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Bob Bicknell a potential candidate for 49ers OC position

According to Albert Breer of NFL Media, Eagles wide receivers coach Bob Bicknell has been targeted as a potential candidate for the 49ers’ vacant offensive coordinator position. Bicknell, 45, has been the Eagles’ receivers coach the last two seasons. He also was an assistant with Buffalo (2010-2012) and Kansas City (2007-2009). Bicknell spent five seasons as an offensive coordinator...
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Patriots QB Tom Brady says he can never be on 49ers legend Joe Montana’s level

Ask Michael Jordan and he’ll tell you that Joe Montana is the greatest quarterback of all time, not Tom Brady. Apparently Brady isn’t as dumb as he looks, because he agrees. According to a report by Lindsey Adler of Buzz Feed, Brady was asked earlier today during the Super Bowl media circus about being compared to San Francisco 49ers legend Joe Montana, and here’s what he had...
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Branch on the Eric Mangini hiring for DC: 'What in the world are the 49ers thinking?'

New San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Eric Mangini track record as a defensive coach has ordinary results at best. According to Eric Branch of SFgate, Mangini's only stint as a defensive coordinator wasn't a good one at all and wonders what the 49ers saw in the team's former tight ends coach. Mangini spent one year as the New England Patriots [2005] and it was a rocky...
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San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis lobbies for Rob Chudzinski as OC

After jettisoning so much of their coaching staff once Jim Harbaugh left town, the San Francisco 49ers have a lot of positions to fill around the front office. One of the bigger ones is offensive coordinator. So who should they bring in to call the plays? If you ask tight end Vernon Davis, he’s all about Rob Chudzinksi: Chudzinksi has one year of head coaching experience with...
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How many pieces do the 49ers need to get back to the Super Bowl?

After three successful but ultimately disappointing seasons, the San Francisco 49ers took a major step back in 2014 and missed the playoffs. Meanwhile their most bitter rivals, the Seattle Seahawks, will face the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl on Sunday. They’re the top two seeds from their respective conferences and some people (present company included) predicted they...
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Geoffrey: The Jim Tomsula hiring is, in a word, unacceptable

The San Francisco 49ers troubles over internal strife and dysfunction over the past few years are now coming to light and after the hiring of Jim Tomsula, the team's defensive line coach according to Dante Geoffrey of the Times-Standard is unacceptable. Bringing in Tomsula was a safe choice, a player's coach who may get steamrolled by the strong personalities on the team and...
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Female Friday: This San Francisco 49ers fan has an unforgettable pair of eyes

#49ers pic.twitter.com/NE8xlPC3nc — Sexy NFL Fans (@SexyNFLFan) January 23, 2015 You may also be interested in: Female Friday: This San Francisco 49ers fan has an unforgettable pair of eyes Report says Tom Gamble to return to San Francisco 49ers front office WATCH: 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick gets the Bad Lip Reading treatment
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Report says Tom Gamble to return to San Francisco 49ers front office

The San Francisco 49ers have a big void to fill since Jim Harbaugh took Michigan’s money and ran. Good news: the team sounds like it’s getting their ducks in a row. Yesterday we reported that they are bringing in a new tight ends coach who is familiar with the Bay Area. Today it seems that the 49ers are bringing back another familiar face, Tom Gamble: League sources have told...
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Q&A about Greg Roman with @ninersnation

SANTA CLARA, CA – DECEMBER 28: San Francisco 49ers Offensive Coordinator Greg Roman walks onto the field during pregame warm ups against the Arizona Cardinals at Levi’s Stadium on December 28, 2014 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Don Feria/Getty Images) Greg Roman is the new offensive coordinator for the Bills. Wanna know more about him? We have David Fucillo from Niners...
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49ers tab Eric Mangini as next defensive coordinator

According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the San Francisco 49ers are expected to name Eric Mangini defensive coordinator. The former head coach of the New York Jets and Cleveland Browns going  33-48 and served as the tight ends coach for the 49ers in 2014. However, his background is on the defensive side of the ball as Mangini is seen as a young bright mind who is well organized...
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Video: Bad Lip Reading’s ‘NFL 2015′

The newest from the guys at “Bad Lip Reading” with their take on the past NFL season… via YouTube. “…and then you invented dirt lumps.” More of what COULD have been said in the NFL. Like on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/badlipreading Follow on Twitter! http://twitter.com/badlipreading
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Report: 49ers Hiring Eric Mangini As Defensive Coordinator

