The San Francisco 49ers players appeared to bid farewell to the DeMeco Ryans after the team lost 31-7 in the NFC Championship Game. A defensive coordinator is a prime candidate for a head coaching job. After Sunday’s game, NFL Insider Ian Rapoport reported that Ryans is expected to be the Houston Texans’ next coach if the second interview of the week goes well.
The fact that Lyons may have last coached the 49ers defense finally hit the players in the locker room at Lincoln Financial Field after the season ended.
Linebacker Fred Warner said, “I hadn’t thought about it until this point because obviously you think you’re going to win it all.” It was the first time I thought it was the last game.We’ve been through this together.I owe it all to him.He’s the reason I’m the player I am today.”
Head coach Kyle Shanahan is looking for a new defensive coordinator this offseason. He’s not thrilled about losing Ryans, who helped the 49ers finish the 2022 season with a top-ranked defense.
“I hope his wife doesn’t get mad, but I hope he doesn’t become head coach next year,” Shanahan jokingly said last week. is from.”
Shanahan admits he thought he was going to lose Ryan’s final offseason. His defensive coordinator turned down his second interview with the Minnesota Vikings and said he would remain with the 49ers for the season 1. He chose not to investigate the Raiders’ interest.
Every Ryans player knows he deserves the job of head coach. They believe he has the necessary qualities to lead his NFL franchise.
“He deserves enough to go on to be head coach. It was tough today for sure,” Warner said.
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