Jim Tomsula

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Blaine Gabbert (2) reacts to not converting for a first down against the Los Angeles Rams at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on September 12, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Kelly’s Niners do impossible, make Tomsula’s look better

Almost nobody in his drug-free mind believed in miracles after Chip Kelly…

 

Jeff Samardzija, seen here on Aug. 17, didn’t pitch well in a big game against the Chicago Cubs on Thursday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Jeff Samardzija fades when Giants need him most

CHICAGO — When the Giants shelled out 90-million bucks for free agent Jeff…

 

Colin Kaepernick and Blaine Gabbert are the 49ers' quarterbacks, which means they have an unsettled position battle. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Camp Kelly sounds like more of the same ol’ same old

Are you ready for some football? Ready for some 49ers football? Yeah,…

 

The Cleveland Browns are reportedly offering their No. 2 overall pick to interested buyers. Will the 49ers move up to pick homegrown prospect Jared Goff? (Darron Cummings/AP)

Phil Simms doesn’t like Jared Goff, do the 49ers?

The 49ers were a bad team in 2015. So the 2016 NFL…

The Cleveland Browns are reportedly offering their No. 2 overall pick to interested buyers. Will the 49ers move up to pick homegrown prospect Jared Goff? (Darron Cummings/AP)
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, left, laughs as Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis talks to the media after an NFL owners meeting on Jan. 12 in Houston. (Pat Sullivan/AP)

NFL won’t rule out a Raiders move to Sin City

Empty suit, err, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell straddled the fence on Wednesday …

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, left, laughs as Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis talks to the media after an NFL owners meeting on Jan. 12 in Houston. (Pat Sullivan/AP)
49ers coach Chip Kelly, center, gestures beside Stanford football coach David Shaw, right, during Stanford's NFL Pro Day on Thursday. (Ben Margot/AP)

Chip Kelly continues to praise Colin Kaepernick

STANFORD — While others speculate whether Colin Kaepernick wants to remain in San…

49ers coach Chip Kelly, center, gestures beside Stanford football coach David Shaw, right, during Stanford's NFL Pro Day on Thursday. (Ben Margot/AP)
Former Cal running back CJ Anderson thought he would be spending his winters in Miami. But the Broncos matched the Dolphins' offer sheet, so Anderson will remain in the mountains. (David Zalubowski/AP)

Former Cal RB ‘surprised’ to return to Broncos

The Raiders announced Tuesday they re-signed wide receiver Andre Holmes. The contract…

Former Cal running back CJ Anderson thought he would be spending his winters in Miami. But the Broncos matched the Dolphins' offer sheet, so Anderson will remain in the mountains. (David Zalubowski/AP)
Joe Montana, left, talks about technology with New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees as part of the Future of the NFL panel at Moscone West on Tuesday. (David J. Phillip/AP)

Joe Cool to Joe Code: Montana rides tech wave

The NFL has big plans for technology in the future, and guess…

Joe Montana, left, talks about technology with New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees as part of the Future of the NFL panel at Moscone West on Tuesday. (David J. Phillip/AP)
LeBron James insists he was as surprised as everyone else when he heard of David Blatt's firing. (Ben Margot/2015 AP)

Blatt’s All, Folks: LeBron Wanted Mark Jackson

In addition to revolutionizing basketball, the Warriors have contributed mightily to discombobulating…

LeBron James insists he was as surprised as everyone else when he heard of David Blatt's firing. (Ben Margot/2015 AP)
Former Giants head coach Tom Coughlin, left, and former Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan are both old enough to be Jed York’s grandfather. But the only reason to hire either of the coaches is if they give the 49ers a fighting chance to win.

