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Wednesday, December 31, 2008
Staff movement with 49ers, Rams

By Mike Sando

Posted by's Mike Sando

Jim Chaney is leaving his job coaching the Rams' tight ends to join Lane Kiffin's staff at Tennessee as offensive coordinator.

This is a no-brainer move for Chaney given that the Rams will shake up their coaching staff even if Jim Haslett remains.

In San Francisco, the 49ers have dismissed quarterbacks coach and assistant head coach Ted Tollner and runnings backs coach Tony Nathan.