In DeMeco Ryans and Mike McDaniel, Shanahan has once again given an assistant coach their first chance at being a coordinator.
The 49ers have promoted Mike McDaniel to offensive coordinator and DeMeco Ryans to defensive coordinator after Robert Saleh was hired as coach of the Jets and took Mike LaFleur with him to be his OC.
From franchises that will tear it all down to those that just need a few tweaks, here are the offseason priorities for every team no longer playing.
The New York Jets have hired 49ers DC Robert Saleh as their new HC, replacing Adam Gase. Arda Ocal talks through the newest coaching vacancy being filled. and the impact it will have on the Jets and QB Sam Darnold. We hear from ESPN Radio's Keyshawn Johnson and ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
The Jets, coming off one of the worst seasons in franchise history, have reached an agreement in principle with 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh to be their next head coach.
Field, Matthew, Stephania, Daniel and Kyle give out our 2020 Fantasy Focus Awards including Comeback Player, Biggest Disappointment and MVP.
49ers coach Kyle Shanahan has had some high praise for defensive coordinator Robert Saleh. He's also confident he'll find a good replacement if needed.
Assistant coach Katie Sowers, the NFL's first openly gay coach, and the 49ers are parting ways as her contract expires.
Safety Antoine Bethea, who played 14 seasons for the Colts, 49ers, Cardinals and Giants, announced his retirement on Thursday.
Why were the 49ers' injuries so "inordinately high" in 2020? The team plans to find out.
From the players to the cooks, the Niners closed the book on their extended stay in Arizona and a tumultuous post-Super Bowl season.
— Russell Wilson connected on two fourth-quarter touchdown passes to Tyler Lockett and the Seattle Seahawks rallied for a 26-23 win over the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday to end the season on a four-game winning streak.
Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer
Here are the opponents for the San Francisco 49ers for the 2021 regular season: HOME: Green Bay, Minnesota, Houston, Indianapolis, Atlanta, Arizona, Los Angeles Rams, Seattle AWAY: Chicago, Detroit, Jacksonville, Tennessee, Philadelphia, Arizona, Los Angeles Rams, Seattle
Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer
49ers inactives for Week 17 against Seattle: WR Brandon Aiyuk (ankle), DT Kevin Givens (not injury related), LB Dre Greenlaw (calf), DT Javon Kinlaw (knee), WR Deebo Samuel (hamstring), CB Richard Sherman (calf), CB K'Waun Williams (shin)
Considering three of San Francisco's six wins this season have come within the division, don't be surprised if the 49ers keep it close.
Kicker Robbie Gould will be tied with the 49ers through the 2022 season as the 16-year veteran signed a two-year extension with the team. A source told ESPN that the deal is worth $7.25 million and fully guaranteed.
The defending NFC champions will not return to the playoffs, and 30 players on injured reserve is just the start of the story.
Kyle Shanahan cited Jimmy Garoppolo's record as Niners starter (22-8 in regular-season games) and contract ($26.9 million salary-cap figure in '21 would be the 11th highest in NFL) as reasons he believes the QB will remain their starter next year.
Field, Matthew, Stephania and Kyle discuss the latest news around the league and recap Week 16 so far.
Remembering his late brother, an emotional C.J. Beathard led the 49ers to a win over the Cardinals, going 13-of-22 for 182 yards and three touchdowns.
Already talked about as a head-coaching candidate in many NFL circles, Robert Saleh might have just showcased his best defense this season.
— Third-string quarterback C.J. Beathard threw three touchdown passes, Jeff Wilson ran for 183 yards, and the San Francisco 49ers dealt a brutal blow to the Arizona Cardinals' playoff hopes by defeating them 20-12 on Saturday.