49ers Rumors & News

  • 49ers confirm hiring of defensive coordinator Eric Mangini

    The Score "San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York made the hiring of defensive coordinator Eric Mangini official Friday during an appearance on NFL Network." January 30

  • 49ers invest in Sacramento's pro soccer franchise

    CSN Bay Area "The 49ers were announced Thursday night as the newest investor in the effort to bring Major League Soccer to Sacramento. "The newest investor to the Sac Republic who will join our efforts to secure Major League Soccer in Sacramento is none other than the San Francisco 49er owner...Jed York,"..." January 30

  • NFL will review Calvin Johnson rule, narrow goal posts

    SB Nation "The league is still considering reducing the width of the goal post and will review the "Calvin Johnson Rule" this offseason. The NFL competition committee will examine reducing the width of the goal post uprights this offseason, according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network. Each year the..." January 30

  • NFLPA to give own salary-cap projection for 2015

    USA Today "For the first time, the NFL Players Association plans to issue its own projections for the 2015 salary cap to counter what it perceives as deflated league projections that can impact teams' budgeting and, in turn, hold down spending. NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith made the..." January 30

  • 49ers Name Tom Gamble Senior Personnel Executive

    NFL.com "The San Francisco 49ers announced on Thursday that Tom Gamble was named senior personnel executive. “Tom is one of the most experienced, knowledgeable, and respected personnel men in the business,” said 49ers general manager Trent Baalke. “He played an instrumental role in our personnel..." January 29

  • Former ECU coach Steve Logan agrees to join 49ers staff

    ESPN.com "Former East Carolina head coach and current WRALSportsFan contributor Steve Logan has agreed to sign a two-year contract to become the quarterbacks coach for the San Francisco 49ers, he confirmed Wednesday. Logan is familiar with new San Francisco head coach Jim Tomsula. The two coached..." January 28

  • 49ers target Bicknell opts to remain with Eagles

    CSN Bay Area "Scratch another name off the list of potential 49ers offensive coordinators for Jim Tomsula’s first coaching staff. Philadelphia Eagles wide receivers coach Bob Bicknell and Tomsula spoke about the vacant position on the 49ers’ coaching staff but Bicknell chose to remain with the Eagles,..." January 28

  • Report: 49ers hiring Steve Logan for a job on offensive staff

    Pro Football Talk "New 49ers coach Jim Tomsula is hiring one of his old NFL Europe co-workers, one who will easily be a better interview. According to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea, the 49ers are expected to hire Steve Logan for a position on the offensive side of the ball. It’s not known whether it’s as coordinator..." January 27

  • Plenty of reasons for Davis to want Chudzinski as 49ers OC

    CSN Bay Area "After Vernon Davis’ lackluster 2014 season, his future with the 49ers has every reason to be uncertain. And the day after the season, he said he was ready for anything when asked if he was confident he would return to the 49ers for his 10th NFL season. “I take it one day at a time. I don’t..." January 26

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    Mike Garafolo @MikeGarafolo

    Former NYG D coordinator Perry Fewell headed to SF today to interview with the 49ers for their DBs job. @NBCdianna said he was a candidate.

  • 8d
    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Former Raiders HC Tony Sparano is being hired as 49ers' TE coach, per sources. Stays right in Bay Area.

  • 9d
    Matt Maiocco @MaioccoCSN

    Jason Tarver officially rejoins #49ers, who are considering ex-TEs coach Eric Mangini for defensive coordinator. http://t.co/pJ611rIcyW

  • 9d
    Jim Trotter @JimTrotter_NFL

    Congrats to Jason Tarver. Moving across the bay to join the 49ers as senior defensive assistant /linebackers coach.

  • Lane Kiffin as the front-runner for the 49ers’ OC job?

    San Jose Mercury News "BANG’s Cam Inman reported two days ago that, among others, former Raiders coach Lane Kiffin is under consideration by the 49ers to become Jim Tomsula’s offensive coordinator. I read it, I absolutely trust in Cam’s reporting, and I still shook my head and thought: The 49ers really can’t be..." January 19

  • 11d
    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #49ers assistant Eric Mangini is slated to interview with the #Raiders for their defensive coordinator position, source said.

  • 12d
    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Alabama OC Lane Kiffin is a front-runner for 49ers OC job. Colts special assistant to HC Rob Chudzinski also under consideration.