The 69ers: AARP coach on tap

Hey, Don Shula is only 86. George Seifert turns 76 this month.…

Former Giants head coach Tom Coughlin, left, and former Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan are both old enough to be Jed York’s grandfather. But the only reason to hire either of the coaches is if they give the 49ers a fighting chance to win.
New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton speaks during a news conference at the NFL football training facility in Metairie, La., Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016. Payton talked about his continued commitment to the Saints during the news conference. (Max Becherer/AP)

Payton stays put, 49ers set up Jackson meeting

If it’s a high-profile name with a Super Bowl pedigree that the…

New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton speaks during a news conference at the NFL football training facility in Metairie, La., Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016. Payton talked about his continued commitment to the Saints during the news conference. (Max Becherer/AP)

Column: In search of Super Bowls, NFL coaches first to go

The San Francisco 49ers were so eager to get rid of Jim…

Word is the 49ers have some interest in hiring New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton to replace Jim Tomsula, but they have some stiff competition in the form of the New York Giants, who Payton may find more appealing. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Kelly wants gig, but 49ers have company in Payton race

Chip Kelly covets the job and has alerted the 49ers. Sean Payton…

Word is the 49ers have some interest in hiring New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton to replace Jim Tomsula, but they have some stiff competition in the form of the New York Giants, who Payton may find more appealing. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
49ers Chief Executive Officer Jed York gestures while speaking to reporters during a media conference Monday, Jan. 4, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. York answered questions regarding the announcement that Jim Tomsula has been relieved of his head coaching duties. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

York tries and, as usual, fails

He had me reeled in, I’ll admit. Five yards from my seat…

49ers Chief Executive Officer Jed York gestures while speaking to reporters during a media conference Monday, Jan. 4, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. York answered questions regarding the announcement that Jim Tomsula has been relieved of his head coaching duties. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
San Francisco 49ers Chief Executive Officer Jed York gestures while speaking to reporters during a media conference Monday in Santa Clara. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

49ers CEO Jed York: Trent Baalke will remain general manager

SANTA CLARA — San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York is retaining Trent…

San Francisco 49ers Chief Executive Officer Jed York gestures while speaking to reporters during a media conference Monday in Santa Clara. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
St. Louis Rams tight end Lance Kendricks (88) is tackled by San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid (35) during the second half  in Santa Clara on Sunday. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Dawson kicks 23-yard winning field goal, 49ers beat Rams

SANTA CLARA — Whatever Jim Tomsula's future holds as 49ers coach, San…

St. Louis Rams tight end Lance Kendricks (88) is tackled by San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid (35) during the second half  in Santa Clara on Sunday. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Jim Tomsula, walking off the field Sunday with assistant coach Tony Sparano after his final game as 49ers' head coach, is one of many reasons why a once-iconic franchise has hit rock-bottom.  (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

Payton Place? Not with Baalke still here

Ignore the Yorkaganda and realize this much: Dumping Jim Tomsula, in and…

Jim Tomsula, walking off the field Sunday with assistant coach Tony Sparano after his final game as 49ers' head coach, is one of many reasons why a once-iconic franchise has hit rock-bottom.  (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
San Francisco 49ers fullback Bruce Miller (49) celebrates with teammates during overtime of an NFL football game against the St. Louis Rams in Santa Clara on Sunday. The 49ers won 19-16 in overtime. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Tomsula fired, Harbaugh tweets, ‘You will reap what you sow’

Twelve months after the 49ers parted ways with their most successful coach…

San Francisco 49ers fullback Bruce Miller (49) celebrates with teammates during overtime of an NFL football game against the St. Louis Rams in Santa Clara on Sunday. The 49ers won 19-16 in overtime. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Stanford coach David Shaw, walking off with another Rose Bowl prize, would require only a 14-mile reach for the 49ers. But Shaw likely wants no part of a struggling franchise’s inner workings. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

Unless Jed vanishes, Shaw-49ers no match

PASADENA — Forget Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State and Coach Khaki, who says…

Stanford coach David Shaw, walking off with another Rose Bowl prize, would require only a 14-mile reach for the 49ers. But Shaw likely wants no part of a struggling franchise’s inner workings. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)
Jim Tomsula and the 49ers will head into the offseason with a great deal of uncertainty about next year’s roster. (Jose Juarez/AP)

Tomsula hasn’t been told about his future

With his disappointing first full season as 49ers head coach coming to…

Jim Tomsula and the 49ers will head into the offseason with a great deal of uncertainty about next year’s roster. (Jose Juarez/AP)