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Kyle Shanahan not bothered by 49ers’ inability to re-enter team facility

Jun 4, 2020 at 3:02 PM--


A limited number of coaches from each NFL team will be returning to their facilities on Friday. That won't include the San Francisco 49ers, who will continue working remotely due to local restrictions in place amid continued concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reported on Thursday morning that the NFL anticipates the 49ers being the only team that won't have some coaches re-enter their facility this week.

Head coach Kyle Shanahan spoke with reporters via a video conference call on Thursday and discussed whether or not the limitation creates a disadvantage for his squad.

"I mean, it is what it is. I'm not too upset about it," Shanahan said. "Yeah, you want every advantage possible, but our county is not there yet, and it doesn't bother me that much because I do understand. Plus, the players aren't allowed in. Us coaches, we can meet like we're doing right now on Zoom. We can go to the office and do it also.

"So, it doesn't bother me if coaches want to go up to the office right now and get some stuff done because we haven't been there in 90 days. That's all good, but the players aren't there. So, you're not getting a big advantage; nothing that we can't do on zoom meetings.

"So, I would feel differently if other players were allowed in the building in other places. That would be a huge disadvantage for us, but until guys can start working with players, it doesn't bother me."

The 49ers' facilities in Santa Clara have been closed to coaches and executives since March 13. The only ones allowed in the building, other than a minimal staff, have been players rehabbing preexisting injuries and those responsible for their care.

Neighboring Levi's Stadium has also been closed since that date.

The NFL announced this week that upcoming training camps around the league must be conducted at team facilities, and joint practices between teams are prohibited.

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