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Your daily San Francisco 49ers news for Sunday, February 6th, 2022

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49ers hire former Chargers HC Anthony Lynn to assistant head coach role [report]

“Lynn was much maligned for his decision making in key situations, but was the Chargers’ head coach for four years, and drafted Justin Herbert. His Chargers had the highest-graded rushing offense in the NFL in 2018, per Pro Football Focus.”

Matt Maiocco explains why 49ers could get ‘pretty good draft haul’ for Jimmy Garoppolo

“When you look at the typical, annual NFL quarterback market, Jimmy Garoppolo, to me this year, is a better commodity than Carson Wentz was a year ago,” Maiocco said. “He’s a better commodity than Sam Darnold was a year ago. And look at what they fetched on the trade market.”

Which potential Jimmy Garoppolo suitors make the most sense

“There are three clear frontrunners in Pittsburgh, Washington and Tampa Bay, followed by a few dark horses. The fact that the 49ers are tied with the three teams in that dark horse category is not an especially promising sign for those other teams, given how clear the indication is that Garoppolo will depart.”

49ers OC Mike McDaniel has long interview for Dolphins head coach job

“Mike McDaniel, who was promoted to offensive coordinator with the 49ers last season, interviewed for 10 hours with the Dolphins on Friday according to NFL Media’s Peter Schrager.”

Lombardi: Pushing the torturous edge: Reflecting on the 49ers’ harrowing season, a prelude to a fascinating future (paywall)

“Yet the 49ers, who played 12 road games this season — more than any NFL team, ever — did something that’s never been done before over that must-win stretch, per Elias Sports. They went on the road and beat three straight opponents with at least 12 wins.”