However, 49ers’ ownership would reportedly prefer to keep Kaepernick and believe he can be salvaged, even though there are still questions about his accuracy and decision-making.
Cole mentions that it will be important for Kelly to build a solid running game to protect Kaepernick moving forward.
- Adam Caplan of ESPN reports that the Eagles are considering former WR Greg Lewis for a role under new HC Doug Pederson.
- However, nothing is finalized as of now, according to Caplan.
Panthers OC Mike Shula explained that he was willing to interview for head coaching jobs while the team was still alive in the playoffs. However, he never received any calls.
“All I said (to the media) was I’m focused on the playoffs,” Shula said, via FOX Sports. “The other quote was if it did happen, if I was approached, I’d have to consider that at the time. Those were my only quotes.
“Somebody said I had an agent out there talking, too. I don’t have an agent. I have a friend that helps me, but he definitely wasn’t that person … I don’t know where that (report) came from.”
- Paul Kuharsky of ESPN, citing a league source, reports that the Titans signed new HC Mike Mularkey to a three-year contract.