• By Mitch Lucas
    Dec 24, 2014 at 11:17 AM 18 comments
    If, in fact, the rumors are true, and Jim Harbaugh will either leave the San Francisco 49ers on his own or be dismissed following the regular season finale against Arizona, fans would hope that 49ers ownership and general manager Trent Baalke have some sort of plan for finding a capable replacement. There might be a temptation there to bring in what many refer to as a coaching "retread," a coach who has a ton of experience and has been moderately successful, but might have a bit of baggage: former coaches Mike Shanahan and Mike Holmgren, both former 49ers offensive coordinators, have been among the names mentioned as possible replacements for Harbaugh. But rather than step back to the past (and a considerable step, by the way – Holmgren hasn't coached a...
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