3:10 PM EST, Wed January 28, 2015
David Fucillo / Niners Nation 18 mins ago

2015 Super Bowl prop bets: National Anthem over/under for Idina Menzel

The Super Bowl National Anthem provides a pair of betting options this Sunday. The most notable is the total time for Idina Menzel's rendition. We break down the odds, some history at the game, and Menzel's own history singing the Anthem. The time has come once again for a minor distraction from the hot takes surrounding the San Francisco 49ers coaching search. I'm back for another prop bet preview. On Tuesday, I took a look at coin toss prop bets. Today, I thought I would take a look at the National Anthem prop bets. There are two of them, and I figure I'll put a wager in on at least...
Kevin Lynch / San Francisco Chronicle 39 mins ago

Will the 49ers get creative with offensive-coordinator hire?

The most important position on the 49ers coaching staff, maybe even more important than head coach – offensive coordinator – remains unfilled. Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin said he is staying with the Crimson Tide and Rob Chudzinski, both coaches of interest, will remain in Indianapolis....
49ers Hot Read | San Jose Mercury News 47 mins ago

Report: Eagles assistant Bob Bicknell staying put rather than pursuing 49ers OC opening

Philadelphia Eagles wide receivers coach Bob Bicknell is the latest candidate to shoot down interest for the 49ers offensive coordinator job, according to Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia. Bicknell, who’s never been a NFL coordinator, recently spoke with 49ers coach Jim Tomsula… Continue Reading →

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Former OC Greg Roman says 49ers could have led league in rushing every year

The 49ers could have led the league in rushing every year under former offensive coordinator Greg Roman. That is what he told Buffalo media in a press conference introducing him as the Bills offensive coordinator. “I can stand up here… Continue Reading →
San Jose Mercury News 45 mins ago

Report: Eagles assistant Bob Bicknell staying put rather than pursuing 49ers OC opening

Philadelphia Eagles wide receivers coach Bob Bicknell is the latest candidate to shoot down interest for the 49ers offensive coordinator job, according to Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia.

Search continues: Eagles’ Bicknell reportedly not interested in 49ers’ OC opening

Seven days after Jim Harbaugh was hired by the 49ers in 2011, he hired his former Stanford colleague, Greg Roman, to be his offensive coordinator. Four years later, it’s been two weeks since the 49ers hired Jim Tomsula, and the search for the next offensive coordinator continues.
San Jose Mercury News 18 hours ago

Any takers for 49ers offensive coordinator gig?

As Rob Chudzinski stays put, list of potential Greg Roman replacements continues to dwindle.

Welcome back: 49ers to add Aubrayo Franklin as assistant

Former 49ers nose tackle Aubrayo Franklin will return to the team with a different title: coach. The 49ers are expected to add Franklin, 34, to their staff as an entry level defensive assistant, a league source said.

Source: Fewell passes up 49ers’ offer to join Washington

Four days after former Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell, 52, interviewed to be the 49ers defensive backs coach, he took same position with Washington on Monday, a source said.

49ers’ OC options dwindling: Colts retain Rob Chudzinski

The 49ers really wanted to speak with Rob Chudzinski. Unfortunately for them, the Colts really wanted to keep him.

Report: Colts re-sign Chudzinski

The 49ers just got Chudzinskied. Rob Chudzinski was the 49ers’ top choice to replace Greg Roman as offensive coordinator. According to reports, the Colts re-signed Chudzisnki and promoted him to associate head coach Tuesday Morning. Apparently, the 49ers don’t quite reach the Chudzinski Level right now. So, the Niners must turn to Plan B (or C or D […]
San Jose Mercury News Jan 27, 2015

49ers strike out in pursuit of Rob Chudzinski

Indianapolis Colts assistant coach Rob Chudzinski is the latest candidate to vanish from the 49ers' offensive coordinator hunt
San Jose Mercury News Jan 27, 2015

Time for an audible: Rob Chudzinski staying with Colts, 49ers still need offensive coordinator

Rob Chudzinski is the latest candidate to vanish from the 49ers' offensive coordinator hunt.  The Indianapolis Colts announced Tuesday morning that Chudzinski is returning to them for a second season, after he agreed to be named Associate Head Coach.

Time for an audible: Rob Chudzinski staying with Colts, 49ers still need offensive coordinator

Rob Chudzinski is the latest candidate to vanish in the 49ers’ offensive coordinator hunt.  The Indianapolis Colts announced Tuesday morning that Chudzinski is returning to them for a second season, after he agreed to be named Associate Head Coach. Where… Continue Reading →

Best guess on the 49ers’ plan

New 49ers coach Jim Tomsula wants to run (AP photo/Tony Avelar) The Chronicle’s Ann Killion wrote a Sunday column about the seemingly pilot-less direction of the 49ers of late. I agree. Some of the coaching moves have been curious, beginning with the big one, subbing out Jim Harbaugh for defensive line coach Jim Tomsula. Then there’s been the reported installation of tight ends coach Eric Mangini as the 49ers new defensive coordinator. He replaces Vic Fangio, who many believe should have been made the head coach, or at least retained as defensive coordinator. However, the hiring of...
San Jose Mercury News Jan 26, 2015
Live video chat: Tackling the NFL, Jan. 29 at 2 p.m.

Live video chat: Tackling the NFL, Jan. 29 at 2 p.m.

Join the discussion with Bay Area News Group columnist Tim Kawakami, 49ers writer Cam Inman and Raiders writer Jerry McDonald.
San Jose Mercury News Jan 26, 2015

Taming Beast Mode: Our expert panel talks tackling Marshawn Lynch

Seattle Seahawks star Marshawn Lynch does not go down easily. We sought advice from those who have tried.

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