49ers retain the services of Brian Griese as QBs coach: source

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The San Francisco 49ers are hiring ESPN analyst Brian Griese as their new quarterbacks mentor.

A human being common with the transfer stated Friday that Griese will go away the “Monday Night time Football” booth to join mentor Kyle Shanahan’s staff. The human being spoke on ailment of anonymity mainly because the staff hadn’t introduced the using the services of.

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ESPN 1st documented the shift.

Griese has in no way held a coaching occupation but did engage in 11 seasons in the NFL, which include two in Tampa Bay when Shanahan was an assistant there in 2004-05. Griese was drafted by Denver by Shanahan’s father, Mike, and used his very first 5 seasons with the Broncos.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Brian Griese hands off to Warrick Dunn during the quarter second of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008, in Chicago. 

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Brian Griese palms off to Warrick Dunn all through the quarter next of an NFL football video game from the Chicago Bears, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008, in Chicago. 
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Griese used a lot more than a ten years after his enjoying occupation as a university analyst at ESPN right before signing up for the “Monday Night Soccer” booth in 2020. Griese was predicted to be changed in that job by Troy Aikman. The New York Publish documented very last week that Aikman will indicator a five-yr deal with ESPN to come to be the direct NFL analyst.

Griese replaces Loaded Scangarello, who still left the Niners previous week to acquire the offensive coordinator work at Kentucky.

Griese will be counted on to operate closely with Trey Lance, who was drafted third general by San Francisco in 2021. Lance started only two game titles as a rookie, but is envisioned to fill that part this season with starter Jimmy Garoppolo most likely to be traded.

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The 49ers have dropped many assistants this offseason with offensive coordinator Mike McDaniel acquiring employed as head coach in Miami and using receivers mentor Wes Welker and limited ends mentor Jon Embree with him.

Exclusive groups coordinator Richard Hightower was hired for the similar career in Chicago and functioning backs coach Bobby Turner is scheduling to choose the 12 months off to deal with clinical troubles.

The Niners haven’t declared any of their new employees hirings, but are bringing previous Chargers head mentor Anthony Lynn on as an offensive assistant among other moves.

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