9:46 PM EST, Mon January 16, 2017
FOX Sports 3 hours ago
49ers coach search narrows, GM search expands

49ers coach search narrows, GM search expands

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) The search for San Francisco's new coach narrowed on Monday with New England offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels pulling out of the running for the job, while the 49ers added more candidates for their general manager vacancy.
East Bay Times 5 hours ago

Remember when 49ers candidate Tom Cable coached the Raiders?

A timeline of Tom Cable's tenure as head coach of the Raiders is pertinent since the 49ers have him on their radar for head coach.

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Source: McDaniels could have had 49ers’ job ‘if he wanted it’

Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels withdrew his name from consideration today from the 49ers’ head-coach opening, which was “his if he wanted it,” a source said. Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan, who is considered their new top target, and Seahawks offensive line coach Tom Cable. McDaniels’ decision to stay in New England instead of overtaking the 49ers’ rebuilding project was heavily informed by family considerations. McDaniels has spent 13 of his 16 seasons in the NFL with the Patriots, who have won four Super Bowls during his two stints with the team and...
CSN Bay Area 9 hours ago

Pats OC McDaniels 'impressed' by York, Marathe

New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels announced Monday morning he has pulled his name from consideration for the 49ers head-coaching job.McDaniels interviewed with 49ers

Report: 49ers unlikely to land Josh McDaniels

The Patriots offensive coordinator is “very unlikely” to take the job and is poised to officially remove himself from consideration, CBS Sports first reported. McDaniels has spent 13 of his 16 seasons in the NFL with the Patriots, who are preparing to host the Steelers on Sunday in the AFC Championship Game. The 49ers’ two known remaining candidates are Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan and Seahawks offensive line coach Tom Cable, who interviewed Sunday.

49ers interview Seahawks assistant Tom Cable

Social-media howling has followed the team’s decision to meet with Seahawks offensive line coach Tom Cable, who Sunday became the last of seven candidates to sit down with the 49ers. In 2009, he allegedly broke the jaw of a defensive assistant in a fist fight and ESPN reported three women, two of his ex-wives and an ex-girlfriend, had accused Cable of physical abuse. The 49ers also endured a public backlash in 2014 when defensive tackle Ray McDonald continued to play after he was arrested for felony domestic violence. Cable has avoided off-the-field issues since joining Seattle in 2011...

Report: Ex-49ers coach Kelly interviewed with Jaguars

Chip Kelly interviewed for the Jaguars’ head-coach opening before Jacksonville promoted interim head coach Doug Marrone on Monday, ESPN reported. Kelly, who went 46-7 at Oregon from 2009-12 before joining the NFL, was approached by Cal after the school fired head coach Sonny Dykes on Jan. 8, the NFL Network reported. Kelly did not interview with Cal, which hired Wiscosnin defensive coordinator Justin Wilcox.
CSN Bay Area Jan 15, 2017

Report: Jags interviewed Chip Kelly 'very quietly' before hiring Marrone

The 49ers fired Chip Kelly on January 1. But it didn't take long for Kelly to get a job interview.Between January 1 and January 9,

Rebuilding the 49ers — Part 4: The draft

Yesterday, I gave you Part 3 of my four-part series on rebuilding the 49ers from the perspective of Eliot Wolf, one of the leading GM candidates. This is Part 4. MAKING THE RIGHT DRAFT PICKS After the 49ers sign quarterback Jay Cutler and defensive end DeMarcus Ware, as I explained in Parts 2 and 3, […]
FOX Sports Jan 14, 2017
San Francisco 49ers: Best and Worst Players at Each Position Entering 2017

San Francisco 49ers: Best and Worst Players at Each Position Entering 2017

The San Francisco 49ers are going to need a lot of roster help this offseason. But let's find a starting point and identify the best and worst players on the Niners roster heading into 2017. A complete roster rebuild is on the table for the San Francisco 49ers this offseason....
CSN Bay Area Jan 14, 2017

Ex-49ers O-line coach lands with Jaguars

Pat Flaherty, the 49ers offensive line coach under Chip Kelly, was hired Saturday to Doug Marrones staff with the Jacksonville Jaguars.CEO Jed York has given all of the 49ers coaches and scouts permission to seek employment with organizations during the teams search for a new coach and general manager. York said the new coach and GM will have the power to assemble their own staffs.
FOX Sports Jan 14, 2017
San Francisco 49ers: Don't Expect the Head Coaching Search to End Soon

San Francisco 49ers: Don't Expect the Head Coaching Search to End Soon

The San Francisco 49ers head coaching search has now extended past every other NFL team with an open vacancy. While the pool of candidates is drying up, don't expect the search to end quickly. The San Francisco 49ers are the lone remaining team with a head coaching spot open....

How the 49ers can improve their organization right now

After the 49ers' final game of 2016, I scurried to the locker room and ran into an assistant coach in the bowels of Levi's. I asked him how he found out that his boss, Chip Kelly, had been fired. He told me his daughter e-mailed him the night before the game. He said this in a matter of fact manner, but I could see the hurt and uncertainty in his eyes. He wasn't sure what he would do next, wasn't sure if he'd look for another job or wait to see if the new coach wanted to retain him.

Ex-49ers assistant: Wait for right head coach will be worth it

Both the Patriots (14-2) and Falcons (11-5) earned first-round byes and will host a divisional-playoff game Saturday: Both McDaniels and Shanahan are well-respected offensive coaches and the 49ers are now their only option if they want to be a head coach in 2017. Would the new head coach be able to put together a decent staff given the number of assistant positions that have already been filled around the league? Former 49ers offensive coordinator Ted Tollner, 76, who spent seven combined seasons with the 49ers and Raiders during his 15-year NFL career, downplayed that as a major...

Rebuilding the 49ers — Part 3: Free agency

Yesterday, I gave you Part 2 of my four-part series on rebuilding the 49ers from the perspective of Eliot Wolf, one of the leading GM candidates. This is Part 3. SIGNING THE RIGHT FREE AGENTS The 49ers finished the season $43 million below the salary cap. Next season, the cap may increase to $170 million, […]
CSN Bay Area Jan 12, 2017

49ers soon to become only NFL team without head coach

The 49ers are likely to soon be the final NFL team with a head-coaching vacancy.The Los Angeles Chargers are in contract negotiations to finalize a contract with Anthony Lynn to become the teams head coach, the NFL Network reported Thursday evening. Lynn, who finished the season as the Buffalo Bills' interim coach, was the first coaching candidate to interview with the 49ers for the second year in a row.

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  • Joe Staley

    Joe Staley

    PFF offensive line rankings: 49ers finish close to where we would expect

  • Torrey Smith

    Torrey Smith

    Greg Olsen beat Torrey Smith for $25,000 Walter Payton vote donation, then donated money to Smith’s charity

  • Marcus Martin

    Marcus Martin

    If the 49ers hire Louis Riddick, opponents of the move will love this tweet

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