Saturday, January 31, 2015

Report: 49ers informed Jim Harbaugh of dismissal after loss at Seattle in December

At the conclusion of the 49ers’ regular-season finale vs. Arizona, the club announced it would be parting ways with head coach Jim Harbaugh by mutual agreement.

However, a published report Saturday indicates Harbaugh had been previously told he would not be returning.

Colin Kaepernick: Jim Tomsula is a players coach, will be great for us

The 49ers’ regular season was a disappointment and plenty of people have registered the same reaction to the early part of their offseason, which saw the team part ways with head coach Jim Harbaugh and promote defensive line coach Jim Tomsula as his replacement.
It’s been widely viewed as an underwhelming hire motivated by the desires of General Manager Trent Baalke and CEO Jed York more than what might be best for the football team. Quarterback Colin Kaepernick expressed a different point of view during an interview with FOX Sports, however.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Report: Tony Sparano joining 49ers staff as tight ends coach

The 49ers didn’t want to hold onto their coaching staff from last season, but they seem to have liked what they saw from the Oakland staff when the Raiders beat them 24-13 in December.

Report: Eric Mangini to be named 49ers’ defensive coordinator

Eric Mangini has a new job, on the same team.

Manigni is expected to become the defensive coordinator of the 49ers, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Jim Harbaugh Congratulates Multiple Teams on New Coaching Hires, Leaves Out 49ers

When the 49ers promoted defensive line coach Jim Tomsula to head coach, all members of head coach Jim Harbaugh’s staff (other than running backs coach Tom Rathman) were let go.  Harbaugh’s coordinators have since landed elsewhere in those same roles.

On Wednesday, Harbaugh issued some congratulations via Twitter.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

49ers add Jason Tarver as linebackers coach

The Raiders hired 2014 49ers assistant Brad Seely as their special teams coach this week and now the 49ers have returned the favor by hiring a member of last year’s Raiders coaching staff.

According to multiple reports, former Oakland defensive coordinator Jason Tarver will be part of Jim Tomsula’s first 49ers staff as a linebackers coach and senior assistant. The possibility of the hiring was first reported last week, although it was unclear at that point which job Tarver would be taking.

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Report: Lane Kiffin a “front-runner” for 49ers offensive coordinator

The 49ers may dip into the college ranks for an offensive coordinator.

Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin is a “front-runner” for the same job on Jim Tomsula’s staff. That follows other reports that Kiffin is in consideration for the job.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Report: 49ers will hire Jim Tomsula as head coach

Jim Tomsula is poised to become the next head coach of the San Francisco 49ers.

Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that the two sides are still ironing out details, but Tomsula is expected to be the 49ers’ next head coach.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Colin Kaepernick to train with Kurt Warner this offseason

Colin Kaepernick has lined up a two-time All-Pro quarterback and Super Bowl MVP to train with this offseason.

According to Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee, Kaepernick will work out with Kurt Warner and quarterback coach Dennis Gile in the Phoenix area in hopes of refining his game.