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Report: 49ers hire former Dolphins OL Coach Chris Foerster

The same coach that became famous for “snorting a white powdery substance”

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Per Jenna Laine of ESPN, the San Francisco 49ers hired former Miami Dolphins offensive line coach Chris Foerster. Foerster became an internet sensation during the 2017 regular season when a Las Vegas model said Foerster used her as a “cocaine platter.” He said in January of 2018 that he completed a two-month stint in rehab at the HeadWaters at Origins Behavioral HealthCare in West Palm Beach, Florida. He called hitting bottom after the video “was what I needed.”

It’s unknown when the 49ers hired Foerster. He’s not listed on the teams’ website under coaches. Before his resignation, he was among the NFL’s highest-paid assistant coaches, earning a salary between $2.5 million and $3 million a year. To me, that is an indicator that he can coach. Laine mentioned that Foerster helps the Niners with game-planning.

Before Foerster’s two seasons with the Dolphins, he spent the 2015 season as the 49ers’ offensive line coach and spent five seasons with the Washington Redskins, overlapping with Kyle Shanahan for four seasons. He was also with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for six seasons (1996-2001) when 49ers general manager John Lynch was playing.