According to Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area, San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke has completed his interview of former New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin. Baalke met with Coughlin, who is interviewing for the team's head coaching vacancy, in the New York City area.
Source: 49ers GM Trent Baalke has completed his interview today with ex-New York Giants coach Tom Coughlin.— Matt Maiocco (@MaioccoCSN) January 13, 2016
The 69-year old Coughlin had been the Giants head coach since 2004. Before that, he was the first head coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars. He has a career coaching record of 181-153 and has two Super Bowl championships (XLII, XLVI) as a head coach and another as an assistant on his resume.
The 49ers have also met with Cincinnati Bengals offensive coordinator Hue Jackson, former Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly, Buffalo Bills assistant head coach and running backs coach Anthony Lynn, Cleveland Browns offensive coordinator John DeFilippo, Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter, and even had discussions with former Denver Broncos and Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan.