Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 6/5/13
Jim Harbaugh isn’t only into stockpiling draft picks and depth on his team, he also wants to add good football minds to make it all work. The hiring of Bill Belichick former protégé Eric Mangini is an indication he wants an advantage at every turn. While Mangini didn’t succeed as a head coach with the New York Jets or Cleveland Browns, he is considered a brilliant football guy with exceptional organizational skills. Mangini will be working on the offensive side of the ball, but that could change if defensive coordinator Vic Fangio decides to leaves for a head coach position in 2014. It’s a double move that makes the 49ers better and covers a year from now if the Fangio leaves for greener pastures. Mangini was the defensive coordinator in New England in 2005, but his best known for his work with defensive backs. In New York, Mangini selected the best cornerback in football in Darrelle Revis, moving up in the 2007 NFL Draft to get him. Furthermore, Mangini has extensive experience
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