Kyle Shanahan, John Lynch leave no room for ‘hidden agendas’

According to new head coach Kyle Shanahan, the power structure of the San Francisco 49ers is not an issue to him. What’s more important is working with the right people.The new head coach of the 49ers laid out the way it’s going to work going forward, leaving no room for “hidden agendas.”“None of it matters if you’re working with the right guy,” Shanahan said, per Nick...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Shanahan: Super Bowl meltdown ‘as hard as anything I’ve had to go through’

New San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan was introduced as such in a press conference. During the press conference, he addressed the Super Bowl meltdown that saw the Atlanta Falcons blow a 25-point lead to the New England Patriots.Showing some vulnerability and honesty, Shanahan said losing the Super Bowl was “as hard as anything I’ve had to go through,” per Albert...
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Kyle Shanahan to 49ers fans: ‘Be patient with us’

The San Francisco 49ers are set to formally announce former Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan as their new head coach at a press conference on Thursday.Shanahan, fresh off a late-game meltdown against the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LI, arrived in the Bay Area on Wednesday and was greeted by 49ers CEO Jed York.The offensive wiz goes from heading one of the...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

John Lynch admits he was testing the 49ers during interview process

When it was announced Sunday evening that the San Francisco 49ers had hired former NFL player John Lynch to be their new general manager, it caught the entire NFL world by surprise.Lynch wasn’t among the names mentioned for the gig. He has no front office experience. And the usually leak-filled 49ers organization didn’t make it known through the media that Lynch was interviewing...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

The Mulligan: Why Chip Kelly deserves a second chance after the Niners

Welcome to The Mulligan, where we take a look at the athletes, coaches, teams and whoever else in sports who need to be given a do-over for a bad beat that might not have been entirely in their control. This month, we look at the bad final month Chip Kelly had with the 49ers and why he should be granted a mulligan for his tenure there.  There is a cardinal rule in business, never...
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January 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Kelly had frosty phone call with 49ers owner after firing report leaked

To put it bluntly, the San Francisco 49ers remain a disaster of an organization. 49ers coach Chip Kelly learned of his likely firing Saturday through media reports, and a subsequent phone call to owner Jed York was reportedly a rather chilly affair. Chip Kelly called 49ers owner Jed York last night after reports broke of his impending firing. It was not a warm and fuzzy conversation...
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January 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Reporter: 49ers owner stuck him with $2K dinner bill over lost bet

A word to the wise: Don’t ever make a friendly bet with Jed York, because the San Francisco 49ers owner and CEO will hold you to it. On a recent episode of his podcast “The TK Show,” Tim Kawakami of the San Jose Mercury News told a story about the time Jed York forced him to pick up a $2,100 dinner tab. It all started when Kawakami had become increasingly critical of the York...
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May 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly named coach of 49ers

The San Francisco 49ers announced on Thursday that they have reached an agreement with Chip Kelly. Niners CEO Jed York broke the news on Twitter as rumors were swirling about San Francisco having narrowed its search down to Kelly and Mike Shanahan. After a thorough search, Trent & I are thrilled to announce Chip Kelly as the new #HeadCoach of the @49ers — Jed York (@JedYork...
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January 14, 2016  |  Discuss

No one showed up at Levi’s Stadium to watch Bengals-49ers

San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York upset players and fans alike with some recent moves to shake up the front office, and Sunday’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals was proof of that. The 49ers are currently getting destroyed 24-0 at Levi’s Stadium, but lucky for them, very few fans showed up to witness the beating. This is how you send a message to ownership: At kickoff...
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December 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Niners CEO taking hit after loss to the Seahawks

The deterioration of the San Francisco 49ers has been in the spotlight since early last season and the once=proud franchise took yet another big hit on Thursday when it fell with little fight to a struggling Seattle Seahawks team, 20-3.But even with as much as Colin Kaepernick and the Niners have been criticized on the field, the bulk of the blame after Thursday’s loss is being...
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October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

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