Report: Seely candidate for Colts job

January 24, 2012, 5:16 pm
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Special-teams coordinator Brad Seely, whose 49ers units played a pivotal role in the team's remarkable season, is reportedly scheduled to interview Wednesday for the Indianapolis Colts head-coaching position.Seely, 55, began his NFL career with the Colts from 1989 to '93, coaching special teams and tight ends during that time. Seely spent 10 seasons with the New England Patriots, and was a part of three Super Bowl titles.
Seely's candidacy was first reported by He is among a lengthy list of reported candidates for the job that includes former Ohio State coach Jim Tressel, Baltimore defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano, former Minnesota coach Brad Childress, New Orleans offensive line coach Aaron Kromer and Tennessee defensive coordinator Jerry Gray.The 49ers excelled on special teams during the regular season. Kicker David Akers set an NFL record with 44 field goals and most points (156) with no touchdowns. Punter Andy Lee set an NFL record for net punting average in a season at 44.0. Long-snapper will also represent the 49ers at the Pro Bowl this week in Hawaii.