Chip Kelly

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Chip Kelly finds landing spot on television

When a reporter asked then-49ers head coach Chip Kelly in November whether…

 

Levi's Stadium was filled with fans wearing Seattle Seahawks colors and empty seats on Sunday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

49ers end lost season with a whimper

Chip Kelly becomes second coach in a row to last just one…

 

Jed York said he was embarrassed about the 49ers’ performance in recent years. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

New Year, same Jed: 49ers CEO explains himself after firing coach for third-straight year

SANTA CLARA — Jed York is getting pretty familiar with explaining lost…

 

After leading the 49ers to victory over the Rams, Colin Kaepernick will start against the Seahawks. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Chip to stick with Kaepernick at QB in finale

The 49ers fans who hate Colin Kaepernick won’t be receiving their wish…

After leading the 49ers to victory over the Rams, Colin Kaepernick will start against the Seahawks. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
Aaron Lynch thinks the 49ers are close to being one of the best teams in the NFC. Chip Kelly prefers to gauge success in wins and losses. (Jeffrey Beall/Flickr; Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Chip doesn’t see value in getting fiery over failure

Despite being in the midst of a 12-game losing streak, the 49ers…

Aaron Lynch thinks the 49ers are close to being one of the best teams in the NFC. Chip Kelly prefers to gauge success in wins and losses. (Jeffrey Beall/Flickr; Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
A plane flew above the stadium before the game calling for Trent Baalke’s firing. The 49ers did little to negate that possibility during their loss to the lowly New York Jets. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

The 2016 49ers: Making the unbelievable believable

March toward one-win season continues with collapse vs. Jets SANTA CLARA —…

A plane flew above the stadium before the game calling for Trent Baalke’s firing. The 49ers did little to negate that possibility during their loss to the lowly New York Jets. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
It wasn't a pretty outing for the 49ers at Soldier Field on Sunday. (Erin Hooley/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

Will latest fiasco be Kap’s last gasp? Faithful can only hope

CHICAGO — OK, all of you Colin Kaepernick sympathizers, let’s hear the…

It wasn't a pretty outing for the 49ers at Soldier Field on Sunday. (Erin Hooley/Chicago Tribune/TNS)
Colin Kaepernick came two yards short of delivering the 49ers their second win of the season. Before that loss, Trent Baalke said he took reponsibility for the Niners’ lost season. (Charles Trainor Jr./Miami Herald/TNS)

Kap shakes off questions about future as Baalke plans for it

The 49ers’ season was functionally over weeks ago, leading many to look…

Colin Kaepernick came two yards short of delivering the 49ers their second win of the season. Before that loss, Trent Baalke said he took reponsibility for the Niners’ lost season. (Charles Trainor Jr./Miami Herald/TNS)
LaGarette Blount runs away from Eli Harold and Eric Reid during the first half of the San Francisco 49ers' game against the New England Patriots on Sunday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Patriots turn it on late, pound 49ers

SANTA CLARA — The New England Patriots' victory over the 49ers on…

LaGarette Blount runs away from Eli Harold and Eric Reid during the first half of the San Francisco 49ers' game against the New England Patriots on Sunday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
It’s not a great sign that the highlight of the year on the field at Levi’s Stadium doesn’t involve an actual NFL play. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Are you not entertained, 49ers fans? (Because you probably shouldn’t be)

There haven’t been many exciting 49ers games to watch this season. Even…

It’s not a great sign that the highlight of the year on the field at Levi’s Stadium doesn’t involve an actual NFL play. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
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Chip gives Baalke a vote of confidence

Trent Baalke is no stranger to being under fire. Ever since he…

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It's been a tough season for the San Francisco 49ers on the defensive side of the ball. Ezekiel Elliott dominating in Week 3 was just a sign of things to come. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

49ers express faith in embattled defensive coordinator

SANTA CLARA — The San Francisco 49ers have made a habit of…

It's been a tough season for the San Francisco 49ers on the defensive side of the ball. Ezekiel Elliott dominating in Week 3 was just a sign of things to come. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Chip Kelly believes more than just Jim O'Neil is responsible for the 49ers' historically bad run defense. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

No one person responsible for 49ers horrid run D, Chip says

The San Francisco 49ers entered their bye week the worst run-stopping team…

Chip Kelly believes more than just Jim O'Neil is responsible for the 49ers' historically bad run defense. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Chip Kelly knows there isn't a magical fix for this team. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Chip Kelly and the edge of despair

There’s no easy fix for the 1-6 San Francisco 49ers. They have…

Chip Kelly knows there isn't a magical fix for this team. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) plays in the fourth quarter against the Los Angeles Rams at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on September 12, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Earth to Planet Baalke: Why is Kap still here?

Balls needs help. And, no, it’s not what you’re thinkin’. Can somebody…

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) plays in the fourth quarter against the Los Angeles Rams at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on September 12, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
It hasn't been an easy season for the Faithful, and it might be time for the 49ers front office to make a move for the future.. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

If other teams are calling with offers, 49ers should act now

The San Francisco 49ers have reached their bye week. They sit at…

It hasn't been an easy season for the Faithful, and it might be time for the 49ers front office to make a move for the future.. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco 49ers head coach Chip Kelly works the sideline during a game against the Dallas Cowboys at Levis Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on October 2, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Could a college team poach Chip Kelly?

It dogged him while he was in Philadelphia and it appears it’s…

San Francisco 49ers head coach Chip Kelly works the sideline during a game against the Dallas Cowboys at Levis Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on October 2, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Carlos Hyde has been the lone bright spot for a struggling 49ers offense. He’ll likely be out on Sunday against Tampa Bay. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Niners may have to play Bucs without best offensive player

The San Francisco 49ers have struggled incredibly on both sides of the…

Carlos Hyde has been the lone bright spot for a struggling 49ers offense. He’ll likely be out on Sunday against Tampa Bay. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Colin Kaepernick has been making national headlines all season long. Now he’ll have a chance to make a difference on the field as he replaces Blaine Gabbert (pictured). (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Badly in need of a new approach, 49ers announce they’ll start Colin Kaepernick

The San Francisco 49ers have seen enough of Blaine Gabbert, the starting…

Colin Kaepernick has been making national headlines all season long. Now he’ll have a chance to make a difference on the field as he replaces Blaine Gabbert (pictured). (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The San Francisco 49ers defense was easy to run against last week after NaVorro Bowman went down with an injury. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Can Chip, 49ers coaches save overmatched defense?

The San Francisco 49ers host the Arizona Cardinals tonight in a prime…

The San Francisco 49ers defense was easy to run against last week after NaVorro Bowman went down with an injury. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)