Trent Baalke to Be Fired by 49ers: Latest Details and Reaction

January 1, 2017   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The San Francisco 49ers will reportedly fire both general manager Trent Baalke and head coach Chip Kelly this offseason, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN and Ian Rapoport of NFL.com.
On Sunday, Fox Sports' Jay Glazer reported Baalke had been informed of his firing, while Kelly would meet with ownership after Sunday's game. 
According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the York family met this week to discuss the future of the team's front office and head coach.
Baalke, 52, has been the team's general manager since 2011. After reaching the NFC Championship Game in three straight seasons and one Super Bowl to start Baalke's tenure, the team has gone 7-24 in the past two years.
Jim Harbaugh coached the team in Baalke's first four seasons at the helm, but the pair reportedly feuded behind the scenes before Harbaugh left for Michigan. Kelly and his predecessor, Jim Tomsula, haven't come close to the success that Harbaugh had in S...

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