Wochit News - Chip Kelly has spoken to the 49ers about the vacant coaching position in San Francisco, elly, according to ESPN, met with the Niners on Thursday about the possibility of taking over from Jim Tomsula, who was fired on Sunday night. Kelly was fired by the Eagles after finishing with a 6-9 record in 2015, rmer Eagles star DeSean Jackson presented his own theory about why Kelly was fired from Philadelphia: karma.