49ers-Browns injury report


49ers-Browns injury report

SANTA CLARA -- Receiver Braylon Edwards, who took part in limited practices all week, is listed as questionable for the 49ers' game Sunday against the Cleveland Browns.Coach Jim Harbaugh said Friday that the decision whether to play Edwards will be made Sunday morning before kickoff."We'll see where he's at tomorrow (Saturday) and Sunday," Harbaugh said.
Fullback Moran Norris (fibula) and cornerback Tramaine Brock (hand) are not expected to be available. Both are listed as questionable.Through the first six weeks, three of the five players listed as questionable were active, but only one (Crabtree, Week 3 vs. Cincinnati) played.
Each of the 17 players the 49ers listed as "probable" suited up and played in that game.Browns running back Peyton Hillis (hamstring) is listed as questionable. He will travel to San Francisco, and could play in the game, coach Pat Shurmur said. Cornerback Joe Haden (knee) is also questioable.Receiver Mohamed Massaquoi (concussion) will not play. Joshua Cribbs will start Sunday's game in place of Massaquoi, Shurmur said.49ERS INJURY REPORT
Doubtful: CB Tramaine Brock (hand), FB Moran Norris (fibula)
Questionable: WR Braylon Edwards (knee)
Probable: WR Michael Crabtree (foot), CB Chris Culliver (shoulder), C Jonathan Goodwin (concussion), LB Parys Haralson (hamstring), G Adam Snyder (stinger), CB Shawntae Spencer (toe)BROWNS INJURY REPORT
Out: WR Mohamed Massaquoi (concussion), DL Auston English (knee)
Questionable: DB Joe Haden (knee), RB Peyton Hillis (hamstring), OL Shawn Lauvao (knee), LB Kaluka Malava (knee), OL Tony Pashos (ankle), DB Ray Ventrone (hmastring), TE Benjamin Watson (concussion)
Probable: K Phil Dawson (right thigh), LB Scott Fujita (concussion), OL Artis Hicks (back), DB Buster Skrine (hip)

Conflicting reports over Tomsula to Washington

Conflicting reports over Tomsula to Washington

Former 49ers head coach Jim Tomsula reportedly might be back in the NFL after a one-year hiatus.

Tomsula, who spent his first eight NFL seasons as a defensive line coach, could be returning to that job with Washington, Carol Maloney of NBC4 reported on Sunday. But according to the Washington Post, a deal is not done between the two sides.

If the deal were to happen Tomsula would be rejoining Washington defensive coordinator Greg Manusky and general manager Scot McCloughan, both of whom he worked with while members of the 49ers organization.

Tomsula was promoted to the head-coaching job over finalist Adam Gase two years ago after the 49ers' “mututal parting” with coach Jim Harbaugh. Tomsula was fired after the 49ers went 5-11 in 2015. Chip Kelly was hired to replace Tomsula. Kelly was fired after the 49ers went 2-14, including a franchise-worst 13-game losing streak.

Falcons rout Packers, postpone date Shanahan can sign with 49ers

Falcons rout Packers, postpone date Shanahan can sign with 49ers

Before the 49ers will have an opportunity to officially hire Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan as the team’s next head coach, executives Jed York and Paraag Marathe will have a chance to meet with him for a second time.

The Falcons advanced to Super Bowl 51 with an impressive 44-21 victory over the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship game. Shanahan's offense rolled up 493 yards and converted 10 of 14 (77 percent) on third downs. Atlanta quarterback Matt Ryan completed 27 of 38 passes for 392 yards and four touchdowns.

Shanahan, who was voted the NFL Assistant Coach of the Year last week in a voting of the Pro Football Writers of America, is scheduled to interview with the 49ers on Friday, a source told CSNBayArea.com

NFL rules prohibit the 49ers from hiring Shanahan until after the Falcons’ final game of the season. Atlanta will face the Pittsburgh-New England winner in Super Bowl 51 on Feb. 5 in Houston.

Shanahan is expected to be involved in the 49ers’ process to hire a general manager. Minnesota assistant general manager George Paton and Arizona vice president of player personnel Terry McDonough are the finalists among a group of nine candidates who interviewed. The 49ers could also open up the search to consider other candidates, the source said.

Shanahan is expected to become the second coach in 49ers history to be hired after being a coordinator on a Super Bowl team. In 1989, the 49ers promoted defensive coordinator George Seifert after Bill Walsh stepped down following the team’s victory over Cincinnati in Super Bowl XXIII.

Shanahan’s father, Mike, was the 49ers’ offensive coordinator on the Super Bowl-winning team after the 1994 sesaon. Shortly after the 49ers won the Super Bowl with a 49-26 rout of the San Diego Chargers, Shanahan was hired as Denver Broncos head coach. The elder Shanahan served as Broncos coach for 14 seasons and won two Super Bowls.

Atlanta coach Dan Quinn was hired two years ago on the day after the Seattle Seahawks lost to the Patriots in Super Bowl 49. Quinn was Seattle’s defensive coordinator.