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49ers hire Chip Kelly

Chip Kelly is the new head coach of the San Francisco 49ers. Kelly, fired last year at the end of his third season coaching the Eagles, has been hired by the 49ers today. Although Kelly’s tenure in Philadelphia will be remembered mostly for his disappointing 2015 season, in which he was given full personnel control…

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Report: 49ers down to Chip Kelly or Mike Shanahan

The 49ers are narrowing down their coaching search to a couple of former head coaches. San Francisco will likely choose between Chip Kelly and Mike Shanahan, with a decision coming within the next 24 hours, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. Both Kelly and Shanahan have had some success as head coaches, although both were fired…

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Hue Jackson should want the Giants job

Bengals offensive coordinator Hue Jackson has replaced Adam Gase as the coaching carousel’s belle of the ball. So with several different options, which job should Jackson want? Glad you asked. Even if you didn’t. First, the 49ers reportedly want Jackson so badly that they reportedly were considering offering him the job on Sunday. They didn’t.…

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Report: Chip Kelly met with 49ers about head coaching job

After being summarily jettisoned by Jeffrey Lurie in Philadelphia, Chip Kelly reached out to the San Francisco 49ers to express his interest in their head coaching vacancy. While Kelly was interested in a return to the West Coast, it was uncertain if the 49ers shared that same interest in Kelly. But according to Matt Maiocco…

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Thursday morning one-liners

Bills LB Nigel Bradham unsure if he’ll be back. The Dolphins have to adjust their search with Sean Payton out of the mix. Patriots WR Danny Amendola is facing a different kind of coverage — from angry neighbors. Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson has surgery on his broken leg to get him ready for free agency.…

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Colin Kaepernick has thumb and knee surgeries

Earlier this week, we shared the news that 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick would be in Vail, Colorado to meet with doctors about his surgically repaired shoulder and that he’d also be getting right thumb and left knee injuries looked at during his visit. Doctors did more than just peruse tests as Kaepernick had surgery on both…

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Colin Kaepernick has torn ligament in right thumb

49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is headed to Colorado this week to have his surgically-repaired left shoulder checked out by his surgeon, but that won’t be the only thing doctors are checking out during his visit. A recent MRI found that Kaepernick also has a torn ligament in his right thumb, which led team doctors to…

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Tom Gamble’s presence helps Chip Kelly to San Fran make sense

Three years ago, former Oregon coach Chip Kelly became the belle of the ball, with the Browns and Eagles chasing him and Kelly deciding to stay before suddenly deciding to leave college football for Philly. Now, Kelly has become a full-fledged member of the FFCA, another retreaded reject looking for a job instead of having…

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Chip Kelly reaches out to the 49ers

Chip Kelly wants to keep coaching in the NFL, and he’s letting other teams know that he’s interested. Kelly has reached out to the 49ers to tell them that he’d like to coach them, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. One of the things that could make Kelly an interesting candidate in San Francisco is that…

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49ers make it official, fire coach Jim Tomsula

The 49ers made the expected news official Sunday night, firing coach Jim Tomsula after one season. “Jimmy has been a valuable member of the 49ers organization for the last nine years,” owner Jed York said in a statement released by the team. “We all know he is a man of high character, and his contributions on…

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49ers go out a winner in overtime

If Sunday was the last game of the Jim Tomsula era, at least the 49ers sent him out a winner after giving him some extra time on the sideline. One of the few Week 17 games without any bearing on the postseason turned out to be the longest of the day when the 49ers and…

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49ers are expected to keep Baalke, dump Tomsula

A disastrous season in San Francisco, which feels even worse than the 4-11 record the team carries into the finale against the Rams, is expected to result in one major change. But not two. Per a league source, G.M. Trent Baalke is expected to return. Coach Jim Tomsula is expected to be fired. If Tomsula…

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Taking a look at Chip Kelly’s possible options

Chip Kelly has become available for a ride on the looming coaching carousel, five days before the annual game of musical chairs begins. Which puts him in play for both of the current vacancies and some of the other ones that will arise. Indeed, one or more vacancies could arise simply because Kelly is now…

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Sam Bradford wants to stay with the Eagles

After the Eagles surprisingly sent Nick Foles to St. Louis for Sam Bradford, Bradford’s new team tried to re-sign the first overall pick in the 2010 draft. The result, which may have included a request from Bradford for a no-trade clause, went nowhere. As the 2015 regular-season comes to a conclusion without a playoff berth…

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Boldin on Gabbert: He’s been a blessing in disguise

Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu said recently that he thinks the 49ers are better off with Blaine Gabbert at quarterback than they were with Colin Kaepernick. 49ers wide receiver Anquan Boldin didn’t make a comparison between the two quarterbacks on Thursday, but he thinks the team is in pretty good hands with Gabbert running the offense.…

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