Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports


RB coach Bobby Turner leaving Falcons for 49ers

Feb 8, 2017 at 9:53 AM--


Bobby Turner has served as the running backs coach of the Atlanta Falcons since 2015, the same amount of time as former offensive coordinator and new San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan. Now, Turner will follow Shanahan to the 49ers, per Gil Brandt of NFL Media.


Atlanta finished fifth in the NFL in rushing offense during the 2016 regular season. Turner has also served as the running backs coach for the Washington Redskins and Denver Broncos. He started his NFL coaching career in 1995.

Tom Rathman is the current running backs coach with the 49ers. On Sunday, Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area reported that the 49ers want Rathman to return, but it is unknown what role he would serve.

Related News







More San Francisco 49ers News



49ers claim ex-Falcons DE Takk McKinley, per report

By David Bonilla
Nov 18, 2020

According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the San Francisco 49ers have claimed former Atlanta Falcons defensive end Takkarist McKinley. He still needs to pass a physical to join the roster. McKinley failed to do so this week with the Cincinnati Bengals, who claimed him off waivers last week. He was waived again on Tuesday. 49ers claimed former Falcons' first-round draft pick Takk McKinley on waivers, per source.Bengals initially claimed McKinley, but he failed his physical, putting him back on waivers.— Adam Schefter

Read the Full Article


49ers coach Kyle Shanahan on Garoppolo: 'I expect Jimmy to be our starter next year'

By David Bonilla
Nov 17, 2020

There has been a lot of speculation surrounding San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo's NFL future. Will he remain in the Bay Area next season? Will the 49ers look to the draft or free agency to move in a different direction? On Tuesday, head coach Kyle Shanahan spoke with reporters via Zoom from his home and was asked about Garoppolo's future. "I expect Jimmy to be our starter next year," Shanahan said. "I mean, I expect him to come play with us this year (after he recovers from his ankle injury). We have six games left. We are not out of the playoffs yet. I've been on a team that was 3-6 going into a bye week that ended up winning their division. "I think we have guys on this team capable of finishing this the right way. We've got to do

Read the Full Article


Rams coach Sean McVay sees a bright future for 'disruptive' 49ers rookie Javon Kinlaw

By David Bonilla
Nov 25, 2020

San Francisco 49ers rookie defensive tackle Javon Kinlaw has shown a lot of potential in his first NFL season. The numbers haven't been there, but the first-round pick was initially seen as a player who might take some time to develop. Kinlaw has just 1.5 sacks to go with his 22 tackles, and four quarterback hits through 10 game appearances this season. The 49ers are preparing to face the Los Angeles Rams this weekend, and Rams head coach Sean McVay can certainly see Kinlaw's potential. "I think he's got a bright future," McVay told 49ers reporters via a conference call on Wednesday. "He's definitely been playing more consistently, snap in and snap out. He flashes. You see the ability. "But I think understanding the techniques, the

Read the Full Article

Featured

More Featured Stories

Trending News

More News
Share 49erswebzone