Report: 49ers fire DC Eric Mangini

Chip Kelly and the San Francisco 49ers fired 10 assistant coaches earlier in the week. It appears as though defensive coordinator Eric Mangini has become No. 11. Source tells @NFLonFOX that @49ers have fired defensive coordinator Eric Mangini — Alex Marvez (@alexmarvez) January 22, 2016 The 2015 49ers’ season was entirely forgettable, but their defense was generally...
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January 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers fire 10 assistant coaches

It seems that the San Francisco 49ers are doing everything under the darkness of the night these days. They won’t hold Chip Kelly’s introductory press conference until nearly a week after he was announced as the team’s head coach. As it relates to Kelly’s staff, the team has yet to announce a single hire in the few days since he was named head coach. Some of this changed...
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January 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Night and day, what Mangini brings to 49ers defense

While former 49ers Defensive Coordinator Vic Fangio and current coordinator Eric Mangini are both great coaches, their philosophies and play calling could not be more different. One word to sum up Mangini’s defense on Monday night would be; confusion. I was uncomfortable for Viking’s quarterback Teddy Bridgewater watching the 49er defense line up on each play, I can’t imagine...
Via cover32
September 17, 2015  |  Discuss

DC Eric Mangini happy to be back on the defensive side of the ball

San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Eric Mangini is happy to be back with the defense. Mangini came to the 49ers in 2013 as an offensive consultant. Last season he served as the teams tight end coach. This year Mangini is back where he feels he belongs. "Offense is a little bit out of my wheelhouse," Mangini said, via "It had been since, I think '94, since I had...
Via FOX Sports
June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Clay Matthews and his family football legacy

Back in 2009 when Eric Mangini was running the Browns’ draft and took Alex Mack, there were a lot of Browns fans that were upset that the Browns didn’t take Clay Matthews III. As it turns out the Browns and Green Bay both did pretty well with their respective picks, but I get what a double win it would have been to not only select a great player, but also a Cleveland Browns legacy...
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January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers to hire Mangini as new defensive coordinator

By Vincent Frank 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...
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January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Browns coach Eric Mangini to interview with Washington

Someone tell me why Washington would interview a tight ends coach for their vacant defensive coordinator job? Well, when Eric Mangini is that tight ends coach it makes some sense. The former Mangenius from the New York Jets and one of the worst drafters in Cleveland Browns history will be headed to interview in Washington. Former Browns/Jets HC and current 49ers assistant Eric Mangini...
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January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Eric Mangini to interview for Raiders job

One would think that Eric Mangini’s days as an NFL head coach are over, but nothing can be ruled out when dealing with the Oakland Raiders. According to Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports, Mangini is one of the names on Oakland’s list of potential head coaching candidates. The San Francisco 49ers tight ends coach will interview for the position at some point this week. Mangini is...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Q&A about Eric Mangini

Q&A Friday continues...We got John Butchko again from the SB Nations's Jets site Gang Green Nation to dish the dirt on Eric Mangini's three years in NY. Enjoy, share and tell a friend.   1) What type of defense did Mangini run with the Jets?   It was an old school two gapping 3-4 defense. You don't see that in the...
Via Buffalo Wins
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Eric Mangini a candidate for Dolphins GM job if Ireland is fired?

Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald offers some names to keep an eye on with regards to the Dolphins general manager position should they elect to part ways with current GM Jeff Ireland. According to Salguero, former Jets and Browns head coach Eric Mangini is the No. 1 option for the Dolphins due to his relationship with Dolphins Owner Stephen Ross. Salguero adds that Ross planned...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

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