Eric Mangini joins Niners staff
SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Eric Mangini is back in the NFL -- and back to his coaching roots.
The former coach of the Cleveland Browns and New York Jets was introduced as a senior offensive consultant for the San Francisco 49ers on Tuesday, one day after he formally began his new job with the defending NFC champions.
While the move surprised many around the NFL because Mangini's background is on defense, the 42-year-old spent his first two seasons in the NFL working as an offensive assistant.
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