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ERIC MANGINI RUMORS & GOSSIP

Antoine Bethea: DC Eric Mangini hopes to create confusion on defense

San Francisco 49ers new defensive coordinator Eric Mangini hopes to cause the offense a lot of confusion when they line up opposite of the 49ers. According to starting safety Antoine Bethea, the 49ers defense will be very hard for the offense to read pre-snap. "All D-coordinators have their style," Bethea said, via CSN Bay Area. "Coach Mangini, his thing is we're going to cause...
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San Francisco 49ers confusing fans with new approach on defense

One of the more puzzling moves the San Francisco 49ers made this offseason was moving tight ends coach Eric Mangini to defensive coordinator. What he has in mind for the new-look Niners defense is even more confusing. Here’s how safety Antoine Bethea describes it, per CSN: AROUND COVER32 Five Things: Big NFL stories fans might have missed this weekend Power Rankings: The league’s...
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49ers Looking to ‘Cause Confusion’ on Defense in 2015

One of the only knocks on former San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Vic Fangio was that he ran a pretty bland scheme. Potentially because of the team’s elite talent on defense, Fangio didn’t run many blitzes during his tenure in San Francisco. He also relied a great deal on man coverage on the outside with a basic 3-4 set putting pressure on the quarterback. Considering the...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  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...
Via Sportsnaut
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...
Via Waiting For Next Year
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

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...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss
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