49ers hire Brian Schneider, finalize coaching staff

SAN FRANCISCO (95.7 The Game) — The San Francisco 49ers finalized their coaching staff Monday afternoon, hiring Brian Schnieder as the team’s special teams coordinator.

The move comes shortly after Brian Griese was hired as quarterbacks coach over the weekend, ending a flurry of coaching signings to help fill voids left by massive staff turnover. .

San Francisco won’t have an offensive coordinator in 2022, according to reports, with head coach Kyle Shanahan set to call offensive plays.

Griese, a former Pro Bowl quarterback with the Broncos, played under Kyle’s father, Mike Shanahan, in Denver, and he later played for the Buccaneers when Kyle was just beginning his NFL coaching career. as an offensive assistant in Tampa. Like Shanahan, Griese is a second-generation footballer, with his father being Dolphins great Bob Griese.

Other recruits include Anthony Lynn as the team’s assistant head coach and running backs coach, Brian Fleury as tight ends coach, Leonard Hankerson as receivers coach, Klay Kubiak as QB coach, Joe Graves as assistant coach from OL and Nick Sorensen as defensive assistant. .

There were also three signatures from quality control staff to staff.