Jed York Will Steer San Francisco 49ers Through Transition

March 19, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

San Francisco 49ers operating owner Jed York has once again shown he is a class act.

Under what must be difficult circumstances, he has shown his characteristic and praiseworthy restraint in dealing with a sensitive personnel issue.

In this case, it's the reported leave of absence of general manager Scot McCloughan.

It is to York's credit that the 49ers organization has remained mute on the issue, because McCloughan's reported "personal issue" is none of our business. Media may not like the silence, but it is the professional, ethical, compassionate, and decent reaction to an unfortunate development.

For critics who are hyperventilating because the draft is so close, spare me. Mike Singletary may be a new coach, but he is no dummy. Singletary is very smart, he has great instincts, and I think he and York will work it out.
In fact, with Singletary on board, I believe this year's draft could be the best one in years, even without McCloug...

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