VOTE: Who would you rather have? Mike Shanahan or Jim Tomsula?


San Francisco 49ers head-coaching candidate Mike Shanahan does it again as he beat out yet another coaching candidate in Patriots OC Josh McDaniels. Shanahan who also won against Rex Ryan, Adam Gase, and Dan Quinn will now go-up against the internal front-runners to win the job.

So with Shanahan being the external fan favorite to win the job, who will win between him and 49ers defensive line coach Jim Tomsula? Vote by commenting below to see who will meet DC Vic Fangio in the finals on


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