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49ers interview Softli for G.M. job

49ers president Jed York isn’t wasting any time starting his general manager search.

Matt Maiocco reports York interviewed former Panthers and Rams executive Tony Softli on Tuesday.   Hiring someone like Softli that oversaw the struggling Rams would be a hard sell.

“Everything went well and I’m excited about the opportunity,” Softli told Maiocco.
A report in San Francisco Tuesday indicated York has Jim Harbaugh and Jon Gruden are atop York’s wishlist of coaches, although York said the team’s general manager will choose the coach.
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7 Responses to “49ers interview Softli for G.M. job”
  1. jaggedmark says: Dec 28, 2010 6:16 PM

    No, this process will not take long, because they need to get Harbaugh before Michigan offers on Jan 4.

  2. commandercornpone says: Dec 28, 2010 6:50 PM

    they started the interview softly? i guess they didnt play hardball.

  3. hobartbaker says: Dec 28, 2010 7:04 PM

    “Everything went well and I’m excited about the opportunity”, Softli told Maiocco in the translation from Italian.

  4. marvin49 says: Dec 28, 2010 7:33 PM

    Rooney Rule.

  5. pooflingingmonkey says: Dec 28, 2010 11:40 PM

    Softli would be a great name for a feminine hygiene product.

  6. atlien698 says: Dec 29, 2010 12:57 AM

    Killing me Softli with his song…

  7. pukey60 says: Dec 29, 2010 9:35 AM

    Huh? Panthers and Rams GM? Wow! What have they done lately. Way to go Jed!


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