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49ers | Vic Fangio could be head coach

Mon, 08 Dec 2014 03:52:49 -0800

San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Vic Fangio is a possible candidate to take over as head coach if Jim Harbaugh leaves the team.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Boston Globe - Ben Volin

49ers | Two assistant coaches could be HC candidates

Sun, 30 Nov 2014 09:44:34 -0800

San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Vic Fangio and defensive line coach Jim Tomsula likely would be head coaching candidates if head coach Jim Harbaugh does not return next season, according to sources. Denver Broncos offensive coordinator Adam Gase likely would be the top external candidate for the job, but the team is expected to thoroughly explore its internal candidates.

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49ers | Vic Fangio extended

Wed, 19 Mar 2014 05:46:04 -0700

The San Francisco 49ers extended defensive coordinator Vic Fangio's contract through the 2015 season, and boosted his salary.

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Redskins | No interviews with SF coordinators scheduled

Sun, 12 Jan 2014 09:12:33 -0800

Updating a previous report, Washington Redskins spokesman Tony Wyllie said the Redskins were never scheduled to interview San Francisco 49ers offensive coordinator Greg Roman and defensive coordinator Vic Fangio for their head coaching position.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Washington Post - Mark Maske

Redskins | Did not cancel interviews before hiring Jay Gruden

Sun, 12 Jan 2014 08:51:50 -0800

The San Francisco 49ers are unhappy with the Washington Redskins because the Redskins did not cancel their interviews with 49ers offensive coordinator Greg Roman and defensive coordinator Vic Fangio before hiring head coach Jay Gruden. Roman and Fangio were preparing for their interviews Thursday, Jan. 9, which was the day the Redskins hired Gruden.

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Redskins | Ask to talk with Vic Fangio

Mon, 06 Jan 2014 11:18:58 -0800

The Washington Redskins have asked permission to interview San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Vic Fangio for their head coaching position.

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49ers | Coordinators will be in booth

Thu, 17 Feb 2011 10:30:27 -0800

San Francisco 49ers offensive coordinator Greg Roman and defensive coordinator Vic Fangio both indicated that they will be in the coaches booth during games next season, reports Matt Barrows, of the Sacramento Bee.

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49ers | Vic Fangio hired

Fri, 14 Jan 2011 14:58:51 -0800

The San Francisco 49ers have hired Stanford defensive coordinator Vic Fangio as their new defensive coordinator, a source told CSNBayArea.com's Matt Maiocco.

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49ers | Vic Fangio expected to become DC

Wed, 12 Jan 2011 07:18:07 -0800

Updating a previous report, the San Francisco 49ers are expected to hire Stanford defensive coordinator Vic Fangio as their new defensive coordinator, sources told Jason La Canfora, of NFL Network.

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Cowboys | Speak with Vic Fangio

Tue, 11 Jan 2011 07:44:01 -0800

The Dallas Cowboys have talked with Stanford defensive coordinator Vic Fangio about joining their staff as defensive coordinator, according to multiple sources, reports Todd Archer, of ESPNDallas.com.

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49ers | Vic Fangio could become DC

Sat, 08 Jan 2011 12:29:14 -0800

The San Francisco 49ers could hire Stanford defensive coordinator Vic Fangio as their new defensive coordinator, reports Adam Schefter, of ESPN.

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Ravens | Team retains Fangio

Wed, 30 Jan 2008 12:27:00 -0800

Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh announced the team has retained Vic Fangio as special assistant to the head coach Wednesday, Jan. 30. Fangio is entering his third year with the Ravens.

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Jets | Team to interview Fangio

Tue, 31 Jan 2006 05:52:42 -0800

The New York Post reports former Houston Texans defensive coordinator Vic Fangio is scheduled to interview with the New York Jets Tuesday, Jan. 31, possibly for the linebackers coach opening.

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Packers | Team interviews Fangio for defensive coordinator

Thu, 19 Jan 2006 21:41:08 -0800

Bob McGinn, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, reports Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy interviewed Houston Texans defensive coordinator Vic Fangio for the Packers' vacant defensive coordinator position. Fangio doesn't appear to be a strong candidate.

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Texans | Babin Getting Work at Left OLB

Sat, 08 May 2004 09:31:30 -0700

Carlton Thompson, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans rookie LB Jason Babin, a collegiate defensive end, received practice reps at left outside linebacker during the team's minicamp, May 7. The plan is to convert Babin to outside linebacker in their 3-4 defensive scheme and shift veteran OLB Kailee Wong over to the right side. "With Babin and/or Peek or (Anthony) Dunn or some of these other young guys we have the roster, they're bigger guys and maybe they can stand up better to the running game over there and maybe take some of the load off Kailee from that point of view," Texans defensive coordinator Vic Fangio said.

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Texans | Fangio Hired as Defensive Coordinator

Mon, 14 Jan 2002 10:52:53 -0800

HoustonTexans.com reports the Houston Texans have hired Vic Fangio as their defensive coordinator. Fangio previously held the same title with the Indianapolis Colts.

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Texans | Fangio In?

Fri, 11 Jan 2002 20:58:48 -0800

As an update to previous reports, the Houston Chronicle is reporting Vic Fangio, former defensive coordinator for the Indianapolis Colts, has reportedly accepted the same position with the Houston Texans. He will be introduced at a news conference next week. In Houston, Fangio will be reunited with Texans coach Dom Capers, under whom Fangio served as defensive coordinator from 1995-1998 in Carolina.

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Texans | Fangio Update

Wed, 09 Jan 2002 20:19:56 -0800

The Houston Chronicle reports it appears the Houston Texans are moving closer to hiring Vic Fangio as their defensive coordinator. Former Colts coach Jim Mora said Fangio already has been offered the job by the Texans, although Texans head coach Dom Capers said "nothing formal has been done." "I've worked with Vic for 12 years, and I know him as well as anyone," Capers said. "He's an outstanding football coach. But right now, things are just preliminary."

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Colts | More On Mora Firing

Tue, 08 Jan 2002 20:51:21 -0800

The AP reports the main reason the Indianapolis Colts fired coach Jim Mora was he refused to fire defensive coordinator Vic Fangio, who had worked for Mora in each of his head coaching stops since 1983. Mora said there were other reasons that he was not free to discuss. "I was convinced beyond a shadow of a doubt and still am that the best way for us to be a good team was to keep Vic as defensive coordinator. Obviously that opinion was not shared," Mora said during a news conference. Mora said Fangio already has a job offer to be a defensive coordinator, but he did not identify the team.

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Colts | Fangio to Talk with Texans

Tue, 08 Jan 2002 13:12:22 -0800

Indianapolis Colts team president Bill Polian said the team has granted defensive coordinator Vic Fangio permission to speak with the Houston Texans about their defensive coordinator position.

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Colts | Mora Wants To Stay

Sun, 06 Jan 2002 16:15:23 -0800

Michael Marot reports for the Associated Press an emotional Jim Mora said after Sunday's game he wants to remain coach of the Indianapolis Colts. "I will not quit. I will not quit," Mora said. "I want to coach here, I should be the coach here." Team president Bill Polian declined to answer questions about Mora's security following a 6-10 season. Mora has one more season remaining on his five-year contract. A large part of the Colts problem was a defense that ranked among the worst in the league against the run, against the pass and in scoring. Mora said he met with Polian regarding defensive coordinator Vic Fangio, but he would not dicuss any details. Mora defended Fangio as one of the best defensive minds in the game.

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