The San Francisco 49ers coaching search has been interesting. Many people have pulled out of the race, while others refused to go in the first place. According to Mike Silver the 49ers are closing in on their guy.
Shanahan will essentially get to pick his GM from available candidates. I still believe Packers exec Brian Gutekunst is the favorite…7 hours ago · TwitterNiners’ interest in Tom Cable was real. Owner Denise DeBartolo York interviewed him on the phone today for an hour…7 hours ago · TwitterAmong the GM candidates who told Jed York they wanted Cable as HC: Trent Kirchner, Scott Fitterer, Chris Ballard (declined to interview)7 hours ago · TwitterGus Bradley wanted to go to SF as Cable’s DC. Niners called today to try to get him to come anyway. He said no. Only wanted Cable.7 hours ago · Twitter
Kirchner & Cable pulled out today because they became convinced that 49ers had informally offered Shanahan & that he planned to accept
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