49er fans are none too happy with the off-season upheaval in Santa Clara, and they’ve clearly found a target for their anger CEO Jed York. Now, one man says he’s making it his personal mission to see that York is kicked out of the 49er Empire.
They are looking to raise funds for a billboard that would demand the resignation of CEO Jed York and bring community ownership to the 49ers.
Mark Purdy suggested in this morning’s San Jose Mercury-News that yesterday might go down as the worst day in 49ers’ history, unless today is even worse. At least when it comes down to off-the-field news, he might be right. Free agents Gore, Crabtree, Iupati and Skuta are gone, or presumed gone (hours before the free agent signing period begins); Patrick Willis confirmed that he’s retiring, amid an NBC report that Justin Smith will do the same; and Santa Clara police confirmed Bruce Miller was arrested last week on a domestic violence charge.
KPIX 5 asked 49ers CEO Jed York about recent grumbling and criticism over the current situation in Santa Clara — namely, the new coaching staff.
On a stage before Super Bowl XLIX in Phoenix, the torch was passed. Actually, it was more like a football hand-off.
I don’t know if Jim Tomsula can be a winning head coach. Neither do you. Neither does anyone. But here’s what we do know.
Jed York is the latest Bay Area sports team owner to feel the wrath of his team’s fan base. It happened to Al Davis, Chris Cohan, Joe Lacob and Jed’s father, John.
Two former employees of the San Francisco 49ers are reportedly suing the team, alleging age discrimination resulted in their firing in 2011.
In his news conference discussing the departure of coach Jim Harbaugh, 49ers owner Jed York said he’ll settle for nothing less than a Super Bowl victory.
The corporate world loves the word “accountability”. Politicians like to toss it around too. And you might have noticed that 49ers CEO Jed York sure seems smitten with the concept.