You hire a coach to do one thing and one thing only. Win Super Bowls.
In the case of Kyle Shanahan, he went an entire season with the highest rated offense in the league, and basically needed a single point in the fourth quarter to put a ring on his finger. He managed to calamitously screw that up, walk away with nothing, and end his tenure with the Falcons.
Steve Smith joined Rich Eisen today and said that if he was the 49ers front office, he would be wary about hiring a guy who choked on that stage. They should have reversed course and gone a different direction with their hire. Listen below.
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