John Madden talks to Jim Harbaugh about his new job: Harbaugh says it was a difficult choice between staying at Stanford and coaching the Niners, but that the competitive challenge of coaching in the NFL won out.
Vernon Davis, Ted Ginn Jr., Alex Smith, Patrick Willis—they all will be watching closely in the coming days and weeks to see what the San Francisco 49ers’ future entails. Along with many others.
John Madden discusses reports that team VP Trent Baalke will be the next general manager of the 49ers, and reacts to speculation that Stanford’s Jim Harbaugh is on the team’s head coach list.
A person with knowledge of the situation says 49ers team president and CEO Jed York has interviewed Tony Softli as the first known candidate to fill the team’s vacant general manager position.
Speculation about the future of the San Francisco 49ers misses an important point. The team’s hopes of hiring a new GM and head coach may well be hamstrung by an impending NFL lockout of players.
Now that 49ers coach Mike Singletary’s firing is official, the search for new leadership may have the team’s legendary former owner weighing heavily on the future of the franchise.
San Francisco team president and CEO Jed York is turning to his uncle, former 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo Jr., for advice on how to turn around the team.
Mike Singletary was fired late Sunday by the San Francisco 49ers after two disappointing seasons.
The San Francisco 49ers are pushing back the expected opening date of their planned $1 billion stadium in Santa Clara.