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Wed, 15 Jan 2014 20:31:08 -0800
Minnesota Vikings linebackers coach Mike Singletary said Wednesday, Jan. 15, that he will not be back next season, and he will leave the team when his three-year contract expires at the end of the month. "I knew that this would be my last year as things were as linebackers coach," Singletary said. "It's time to move on. I just felt I had grown as much as I could here."
Fri, 08 Feb 2013 17:54:57 -0800
Minnesota Vikings assistant head coach and linebackers coach Mike Singletary interviewed for the defensive coordinator position of the St. Louis Rams this week, according to a source.
Tue, 05 Feb 2013 11:31:09 -0800
Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier said the entire coaching staff will remain intact heading into the 2013 season, unless someone chooses to leave. Special teams coordinator Mike Priefer and linebackers coach Mike Singletary interviewed for the Chicago Bears' head coaching job. Jeff Howard replaced former assistant coach Cameron Rivera after he left to become the quarterbacks/receivers coach for his father Ron Rivera and the Carolina Panthers.
Fri, 11 Jan 2013 07:32:00 -0800
Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery has interviews lined up with Minnesota Vikings assistants Mike Singletary and Mike Priefer this weekend.
Tue, 08 Jan 2013 12:37:04 -0800
The Chicago Bears are asking to interview Minnesota Vikings special teams coordinator Mike Priefer and linebackers coach Mike Singletary for their head coaching position.
Wed, 25 Jan 2012 11:52:22 -0800
Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier said linebackers coach Fred Pagac will be the primary linebackers coach next season but assistant head coach Mike Singletary will also help out with the linebackers.
Wed, 18 Jan 2012 12:42:37 -0800
Minnesota Vikings linebackers coach/special assistant to the head coach Mike Singletary will remain with the team for the 2012 season. Former linebackers coach Fred Pagac is still considering whether to return.
Wed, 18 Jan 2012 12:28:38 -0800
Former Minnesota Vikings defensive coordinator Fred Pagac is still considering the Vikings' offer to be the linebackers coach. If Pagac does accept the job, it is believed current linebackers coach Mike Singletary would remain on the coaching staff.
Mon, 16 Jan 2012 07:32:58 -0800
Former Minnesota Vikings defensive coordinator Fred Pagac was offered the team's linebackers coach position, leaving the status of assistant coach Mike Singletary up in the air. Singletary, who coached the linebackers in 2011, could either be promoted to defensive coordinator or looking for work elsewhere. Singletary is close friends with head coach Leslie Frazier.
Mon, 09 Jan 2012 07:36:38 -0800
Former St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo is one of four candidates the Minnesota Vikings are considering for their defensive coordinator position. Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris, Jacksonville Jaguars interim head coach and defensive coordinator Mel Tucker and Vikings linebackers and assistant head coach Mike Singletary are also under consideration.
Sat, 07 Jan 2012 13:21:53 -0800
The Minnesota Vikings are scheduled to interview former St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo, Jacksonville Jaguars interim head coach Mel Tucker and linebackers coach Mike Singletary for their defensive coordinator position.
Tue, 18 Jan 2011 10:34:03 -0800
Former San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Singletary said he will be joining the coaching staff of the Minnesota Vikings, according to ESPN.com. "I will be in Minnesota with Les," Singletary told "The Waddle & Silvy Show." "I will be a linebackers coach/assistant head coach."
Mon, 17 Jan 2011 07:21:03 -0800
The Minnesota Vikings are close to adding Mike Singletary to their coaching staff as linebackers coach, according to Chip Scoggins, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune. "It looks good," a league source said of the prospective hire.
Sun, 16 Jan 2011 11:43:07 -0800
The Carolina Panthers are interested in adding former San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Singletary to their coaching staff as the linebackers coach, reports Jason La Canfora, of NFL Network.
Mon, 10 Jan 2011 09:28:53 -0800
The Minnesota Vikings are expected to hire former San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Singletary as their new linebackers coach, reports Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune.
Thu, 06 Jan 2011 20:41:00 -0800
Former San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Singletary will interview for the position of linebackers coach with the Minnesota Vikings, reports John Clayton, of ESPN.com.
Sun, 26 Dec 2010 21:27:24 -0800
The San Francisco 49ers have fired head coach Mike Singletary, reports Mike Sando, of ESPN.com. Defensive line coach Jim Tomsula will take over as head coach on an interim basis.
Sun, 26 Dec 2010 18:22:30 -0800
San Francisco 49ers president Jed York would not say if head coach Mike Singletary would be coaching the team in Week 17 or if he will be let go prior to the game, reports ESPN.com. York said money will not factor into the team's decision on Singletary.
Fri, 17 Dec 2010 07:23:29 -0800
San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Singletary said following the team's Week 15 loss that he will consider switching from QB Alex Smith to QB Troy Smith for Week 16, according to Matt Barrows, of the Sacramento Bee. Singletary considered pulling Smith during Week 15. "Once again, I want to get back and look at the film," Singletary said. "It wasn't just Alex ... I think our offensive line has to do a better job in terms of protecting him." Smith threw for 165 yards and was sacked six times.
