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.
A new era has begun. Jim Harbaugh was introduced Friday as San Francisco's new head coach. He agreed to a five-year, 25 million deal after a whirlwind four days.
The 49ers have a little company in the race to land Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh.
The 49ers are scheduled to interview Raiders offensive coordinator Hue Jackson this morning for the team's head-coaching position, a league source told Comcast SportsNet on Wednesday.