coming from.Shanahan, Falcons head coach Dan Quinn and quarterback coach Matt LaFleur met with Ryan in Southern California.Shanahan has no head-coaching experience, which could partly explain why Patriots off…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Jan 17, 4:50pm -

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SacBee.com - San Francisco 49ers

  • Kaepernick’s “inappropriate language” fine cut in half
    Colin Kaepernick’s $11,000 fine for inappropriate language has been cut in half, a league source said, after an arbitrator found evidence of “general profanity” but not the use of a racial slur.
    - 15 Oct 14, 11:10am -
  • Harbaugh: Willis injury isn’t long term

    Harbaugh: Willis injury isn’t long term

    Jim Harbaugh today said he didn’t think Patrick Willis would be out long term with the toe injury he suffered Monday in St. Louis. The linebacker’s status for Sunday’s game against the Denver, however, remains in doubt.Patrick Willis, shown here following a Week 1 interception, is not expected to be out long term, Jim Harbaugh said today.
    - 15 Oct 14, 9:57am -
  • Report: 49ers linebacker Willis likely to miss game against Denver

    Report: 49ers linebacker Willis likely to miss game against Denver

    49ers linebacker Patrick Willis, injured in Monday’s victory over the Rams, likely will miss Sunday night’s game against the Broncos in Denver, according to a report.San Francisco 49ers inside linebacker Patrick Willis (52) jubilates to fans after the 49ers 26-21 win over the Philadelphia Eagles in a game at Levi's Stadium Sunday September 28, 2014 in Santa Clara.
    - 15 Oct 14, 7:52am -
  • Report: Willis has turf toe, likely to sit out Broncos game

    Report: Willis has turf toe, likely to sit out Broncos game

    49ers linebacker Patrick Willis, injured in Monday’s victory over the Rams, likely will miss Sunday night’s game against the Broncos in Denver, according to a report.Patrick Willis (52), pressuring St. Louis Rams quarterback Austin Davis (9) on Monday night, will miss the 49ers’ upcoming game against the Denver Broncos because of a toe injury.
    - 15 Oct 14, 12:19am -
  • Roster roulette: 49ers bring back quarterback Josh Johnson ... again
    The 49ers bring back veteran Josh Johnson to be the No. 3 quarterback and release special-teams player Ray Ventrone.
    - 14 Oct 14, 2:50pm -
  • Turf war: 49ers receivers shine in comeback win

    Turf war: 49ers receivers shine in comeback win

    On a night in which the Rams celebrated their famed “Greatest Show on Turf” squads, it was the 49ers wide receivers who were streaking down the sideline and celebrating in the end zone Monday.Wide receiver Michael Crabtree celebrates his 32-yard touchdown catch in the third quarter. Crabtree had three catches for 49 yards.Wide receiver Brandon Lloyd leaps into the end zone to score the 49ers’ first touchdown as Rams cornerback Janoris Jenkins comes up empty.Anquan Boldin (81) teammed with Colin Kaepernick on an 11-yard touchdown pass in the third quarter that put the…
    - 14 Oct 14, 2:38pm -
  • 49ers notes: Willis, others hurting after win over Rams

    49ers notes: Willis, others hurting after win over Rams

    The 49ers took the lead early in the second half and hung on to it without linebacker Patrick Willis, who spent most of the half on the sideline in street clothes with a walking boot on his left foot.Patrick Willis (52) puts some heat on St. Louis quarterback Austin Davis. Willis sat out most of the second half with an injured toe.
    - 14 Oct 14, 2:38pm -
  • Halftime: Big play gives mistake-prone 49ers big boost

    Halftime: Big play gives mistake-prone 49ers big boost

    ST. LOUIS -- The 49ers gave up big plays on defense and gave up the ball on offense, but they got a huge boost from Colin Kaepernick and receiver Brandon Lloyd just before the half.San Francisco’s Brandon Lloyd jumps into the end zone ahead of St. Louis cornerback Janoris Jenkins as Lloyd scores a touchdown on an 80-yard pass play on Monday, Oct. 13, 2014, in St Louis.
    - 13 Oct 14, 7:23pm -
  • 49ers pregame: Vernon Davis will play; Anthony Davis will not

