Ken Norton Jr., formerly a linebackers coach with the Seattle Seahawks, is rejoining the team as defensive coordinator. He was hired by the 49ers last week but has left the team to reunite with coach Pete Carroll in Seattle.
Ken Norton Jr., formerly a linebackers coach with the Seattle Seahawks, is rejoining the team as defensive coordinator. He was hired by the 49ers last week but has left the team to reunite with coach Pete Carroll in Seattle. Ross D. Franklin Associated Press file
Ken Norton Jr., formerly a linebackers coach with the Seattle Seahawks, is rejoining the team as defensive coordinator. He was hired by the 49ers last week but has left the team to reunite with coach Pete Carroll in Seattle. Ross D. Franklin Associated Press file
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