Vic Fangio would have remained as 49ers defensive coordinator if Adam Gase had been hired as head coach last month, a source told CSNBayArea.com on Monday.
Former 49ers secondary coach Ed Donatell reached an agreement Wednesday to re-join defensive coordinator Vic Fangio with the Chicago Bears, the club announced.
The 49ers' losses sure worked out well for other NFL teams.
Former 49ers defensive coordinator Vic Fangio was announced as the new Bears defensive coordinator on Tuesday.
Vic Fangio was the first candidate to interview for the 49ers' head coaching vacancy.