The 49ers are in the process of cutting “a handful” of jobs on the business side, vice president of communications Elisabeth Lang confirmed today. However, she said there will actually be a net gain in total 49ers employees.
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.
Browns assistant head coach/quarterbacks Rip Scherer met with coach Mike Singletary and GM Scot McCloughan about the 49ers’ opening at quarterbacks coach.
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.
Mike Singletary hired a former teammate and his nephew to positions on the 49ers’ coaching staff today.
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…
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Former Broncos offensive coordinator/offensive line coach Rick Dennison made his flight and is in Santa Clara meeting with 49ers coach Mike Singletary and GM Scot McCloughan about the team’s vacant offensive coordinator job.
The 49ers are scheduled to interview (former?) Broncos offensive coordinator/offensive line coach Rick Dennison on Monday at the team’s Santa Clara facility.
Some news, notes and observations . . .
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.
New(old) 49ers running backs coach Tom Rathman joined local reporters on a conference call just minutes ago to talk about rejoining the organization.
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.”
Tom Rathman has signed on the dotted line, officially beginning his third stint with the 49ers. The club announced the deal just moments ago. Rathman will be the team’s running backs coach.
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.