Our three-part series on Jim Harbaugh's first month as 49ers head coach concludes with a look at the new coach as he prepares to bring back the West Coast offense to its NFL birthplace.
In part 2 of a 3-part series looking at Jim Harbaugh's first month as 49ers head coach, Insider Matt Maiocco focuses on the QB situation, and what the new coach is doing to form his own opinion of Alex Smith.
In part one of his three-part series, Matt Maiocco gives you a closer look at Jim Harbaugh's busy month, as the 49ers' new head coach builds a coaching staff, evaluates his team, and looks forward to April's draft.
In a move anticipated for nearly a month, the 49ers on Friday announced Tom Gamble's promotion to director of player personnel.
One team source told Comcast SportsNet that the 49ers are reluctant to place the tag on Aubrayo Franklin a second year in a row. Sucha move would place him ahead of Patrick Willis in salary.
Stanford dominated the Bay Area college football scene, but it was a player from Cal who turned heads at the Senior Bowl practices this week.
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Raiders head coach Hue Jackson was evaluating talent at the Senior Bowl when our NFL Insider Matt Maiocco cornered him for an update on the Raiders' offseason.
NFL Insider Matt Maiocco tracked down Mike Singletary at the Senior Bowl Tuesday, where the former San Francisco coach said of his time with the 49ers: "It is something I will always be thankful for."
Matt Maiocco caught up with former 49ers coach and new Vikings linebackers coach Mike Singletary, who admitted to communication issues with Trent Baalke and a desire to be an NFL head coach again.
Jim Harbaugh will do some multi-tasking as he begins the scouting process at the Senior Bowl while also looking over resumes from unemployed coaches seeking jobs on his staff.
Coach Jim Harbaugh has yet to make any official hires to his 49ers coaching staff, but that could change in a hurry after David Shaw was named to be Stanford's head coach on Thursday.
Veteran cornerback Nate Clements will be asked to accept a reduced salary in order to return to the 49ers in 2011, according to team and league sources familiar with his contract.
Defensive coordinator Greg Manusky, in limbo after the hiring of Jim Harbaugh as 49ers head coach, interviewed for more than four hours Saturday for the Carolina Panthers head-coaching position.