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Niners fire DC Eric Mangini, offer Curtis Modkins OC job

The Chip Kelly cuts have commenced.

The 49ers have fired protecting coordinator Eric Mangini, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport said Friday. Rapoport delivered San Francisco has additionally supplied Lions run game coordinator Curtis Modkins its offensive coordinator job.

NFL Media’s Rand Getlin suggested that the Niners have also agreed to phrases with Bears unique teams assistant Derius Swinton to be their new special groups coordinator.

Mangini had been with the 49ers group for three seasons, but used to be the shielding coordinator for just one yr. Mangini labored as a tight ends show and offensive guide under Jim Harbaugh in 2014 and 2013, respectively. Twice a head educate within the NFL with the Jets and Browns, Mangini isn’t on the streets for lengthy. His exit is extra the results of a regime exchange slightly than negative performance.

Rapoport said that former Raiders protecting coordinator and present 49ers senior protective assistant Jason Tarver is a possible alternative for Mangini.

Kelly most often has a very hand-on strategy to operating his offense, so if Modkins consents to be San Francisco’s OC, it is going to be fascinating to look what precisely his function will likely be on the 49ers.

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