The 49ers on Monday said goodbye to a number of the coaches that served under Jim Tomsula and one, offensive coordinator Geep Chryst, who was a carryover from Jim Harbaugh's staff.
According to Pro Football Talk, the team parted ways with Chryst, quarterbacks coach Steve Logan, receivers coach Ronald Curry, secondary coach Tim Lewis, defensive line coach Scott Brown, defensive assistants Ejiro Evero and Aubrayo Franklin, and offensive assistants T.C. McCartney and Joe Scola. Chryst’s offense finished 31st in yards gained and 32nd in points scored.
Others have found jobs elsewhere. That includes tight ends coach Tony Sparano (Vikings offensive line coach), offensive line coach Chris Foerster (Dolphins offensive line coach), receivers coach Adam Henry (Giants receivers coach) and inside linebackers coach Clancy Pendergast (USC defensive coordinator).
The list of departures means that defensive coordinator Eric Mangini, special teams coordinator Thomas McGaughey (and his assistant, Richard Hightower), running backs coach Tom Rathman and outside linebackers coach Jason Tarver are at least being considered for positions on Chip Kelly's staff.
Others who weren’t let go, per the report, include defensive assistant Mick Lombardi and assistant offensive line coach Eric Wolford. The team’s strength and conditioning staff is expected to remain intact.
Kelly met today with Texans linebackers coach Mike Vrabel, who, along with Mangini, is a possibility for defensive coordinator.
Ryan Day, the Eagles quarterbacks coach, Jerry Azzinaro, the Eagles defensive line coach, and Bob Bicknell, the Eagles receivers coach, are expected to take over the same spots with the 49ers.