Tue, 23 Nov 2010 08:47:50 -0800
San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Singletary said he has not done a good enough job coaching the team this season, according to Matt Maiocco, of CSNBayArea.com. "I'll put it this way: You have to go through every game and say, 'Am I doing a good job?' Obviously, at 3-7, no. I wouldn't even dare to say I'm doing a good job. But it's not over, yet," Singletary said.
Tue, 09 Nov 2010 09:26:46 -0800
San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Singletary said he has not yet decided on a starting quarterback for Week 10, according to Eric Branch, of the Santa Rosa Press-Democrat. "Sometime before the game we'll know who the starter is going to be," Singletary said.
Tue, 26 Oct 2010 08:33:07 -0700
San Francisco 49ers owner John York said that he is committed to head coach Mike Singletary through the duration of this season, according to Matt Barrows, of the Sacramento Bee.
Tue, 19 Oct 2010 07:05:29 -0700
San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Singletary said he likes his rotation of outside linebacker just fine despite reports the team would be interested in San Diego Chargers LB Shawne Merriman upon his release, according to David White, of the San Francisco Chronicle. "If there's someone out there that makes you better, you're always going to look at it," Singletary said. "But I like our guys right now."
Mon, 11 Oct 2010 07:49:56 -0700
San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Singletary said he was not ready to name QB Alex D. Smith his starter for Week 6, according to CBSSports.com. "I've got to go back and look at the film," Singletary said, adding that "it's possible" he'll hand the job to backup QB David Carr.
Mon, 11 Oct 2010 06:45:59 -0700
San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Singletary will remain with the team throughout the season, according to team president Jed York, reports Daniel Brown, of the San Jose Mercury News. "His job is not on the line," York said when asked whether Singletary needed to beat the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 5. "When you're losing football games or when you're winning football games, it doesn't matter what happened before. It's what's coming up."
Sun, 10 Oct 2010 22:40:52 -0700
After losing to the Philadelphia Eagles during Week 5, the San Francisco 49ers are now 0-5, reports The Associated Press. They are one of three winless teams in the NFL and are off to their worst start in 31 years. Three of their losses this season have come by three points or fewer. Head coach Mike Singletary said he feels the team is a pretty decent football team despite their 0-5 record. "I'm disappointed for them, because we put ourselves in this situation. Only we can get ourselves out," Singletary said following the game.
Mon, 04 Oct 2010 10:56:16 -0700
The San Francisco 49ers are not considering firing head coach Mike Singletary at this point even though the team has started the season 0-4, sources told Adam Schefter. There is no guarantee that Singletary will remain with the team after the season.
Mon, 27 Sep 2010 07:40:28 -0700
San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Singletary said he will have some hard decisions to make after the team's Week 3 loss, but he will not relieve offensive coordinator Jimmy Raye of his duties, according to Matt Barrows, of the Sacramento Bee. Singletary added Raye will be the team's offensive coordinator the rest of the season.
Mon, 13 Sep 2010 07:28:40 -0700
San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Singletary called out QB Alex D. Smith, WR Michael Crabtree and the offensive line in the locker room following the team's Week 1 game, reports Matt Maiocco, of CSNBayArea.com, according to a team source. Despite Smith's struggles, Singletary said he never once considered playing QB David Carr. "Alex (Smith) is our quarterback," Singletary said. "At no time did I think about putting David Carr into the football game."
Thu, 02 Sep 2010 04:19:35 -0700
San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Singletary believes the heated discussion between TE Vernon Davis and WR Michael Crabtree will make the team stronger, according to The Associated Press. "We didn't get better on the field in practice, but we got better as a team," Singletary said. "There are no elephants in the room. The elephant was exposed."
Mon, 23 Aug 2010 04:46:04 -0700
San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Singletary said QB Nate Davis did not put in enough time learning the offense during the offseason, according to CBSSports.com. Davis struggled in the team's preseason game Sunday, Aug. 22. "He's working his tail off to learn the system, but the offseason is when you work to get that done, and I'm not sure how much time he spent working on it," Singletary said. "He's got flash and a big arm, but you've got to learn how to play the position, control the huddle, get the guys in and out of plays."
Tue, 16 Mar 2010 09:14:45 -0700
Matthew Barrows, of the Sacramento Bee, reports San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Singletary has no plans to attend a workout for free-agent CB Adam Jones (Cowboys) Friday, March 19, in New Orleans, a source close to Singletary confirmed. An earlier report indicated that Singletary was one of the coaches expected to be on hand.
Sat, 23 Jan 2010 07:50:24 -0800
Matthew Barrows, of the Sacramento Bee, reports the San Francisco 49ers will seek to add a kick returner this offseason. "Oh, it ranks very high," head coach Mike Singletary said of the need.
Sat, 26 Dec 2009 16:07:05 -0800
Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Singletary said FB Moran Morris likely will see a few carries in Week 16.
Mon, 14 Dec 2009 17:15:12 -0800
The Associated Press reports San Francisco 49ers team president Jed York said both head coach Mike Singletary and general manager Scot McCloughan will be with the team for the 2010 season.