  • 49ers could be waiting for Chudzinski

    CSN Bay Area "New 49ers coach Jim Tomsula intimated following his Thursday press conference that he has an eye on at least one assistant whose team is playing in the conference championship games on Sunday. Perhaps, the most likely target to join Tomsula’s staff is Rob Chudzinski, 46, the special assistant..." January 17

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    Tim Kawakami @timkawakami

    Source: Jim Tomsula had three meetings w/49ers mgmt--at the start of the process, right before Gase's 2nd interview, then right after Gase.

  • Kyle Shanahan won't interview with 49ers; Broncos on deck

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "Former Browns offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan has turned down an interview with the 49ers for their offensive coordinator vacancy, a source told NBC4 sports anchor Dianna Marie Russini." January 17

  • Tarver interviews for spot on Tomsula's staff

    CSN Bay Area "Former Raiders defensive coordinator Jason Tarver interviewed Friday with new 49ers coach Jim Tomsula in Santa Clara, according to multiple sources. Tarver is considered a likely candidate to land a job on Tomsula’s coaching staff in a still-to-be-determined role. Tarver’s contract with the..." January 17

  • 13d
    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Bears requested permission to interview former 49ers DC Vic Fangio, per source.

  • Terrell Owens: I could be a 1,000-yard WR in the NFL right now

    CBSSports.com "Not only does Terrell Owens think he can still football at age 41, but he also thinks he'd be one of the NFL's top receivers if he returned. In an interview with SI.com this week, Owens said that if he signed with a team right now, he could be a "1,100 to 1,200-yard type of receiver." "I've..." January 16

  • Report: Rathman only assistant to be retained

    CSN Bay Area "The 49ers promoted an assistant to their head-coaching position, but the vast majority of Jim Harbaugh's staff will reportedly be fired. New coach Jim Tomsula plans to part ways with the entire staff of assistant coaches, except running backs coach Tom Rathman, Fox Sports reported on..." January 15

  • 15d
    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Late entry into Redskins' defensive coordinator consideration is 49ers DC Vic Fangio, who's not returning to SF.

  • 16d
    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    49ers set to promote DL coach Jim Tomsula to head coach, per sources. Still ironing out details, but Tomsula expected to be 49ers next HC.

  • Tomsula will reportedly be 49ers' choice

    San Jose Mercury News "Jim Tomsula is expected to be appointed as Jim Harbaugh's successor and become the 49ers coach after eight seasons as their defensive line coach, ESPN first reported Wednesday. Tomsula, 46, served as the 49ers interim coach for the 2010 season finale — a 38-7 rout of the Arizona Cardinals —..." January 14

  • 18d
    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #49ers are expected to meet with and make a final push for #Broncos OC Adam Gase tonight, source said.

  • 18d
    Matt Maiocco @MaioccoCSN

    Some around the league continue to believe Jim Tomsula, despite no report of a formal interview, is the front-runner for the 49ers’ job.

  • 18d
    Alex Marvez @alexmarvez

    Greg Roman has finalized deal to become @buffalobills offensive coordinator, source tells @NFLonFOX. Officially signing Tuesday in Buffalo

  • 19d
    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    The offensive coordinator Rex Ryan is most likely to bring with him to Buffalo is 49ers OC Greg Roman, per source.

  • 20d
    Matt Maiocco @MaioccoCSN

    Source: 49ers grant Browns permission to interview Greg Roman for offensive coordinator job. They're scheduled to meet Monday.

  • 20d
    Jim Thomas @jthom1

    Rams granted permission to speak with Greg Roman, who has been in San Francisco, for their offensive coordinator job.

  • McCloughan could bring Gore, Davis or Brooks to Washington

    Pro Football Talk "New Washington General Manager Scot McCloughan could be interested in acquiring some of his favorite 49ers. McCloughan, who was formerly the General Manager in San Francisco, would probably like to bring in some players he’s familiar with. Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com lists Frank Gore, Vernon..." January 10

  • 49ers OL Jonathan Martin says he stopped a robbery in progress

    CBSSports.com "A Versace store somewhere in America is safer today thanks to the vigilant actions of 49ers offensive lineman Jonathan Martin. Martin, who apparently fights crime during the offseason, tweeted out this nugget on Thursday. If this story is true, then well done Jonathan Martin. We should all..." January 09

