Posts Tagged ‘mike-nolan’

Capers Agrees to Join Packers as Defensive Coordinator

In quite a turnaround from just a few days back when it seemed he was not taking the position, the Packers have landed coaching vet Dom Capers as their new defensive coordinator. The 58-year-old Capers has 38 years of coaching experience, including 23 years in the National Football League. He has been a defensive coordinator […]

Broncos Name Former Niners Coach Mike Nolan as New D Coordinator

Former San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Nolan has been named the new defensive coordinator of the Denver Broncos.  Nolan becomes the first assistant hired by Denver’s new head coach Josh McDaniels, and has a history with the Broncos, having served as a member of former coach Dan Reeves’ staff from 1987-to-1992.  The 49-year-old was […]

Could Brian Billick and Mike Nolan Head to Detroit Together in 2009?

There has been a lot of talk about the Lions looking at former Ravens head coach Brian Billick to lead them in the 2009 season. If that is the case, the team may also get former 49’ers coach Mike Nolan. is reporting the following about a possible package deal with Billick going to a […]

Niners Introduce Hall of Famer Singletary as New Coach

49ers general manager Scot McCloughan introduced interim head coach Mike Singletary at a press conference on Tuesday. Singletary takes over for Mike Nolan, who was fired on Monday after guiding the team to just a 2-and-5 record this season. McCloughan said Nolan just wasn’t producing the results on the field. The ‘Niners have lost four […]

Nolan Canned, Singletary Takes Over 49ers’ Reins

As was reported earlier today here at NFL Gridiron Gab, Mike Nolan was perilously close to losing his job as head coach of the San Francisco 49ers; it has been reported by Adam Schefter of the NFL Network that Nolan was fired by the team on Monday, seven games into what can be described as […]

Source: Niners Coach Nolan Ready to Get Canned After Sunday

The 49’ers at 2-5 are set to head into another direction, as ESPN is reporting that the Niners are set to fire head coach Mike Nolan after the teams next game vs the Seattle Seahawks this Sunday. The move will come as the Niners will head to their bye week after the Seattle game. The […]

Niners Appear Ready to Name O’Sullivan Opening Day Starter

It appears that the QB job in San Francisco is all but decided, as the 49’ers are going to pull a stunner and give the job to former Lions QB J.T. O’Sullivan.  Coach Mike Nolan said on Monday that O’Sullivan will start his third straight exhibition game this week vs the Bears, and that decision […]

Willis Set to Take Over Leadership Role on Niners

The 49ers are looking for a leader with the retirement of Bryant Young and Mike Nolan has already placed that responsibility on Patrick Willis. Nolan says Willis has taken the role naturally, and, really, it’s hard to argue. Who else would take that role? Isaac Bruce, a 15-year veteran, is a candidate, but he just […]