The San Francisco 49ers have not formally announced their new coaching staff, but we have a pretty good idea of how the staff will shake out. Matt Barrows put together a bit of a feature on Jim Tomsula and his staff, and he had an interesting revelation about some game-planning. According to Barrows, offensive line coach Chris Foerster is expected to be the primary architect of the running game, while Steve Logan is "expected to have a heavy influence in the passing attack."
Barrows mentioned that Foerster was the Miami Dolphins OC last year, but I was under the impression he was Washington's offensive line coach each of the last five years. Either way, he is the guy to potentially track as the running game develops in 2015. The 49ers ground game has had a lot of talent to drive it the last four years, but at times there has been an inconsistency in usage. We don't need to see them going all Mike Singletary with three yards and a cloud of dust. But there can be more consistent usage.
As for the passing game? Well, Geep Chryst has been working with Colin Kaepernick the last four years as his quarterbacks coach. He was reportedly involved in the red zone offense for some stretch of that time, but as the team moves forward, will he have the primary offensive vision, or will he be effectively implementing Trent Baalke's offensive vision with Foerster and Logan, among others helping on the ground and through the air?