  • Jeff Garcia disagrees with Kap's choice to train with Warner

    CSN Bay Area "Former 49ers quarterback Jeff Garcia disagreed with Colin Kaepernick's choice to train with two-time league MVP Kurt Warner. Garcia tweeted an article from the Santa Rosa Press Democrat titled 'Colin Kaepernick's coach choice couldn't be more wrong for job,' and added, "I didn't say it but I..." January 09

  • 49ers' Kaepernick to train in the offseason with Kurt Warner

    Sacramento Bee "Colin Kaepernick, who last month said he was compiling a list of quarterback experts with which to work this offseason, has settled on a spot. According to his agent, Kaepernick will train in the Phoenix area at EXOS performance where he will study with former NFL quarterback Kurt Warner and..." January 07

  • Report: Redskins agree with former 49ers GM Scot McCloughan

    CSN Washington "With speculation mounting about the Redskins pursuit of former 49ers and Seahawks personnel guru Scot McCloughan, reports show he will come to Washington. McCloughan emerged as the hottest commodity in many vacant NFL front offices, but a troubled personal history somewhat dampened his prospects...." January 06

  • 49ers' coach search expected to stretch late into week

    San Jose Mercury News "As the 49ers enter Week 2 of their coaching search, at least one name can be ruled out: Bay Area native Mike Holmgren. Holmgren, a 49ers assistant before coaching the Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks, told a Seattle radio station the 49ers are "not interested" in hiring him to replace Jim..." January 06

  • 49ers, CEO Caught in Age Discrimination Lawsuit

    SF Weekly "Two former managers of the 49ers slammed CEO Jed York and the team with an age discrimination lawsuit on Friday, years after York fired the veteran employees in an alleged effort to brand his team as the technology startup of the NFL. Anthony Lozano and Keith Yanagi, both who were in their late..." January 06

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Bills also requested permission for HC interviews with SF's Greg Roman and Philadelphia's Pat Shurmur.

  • Mike Holmgren: 49ers "not interested."

    Contra Costa Times "As the 49ers enter Week 2 of their coaching search, at least one name can be ruled out: Bay Area native Mike Holmgren. Holmgren, a 49ers assistant before coaching the Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks, told a Seattle radio station Monday that the 49ers are "not interested" in hiring him to..." January 05

  • Bills, 49ers won’t let defensive coordinators interview in Washington

    Pro Football Talk "The Bills and 49ers do not have head coaches at the moment. But they both have defensive coordinators under contract, and they’re squatting on their contractual rights. With a defensive coordinator vacancy in Washington, the Bills have declined a request to interview defensive coordinator Jim..." January 03

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Candidate generating interest under the radar: Gary Kubiak. After (if) #Ravens are out of playoffs, expect #49ers to talk to him. #Jets, too

  • 49ers sign DL Lawrence Okoye to reserve/future contract

    Pro Football Talk "The 49ers appear set to bring back defensive lineman and former British Olympian Lawrence Okoye for a third season. The club signed the 23-year-old Okoye to a reserve/future contract on Friday. The transaction was noted in the NFL’s personnel notice. Okoye (6-6, 304) spent the past season on..." January 03

  • 28d
    Eric Branch @Eric_Branch

    #49ers have requested permission to speak with #Browns OC Kyle Shanahan, but they have yet to schedule an interview.

  • 49ers request interview with Lions D-coordinator Austin

    CSN Bay Area "Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Teryl Austin told reporters Thursday the 49ers have request permission to interview him for their head-coaching opening. Austin, 49, was one of the top three minority candidates the Fritz Pollard Alliance Foundation planned to submit to NFL teams with..." January 02

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    Albert Breer @AlbertBreer

    Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels is interviewing with the Falcons today, and will interview with the 49ers tomorrow, per source

  • 2014 AP All-Pro Team

    Pro Football Talk "Via USA Today and NFL.com, here is the first-team All-Pro squad as announced by The Associated Press on Friday. Fifty NFL writers compose the AP’s voting panel: OFFENSE Quarterback: Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay. Running back: DeMarco Murray, Dallas; Le’Veon Bell, Pittsburgh. Fullback: John..." January 02

  • Is Mike Shanahan the Favorite to Land the 49ers Job?

    Sportsnaut "New Year’s Day brought some interesting news around the National Football League. According to The Denver Post, former Los Angeles Raiders, Denver Broncos and Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan will interview for the San Francisco 49ers job opening. Citing three sources, Broncos beat..." January 02

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Redskins setting up DC interviews with 49ers DC Vic Fangio, 49ers DB coach Ed Donatell and SD LB coach Joe Barry, per sources.