Scott Linehan turned down the 49ers’ offer today to become the team’s offensive coordinator. It was a decision he described as “excruciating.”
Scott Linehan has declined the 49ers offer to become the team’s offensive coordiantor.
Scott Linehan is expected to notify the 49ers of his decision by the end of the weekend. The 49ers offered Linehan the position of offensive coordinator Thursday night, sources told The Press Democrat.
Niners coach Mike Singletary offered former Rams head coach Scott Linehan the position of offensive coordinator, it was learned this evening. Linehan met with Singletary and GM Scot McCloughan on Thursday. It was his second interview for the job.
Scott Linehan is the leading candidate for the 49ers’ offensive coordinator position, and there is a strong chance he will be offered the job this evening, a league source said.
Former Rams coach Scott Linehan is back at the 49ers’ team offices right now for his second interview for the team’s offensive-coordinator position.
In a lot of ways, Mike Singletary does not control his own fate as 49ers head coach. The same could have been said about Mike Nolan. Defensive coaches must find the right coaching fits on the other side of the ball.
Things are in a holding pattern for the 49ers. The club had no offensive-coordinator candidates in the building today to interview for the vacant job.
So much for the item about Jeff Jagodzinski interviewing for the 49ers’ offensive coordinator position. Word is that Jagodzinski is not a candidate for the job, after all.
Former Raiders executive Michael Lombardi reports for the National Football Post that the Boston College coach who was fired last week for pursuing the head-coaching job with the New York Jets will interview for the 49ers’ offensive coordinator position. * * *UPDATE (8 p.m.): Since I posted this intial report from National Football Post, I’ve received information that Jagodzinski is not interviewing for the 49ers job, after all. Click…
The 49ers are scheduled to interview (former?) Broncos offensive coordinator/offensive line coach Rick Dennison on Monday at the team’s Santa Clara facility.
Former Browns offensive coordinator Rob Chudzinski today became the third candidate to interview at the team’s offices in Santa Clara for the 49ers’ offensive coordinator position. He met with coach Mike Singletary and general manager Scot McCloughan.
Former Rams coach Scott Linehan became the second person to interview today for the 49ers’ offensive coordinator position. Earlier in the day, Colts receivers coach Clyde Christensen interviewed for the post.
Clyde Christensen, who completed his seventh season as wide receivers coach of the Colts, interviewed for the 49ers’ vacant offensive coordinator position this morning. He is the first official candidate coach Mike Singletary has interviewed for the position.
The NFL Network is reporting the 49ers are scheduled to interview Scott Linehan and Rob Chudzinski this weekend for their offensive coordinator position. The 49ers are saying the report is “speculation at this point.”
Mike Singletary has the contractual freedom to hire and fire assistant coaches. It should come as no surprise that is what the 49ers’ coach is doing.
The 49ers have yet to conduct any interviews for the offensive coordinator position, but that could change in the next day or two.
Mike Singletary said a list of candidates for the 49ers’ offensive coordinator vacancy has been compiled. They are going through the process of whittling down the list to a manageable number. There don’t figure to be any interviews this week, but the work continues behind the scenes.