According to Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee, the San Francisco 49ers interviewed Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter on Saturday.
League source: #49ers interviewed Bucs OC Dirk Koetter today.— Matt Barrows (@mattbarrows) January 9, 2016
It was reported earlier in the week that the 49ers had requested permission from the Buccaneers to interview Koetter for the head coaching vacancy, but that Tampa Bay had failed to grant the request. Koetter was thought to be a candidate for their own head coaching vacancy.
Buccaeers OC Dirk Koetter worked with rookie Blaine Gabbert with the Jaguars in 2011. #49ers— Eric Branch (@Eric_Branch) January 9, 2016
The 49ers have an interview with Cincinnati Bengals offensive coordinator Hue Jackson scheduled for Sunday. Jackson is considered to be the front-runner for the 49ers' head coaching job.
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