It took two trips to the Bay Area for Scott Linehan to come to the conclusion that he did not want to coach for the 49ers. He cited family reasons for turning down Mike Singletary’s offer.
The 49ers have signed cornerback Jimmy Williams, a second-round pick of the Falcons in 2006. Williams was the No. 37 overall selection in that draft out of Virginia Tech.
The 49ers’ coaches are back from the Senior Bowl. GM Scot McCloughan is returning today from Mobile, Ala., too.
The 49ers want quarterback Alex Smith to return to the club in 2009. Smith said he wants to return. Therefore, the only thing that will keep that from happening is the 49ers’ ability to work out a contract agreement with Smith’s agent, Tom Condon.
The 49ers will be represented for the second consecutive year during the Super Bowl coin toss ceremony prior to Super Bowl XLIII in Tampa on Feb. 1
Ravens quarterbacks coach Hue Jackson is a candidate for the 49ers’ offensive coordinator position, it has been learned.
Former Boston College coach Jeff Jagodzinski will interview with 49ers coach Mike Singletary and GM Scot McCloughan for the coordinator job this evening in Mobile, Ala.
Mike Singletary knew what he wanted, even if he did not know whom he wanted.
Bryant Young might be heading back to Notre Dame.
Coach Mike Singletary said today he plans to remain patient in filling the team’s vacancy at offensive coordinator.
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.
Niners greats Ronnie Lott, Dwight Clark and Roger Craig will be among the Bay Area sports celebrities taking part Tuesday in a celebration of Barack Obama’s presidential inauguration while supporting several local charities.
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.
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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.
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.