Then-consultant Eric Mangini, left, speaking with reporters after a 2013 practice, may become the 49ers’ defensive coordinator, replacing Vic Fangio.
Then-consultant Eric Mangini, left, speaking with reporters after a 2013 practice, may become the 49ers’ defensive coordinator, replacing Vic Fangio. Jeff Chiu The Associated Press
Then-consultant Eric Mangini, left, speaking with reporters after a 2013 practice, may become the 49ers’ defensive coordinator, replacing Vic Fangio. Jeff Chiu The Associated Press

Mixed blessing for Eric Mangini, likely to return to defensive roots as 49ers coordinator

January 22, 2015 04:07 PM