The San Francisco 49ers are reportedly hiring Eric Mangini as their new defensive coordinator. Former Jets and Browns HC Eric Mangini, who spent last season as SF’s TE coach, expected to be hired as 49ers’ DC, per sources. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 22, 2015   Photo Credit: 49ers.com Mangini only has one season of experience as a DC on his NFL résumé—back...
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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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WATCH: 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick gets the Bad Lip Reading treatment

It may be hard to believe, but the NFL season will be over in just a couple weeks and we’ll have to find a way to fill the void on Sunday afternoons. One good thing about it is Bad Lip Reading’s year-end skewering of the NFL. In this season’s video, they spoofed San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, among many others: Hilarious. You may also be interested in:...
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Jim Harbaugh ignores 49ers while applauding NFL coaching moves

Former San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh went out of his way to congratulate new coaching hires throughout the NFL and in the process snubbing his old team. Harbaugh left the 49ers after feuding with the front office for the University of Michigan and decided a little shot was in order. Congrats to Bears, Raiders, Bills, Great Coaches and men, John Fox, Jack Del Rio, Rex...
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49ers leaning towards Eric Mangini for vacant DC position

According to Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee, the 49ers are considering tight ends coach Eric Mangini for the vacant defensive coordinator position. Mangini was hired by the 49ers in 2013 as an offensive consultant; however, he's held the titles of head coach, defensive coordinator and defensive backs coach from 2000 to 2010. Mangini is looked upon around the league as a...
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2014 NFL Season Review - San Francisco 49ers Touches: Frank Gore finishes strong in San Fran

The 2014 San Francisco 49ers weren’t what we thought they were offensively. Heading into the season, there was mild optimism about the fantasy potential of Colin Kaepernick with a healthy compliment of weapons and another full season under his belt. Instead, the team failed to produce any fantasy stars while struggling to 19.1 points per game (6.4 points behind their 2013 mark...
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WATCH: D.J. Campbell's Net Wall Explosive Pull-Up

NFL safety D.J. Campbell, previously with the 49ers and now a free agent, is definitely not counting himself out. Campbell recently posted a video of himself working out at Phase
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Jim Harbaugh congratulates former 49ers coaches on finding new NFL jobs

Jim Harbaugh may be out of town, but his influence is still being felt on the San Francisco 49ers and the NFL in a big way. Case in point: many of Harbaugh’s assistants have found new jobs around the league in a short amount of time. Today, Harbaugh congratulated them via Twitter: Congrats to Bears, Raiders, Bills, Great Coaches and men, John Fox, Jack Del Rio, Rex! And Home Run...
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Chicago Bears hire former San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Vic Fangio

The San Francisco 49ers front office recently decided to clear house and start over with an almost entirely new coaching staff. Now their former employees are being snapped up all around the league. The latest to find a new home is former defensive coordinator Vic Fangio, who will land with the Chicago Bears, according to Ian Rapoport: The #Bears are hiring former #49ers DC Vic...
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Anquan Boldin on Jim Tomsula Hiring: ‘I Think It Was a Good Call’

Anquan Boldin was always a fan of Jim Harbaugh. Apparently he’s a fan of Jim Tomsula, as well. “I think it was a good call. I think it was a good choice,” said Boldin during a conference call on Tuesday morning to discuss his selection as a finalist for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award. “I’ve been around coach Tomsula for the last few years. He’s a very energetic...
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Lane Kiffin front-runner for 49ers OC job

According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin is considered a front-runner to be the next offensive coordinator of the 49ers. Former coordinator Greg Roman left the organization after not being selected as their next head coach and and took the same position in Buffalo. d'Oliveira writes: 'Kiffin was the coach of the Raiders in 2007 and was...
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49ers request permission to interview Colts special assistant Rob Chudzinski for their offensive coordinator position

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the 49ers have requested permission to interview Indianapolis Colts special assistant Rob Chudzinski for their offensive coordinator position.  
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San Francisco 49ers: Three New Year's Resolutions For 2015

1) Get Some Speed on OffenseOne of the 49ers' biggest weaknesses this season was their lack of playmaking ability on the offensive side of the ball. Their running game was efficient as always, with Carlos Hyde showing plenty of potential throughout the season. Their passing game, though, has really struggled without a deap threat. Anquan Boldin is still producing, but is 34 years...
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Jim Harbaugh Is Telling Recruits “Failing Isn’t An Option For Him” At Michigan, Will Work Harder Than He Ever Has

Michigan is already starting to experience the Jim Harbaugh effect on the recruiting trail.  While the Wolverines’ 2015 class currently ranks No. 93 in the country per 247 Sports Team Rankings, that number is expected to rise – greatly. The former San Francisco 49ers’ coach has been visiting with many top high school prospects. They all seem to love Harbaugh, especially the...
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