49ers announce nine more coaching hires

The 49ers on Friday announced nine more coaching hires, most notably the hiring of Robert Saleh as defensive coordinator. Richard Hightower was announced as special teams coordinator, and former NFL defensive lineman Jeff Zgonina was announced as defensive line coach. Some of the announced hires had been previously reported. The team has not officially announced…
Via Pro Football Talk
2 days ago

Former Rams player is now on the San Francisco 49ers coaching staff

Jeff Zgonina played 17 seasons in the NFL — including five with the Rams. He was an assistant defensive line coach. Now, he’s with the 49ers. Last season, he was an assistant with the New York Giants. Next year, he will become the defensive line coach for the San Francisco 49ers. He also played three seasons with the Houston Texans when 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan was on their...
Via The Rams Wire
4 days ago

New York Giants Lose Coach, Front Office Member To The San Francisco 49ers

According to multiple reports, two members of the New York Giants organization will head west and join the rebuilding San Fransisco 49ers. Those two members happen to be Martin Mayhew and Jeff Zgonina. Mayhew was the team’s director of football operations while Zgonina was an assistant on the defensive line. Before working with the Giants, Mayhew was the general manager of the...
Via Big Blue Unbiased
9 days ago

Giants lose executive and assistant coach to the 49ers

Two members of the staff are headed to San Francisco. Watch video As the San Francisco 49ers rebuild their franchise, they have poached the front office and coaching staff of the Giants. Martin Mayhew, who spent the past year as the Giants' director of football operations, and Jeff Zgonina, who was the Giants' assistant defensive...
9 days ago

Report: Jeff Zgonina will be 49ers’ defensive line coach

Former NFL defensive lineman Jeff Zgonina will be the 49ers’ new defensive line coach, Alex Marvez of The Sporting News reported Wednesday. Zgonina had been the assistant defensive line coach with the Giants and previously held the same role with the Texans. The 49ers officially hired Kyle Shanahan as their head coach earlier this week…
Via Pro Football Talk
11 days ago

The Return of Vintage JPP, Tyrod Taylor’s Make or Break Year, the Denver Backfield and the Seahawks O-Line

“I was shocked [how well Pierre-Paul played]. He made a lot of plays, and he was still really disruptive with that big club […] The sky's the limit now.” Speaking to NJ Advanced Media, new Giants defensive line coach Jeff Zgonina (a name I just learned how to pronounce) sounded downright giddy over Jason Pierre-Paul. He has good reason to be. Perhaps you look at JPP’s...
April 08, 2016

New position coach says 'sky's the limit' for Jason Pierre-Paul in 2016

New position coaches discuss JPP Watch video Jeff Zgonina, the Giants' new assistant defensive line coach, watched Jason Pierre-Paul from afar last season. And as the defensive end returned to the field in the second half of the season after his infamous summertime fireworks accident, Zgonina was surprised at just how effective...
April 06, 2016

Giants hire defensive assistant to complete Ben McAdoo's 1st coaching staff

Zgonina was a Houston Texans assistant coach in 2013 after a long playing career The Giants have hired former journeyman defensive tackle Jeff Zgonina as their assistant defensive line coach, a person with knowledge of the situation confirmed to NJ Advance Media. The hire was first reported by Fox Sports' Alex Marvez. NJ Advance Media first...
February 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Source: Giants add Jeff Zgonina as defensive assistant

After his career had gone to the dogs -- literally -- Jeff Zgonina is back coaching in the NFL.A source told that Zgonina has been hired by the New York Giants as their new assistant defensive line coach.Zgonina served in the same position with the Houston Texans in 2013. When he was fired the following season along with 15 other assistants by incoming head coach Bill...
Via FOX Sports
February 12, 2016  |  Discuss

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