49ers promote Sorensen to DC but hire Brandon Staley, too

bileever

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The 49ers ended up promoting Nick Sorensen to defensive coordinator. In addition, they are hiring Brandon Staley as a defensive assistant:


Interesting that Staley wasn't made DC, and I wonder if having him as an assistant will end up being a case of too many cooks in the kitchen. Also interesting that the Rams interviewed Staley and McVay decided not to offer him his old job back with the Rams.
 

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Sorenson could have been courted and they promoted him, they interviewed a few DC's but Shanahan wanted someone that knew the cover 3 well, Sorenson I'm sure knows it better them most others.
 

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Who's that highly regarded d-line coach for the Niners? Does he just not want to be a DC? Thought he would be a natural.
 

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Kris k and Jonny holland. Kits wants to stay where he has, and Johnny has multiple myloma.
 

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