    49ers pregame: Vernon Davis will play; Anthony Davis will not

    Tight end Vernon Davis is in uniform and will start tonight’s game against the Rams, his first action since injuring his back early in a Sept. 28 win against the Eagles.Vernon Davis, who missed last week’s game against the Chiefs, is in uniform and is scheduled to start against the Rams
    - 13 Oct 14, 4:14pm -
  • Live blog: Updates, insights from 49ers-Rams game, 4 p.m.
    The Bee's live blog featuring Matt Barrows and other reporters will provide observations, opinions and other key information from the game between the San Francisco 49ers and St. Louis Rams. The live blog begins at 4 p.m. (game time is 5:30) noon and will run until well after the game concludes.
    - 13 Oct 14, 3:00pm -

FoxSports.com - 49ers

  • 49ers Should Consider Malik Hooker and Jamal Adams Early in 2017 NFL Draft
    The 2017 NFL Draft boasts outstanding safeties in Malik Hooker and Jamal Adams, who each should be under consideration by the 49ers. The 49ers' secondary is arguably their strongest position group and, with so many other holes on the roster, it may make sense to focus on other ar...
    - 31 Dec 69, 4:00pm -
  • Reports: San Francisco 49ers To Pursue Kirk Cousins In 2017 Offseason
    The Washington Redskins have long had a decision to make about Kirk Cousins. Now, they will face stiff competition from the San Francisco 49ers to land him on a long term deal.The Washington Redskins have one of the most interesting quarterback conundrums in the NFL. After faring relatively well i...
    - 31 Dec 69, 4:00pm -
  • 49ers Lose Out on Gus Bradley as Defensive Coordinator, Hired On by Chargers
    The San Francisco 49ers courtship of former head coach and coordinator candidate Gus Bradley came to an end Friday night, when Bradley was reported to be joining the San Diego Chargers staff. The San Francisco 49ers presumably have a new head coach, Kyle Shanahan, but are still lookin...
    - 31 Dec 69, 4:00pm -
  • East-West Shrine Game: 5 NFL Draft Prospects the 49ers Should Watch
    The 92nd East-West Shrine game kicks off on Saturday, January 21. Here are five NFL Draft prospects the San Francisco 49ers should watch over the course of the contest. The San Francisco 49ers certainly need an infusion of talent via the NFL Draft, and the 2017 East-West Shrine ga...
    - 31 Dec 69, 4:00pm -
  • NFL Playoffs 2016: Biggest Conference Championship upsets
    On conference championship weekend, You can go from Super Bowl shoe-in to upset victim in a matter of just (60 or more) minutes. By Sunday night, we will have our Super Bowl LI matchup and before we get there, we may have one or two upsets along the way. It may give us the game we want or we may g...
    - 31 Dec 69, 4:00pm -
  • San Francisco 49ers: 5 Players the Team Needs to Move On from in 2017
    The San Francisco 49ers are in need of a complete roster rebuild this offseason. Here are five players the Niners should say goodbye to between now and the beginning of the 2017 season. Anyone who watched the San Francisco 49ers in 2017 can tell you the roster is bad.Yes, ...
    - 31 Dec 69, 4:00pm -
  • George Paton Would Compliment Kyle Shanahan Well With 49ers
    The San Francisco 49ers are holding out hope that Minnesota Vikings assistant GM George Paton will mesh with future head coach Kyle Shanahan.Not only is he a highly experienced executive whose had success at multiple stops around the NFL, but in many ways he's exactly what the young coach wil...
    - 31 Dec 69, 4:00pm -
  • 2017 Will Define How Problematic Trent Baalke Was to the 49ers
    The San Francisco 49ers elected to go with a clean slate in 2017, and that meant removing former general manager Trent Baalke in the process. How things go this year will be a major indication of Baalke's influence -- both good and bad. Trent Baalke may no longer be the general m...
    - 31 Dec 69, 4:00pm -
  • 2017 NFL Draft: San Francisco 49ers Quarterback Big Board
    The San Francisco 49ers are probably going to use an early pick in the 2017 NFL Draft to select a quarterback. Which prospect is selected, and when, is anyone's guess. But let's break down some of the top options the Niners have to consider. Unless the San Francisco 49er...
    - 31 Dec 69, 4:00pm -
  • NFL Rumors: Chip Kelly schedules meeting with Patriots
    As Chip Kelly looks for an immediatecoaching opportunity, he may be looking to attach himself to success.Chip Kelly became the second San Francisco 49ers' head coach to be one and done in as many years, aftera 2-14 record this season. A return to college coaching for the 2017 season was unlik...
    - 31 Dec 69, 4:00pm -

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