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Report: Robert Saleh hiring John Benton, Greg Knapp, Rob Calabrese as offensive assistants

Jets head coach Robert Saleh isn’t just bringing Mike LaFleur from San Francisco’s offensive staff. According to Mike Silver of NFL media, Saleh is hiring 49ers offensive line coach John Benton to be New York’s offensive line coach/run game coordinator. Benton had been with the 49ers since Kyle Shanahan took over as head coach in [more]

49ers promote Mike McDaniel to offensive coordinator

San Francisco run-game coordinator Mike McDaniel is getting a promotion. McDaniel has been promoted to offensive coordinator, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. Last season the 49ers didn’t have an offensive coordinator, instead splitting the job between passing game coordinator Mike LaFleur and McDaniel. McDaniel’s promotion comes after LaFleur left San Francisco to become the Jets’ [more]

Report: DeMeco Ryans expected to be promoted to 49ers defensive coordinator

With Robert Saleh leaving to become the new head coach of the New York Jets, the San Francisco 49ers are expected to promote inside linebackers coach DeMeco Ryans to defensive coordinator, per Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network. A former two-time Pro Bowl linebacker himself for the Houston Texans, Ryans has quickly made an impression [more]

Jets hire Robert Saleh as head coach

The Jets have hired Robert Saleh as their new head coach, the team announced Thursday night. Saleh’s deal is for five years, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. Saleh, 41, will become the 20th head coach in franchise history. He replaces Adam Gase, whom the team fired Jan. 3 after two seasons. He was considered the [more]

Report: Chargers are expected to interview Robert Saleh for second time

One of the coaching cycle’s hottest candidates will continue his interviewing tour in the coming days. While Robert Saleh is reportedly interviewing with the Eagles on Thursday, NFL media’s Ian Rapoport and Mike Garafolo report the Chargers are expected to bring in Saleh for a second interview. Saleh first spoke with the Chargers on Jan. [more]

Pep Hamilton, Tony Elliott among Dolphins offensive coordinator candidates

The Dolphins are in need of a new offensive coordinator and the list of candidates for the position is taking shape. Multiple reports indicate that six coaches are in the mix to fill the opening created by Chan Gailey’s resignation earlier this month. The group includes a pair of in-house candidates and four from other [more]

Robert Saleh heading for Eagles interview after wrapping up with Jets

49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh sat down for a second interview with the Jets on Wednesday, which would seem to indicate a real chance that Saleh could be their next head coach. Saleh left that interview without the job, however, and he’s now scheduled for his first interview with another team. Ian Rapoport of NFL [more]

Robert Saleh completes second interview with Jets

As the first candidate the Jets have interviewed a second time, Robert Saleh is the leader in the clubhouse to become the team’s next head coach. The 49ers defensive coordinator has completed a second interview with the Jets, the team announced Wednesday. Saleh had his first interview with the Jets on Jan. 8. The first [more]

Former 49ers, Chargers linebacker Steve Hendrickson dies at 54

Former NFL linebacker Steve Hendrickson, who won a Super Bowl with the San Francisco 49ers, died on Friday at the age of 54, via Marty James of the Napa Valley Register. Hendrickson appeared in 100 career games over seven seasons spent with the 49ers, Dallas Cowboys, San Diego Chargers, Houston Oilers and Philadelphia Eagles. He [more]

Panthers set up second G.M. interviews with Monti Ossenfort, Adam Peters

Word on Monday was that the Panthers are drawing closer to a decision about their next General Manager after interviewing 15 candidates and they’ve moved to set up second interviews with a couple of them. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the team will speak with Titans director of player personnel Monti Ossenfort and [more]

Eagles request interview with Robert Saleh

The Eagles are starting to make up for lost time in their head coaching search. They fired Doug Pederson on Monday and Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that they have requested an interview with 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh on Tuesday. Saleh has interviewed with five of the other six teams with head coaching vacancies. [more]

Jets flying in Robert Saleh for second interview

The Jets are beginning to narrow their list of candidates for head coach. New York is flying in 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh for a second interview on Tuesday, according to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport and Mike Garafolo. Saleh’s first interview for the position was last week, with the Jets announcing they’d completed it on [more]

49ers offer use of Levi’s Stadium to serve as vaccination site for Santa Clara County

The San Francisco 49ers have offered up the use of Levi’s Stadium to Santa Clara County to help with the rollout of COVID-19 vaccinations. In a letter sent to Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors President Cindy Chavez, 49ers team president Al Guido offered the use of their facility to help expedite the rollout out [more]

Bills working out Tristan Vizcaino

Free agent kicker Tristan Vizcaino has a tryout with the Bills today, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports. The Bills are interested in signing an emergency kicker to their practice squad. The Saints signed kicker Blair Walsh to their practice squad Monday as insurance. Vizcaino, 24, has kicked in only one regular-season game. That came [more]

Jets secure 23rd overall pick with Seahawks loss

The Wild Card round is over and six more spots in the draft order have been secured as a result. One of those spots goes to a team that didn’t play a snap over the weekend. The Jets now know that they will have the 23rd overall pick as a result of the trade that [more]

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