Report: Sean Payton, Chip Kelly Interested In 49ers’ Head Coaching Position


According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, he is reporting that New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton would be interested in the San Francisco 49ers head coaching position if it became available.

Now others are rumored to have been showing considerable interest as recently fired Chip Kelly and Mike Shanahan are also in the mix:

The 49ers who have yet to officially fire head coach Jim Tomsula, appears to have their choice for head coach once Tomsula is let go.

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