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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...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers DC Eric Mangini wants his defensive backs to be 'flexible'

San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Eric Mangini has a key phrase when it comes to his defensive backs and it's an integral part on how he runs his secondary - position flexibility. "Sometimes that’s just a catch phrase," Mangini said, via SI's MMQB. "But I grew up that way defensively, and I believe in that, where each week we are going to have challenges we have...
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July 04, 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

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 that spent last...
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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...Read More
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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