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Eric Mangini to coach tight ends

Eric Mangini is officially an NFL coach again, but the former defensive specialist is now firmly on the offensive side of the ball.

Mangini -- a former head coach of the New York Jets and Cleveland Browns -- will become the San Francisco 49ers' tight ends coach, the team announced Thursday. He joined the team in June as an offensive consultant, his approach being to help the offense from a defensive perspective.

Mangini said late in the season that he was open to anything moving forward. Reggie Davis will move from tight ends coach to co-assistant offensive line coach with Mike Solari.