Tue, 08 Dec 2009 09:04:31 -0800
Matthew Barrows, of The Sacramento Bee, reports San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Singletary gave offensive coordinator Jimmy Raye a vote confidence Monday, Dec. 7, saying he was "absolutely" comfortable with Raye calling the plays. "Jimmy has adapted, adjusted," Singletary said. "He's gone 180 (degrees), 360 – I mean anything I've asked him to do, he's been more than willing to do. He's done a fine job."
Mon, 07 Dec 2009 20:57:49 -0800
Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Singletary was asked why the team had 26 passes and four run plays in the first half of their Week 13 game. Singletary said, "Some plays were running plays at the beginning of the game but because of what they had on the field, we audibled to a pass because it didn't make sense to run the play that we had."
Wed, 25 Nov 2009 07:51:16 -0800
Lowell Cohen, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Singletary said he will limit how often QB Alex D. Smith is used out of the shotgun formation, instead continuing to rely on a run-first philosophy. "One of the worst things we could do right now is to put Alex D. Smith in shotgun and say, 'OK, let's go get it, guys,' and let him throw 40, 50 times a game," Singletary said. "Alex is throwing as well as any quarterback in the league right now. He is as accurate as any quarterback in the league. The smartest thing for us to do is not to take all of training camp and just throw it out and say, 'We're going to go to the shotgun.'"
Mon, 09 Nov 2009 16:33:31 -0800
Matt Barrows, of The Sacramento Bee, reports San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Singletary hinted Monday, Nov. 9, that the team could be going with a youth movement at wide receiver. Singletary said he and his staff would meet in the coming weeks to figure out the best combination of receivers.
Tue, 27 Oct 2009 07:29:10 -0700
Daniel Brown, of the San Jose Mercury News, reports San Francisco 49ers QB Alex D. Smith will likely remain the team's starting quarterback for the foreseeable future, according to head coach Mike Singletary. "We're not going to be a flavor-of-the-month kind of team,'' Singletary said.
Tue, 28 Jul 2009 09:35:30 -0700
Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Singletary said he is not concerned over when first-round draft pick WR Michael Crabtree will sign. "I'm not the least bit concerned when he's going to sign," Singletary said. "We got guys here, just like Mike, who've been working his tail off. I know he wants to be here and ... if he's not here, he's going to be working his tail off. The No. 1 thing is I know he wants to be here."
Wed, 15 Jul 2009 08:33:44 -0700
John Crumpacker, of the San Francisco Chronicle, reports San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Singletary said the quarterback competition will not be the biggest issue facing the team this summer. Singletary believes the team must show overall growth during training camp and the preseason. "Too many times, people make an issue of the quarterback position when there are more important things that must happen," Singletary said. "Whether Shaun is the quarterback or Alex is the quarterback, our offensive line has to get better, the receivers have to get better and the coaches have to get better. All those things have to get better. We have to get to that place in a hurry."
Wed, 15 Jul 2009 08:30:16 -0700
John Crumpacker, of the San Francisco Chronicle, reports San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Singletary said he hopes to name a starting quarterback by the third game of the preseason.
Tue, 14 Jul 2009 10:14:28 -0700
Mike Sando, of ESPN.com, reports San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Singletary said during a radio interview with Dan Patrick that he is misinterpreted as a yeller and screamer. Singletary believes his coaching style is based on establishing relationships with his players. "I think a lot of people, starting with the Vernon Davis incident, really feel that I am a yeller and a screamer and an intimidator," Singletary said. "I think if you ask my guys, I don't think you would get that. I think the No. 1 thing that I am about is relationships. I am all about relationships. You can scream, you can yell, you can be a nice guy, you can do all those things. You can have all types of styles. But if you don't have a relationship with those players, it doesn't matter. It's not going to work."
Wed, 17 Jun 2009 08:01:51 -0700
Matthew Barrows, of the Sacramento Bee, reports San Francisco 49ers QB Alex D. Smith has been throwing the ball well in offseason workouts and is gaining confidence in his abilities. As a result, there appears to be a legitimate quarterback competition between Smith and QB Shaun Hill. "Well, I think the playing field is level now," head coach Mike Singletary said of the competition. "I think before the offseason began, I wasn't really sure where Alex was. You know, he's been through a lot in four years. I think in order for he and Shaun to compete on level ground, he had to get healthy, he had to get his mind focused, I think he had to let go of some of the bitterness that happened to him, some of the bad things, and get the bad taste out of his mouth and be ready to go. I think that has happened." Singletary, however, did reiterate that if the season were to begin tomorrow, Hill would be the starter.
Mon, 08 Jun 2009 17:22:10 -0700
Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers general manager Scot McCloughan was asked during an appearance on "The Sirius Blitz" on Sirius NFL Radio if the team had discussed pursuing Atlanta Falcons QB Michael Vick. McCloughan said, "Well, I think what happens there, and I totally respect it, is people understand who [head coach] Mike Singletary is and understand that he has no problem giving guys second chances. Coach and I have sat down. We sat down and talked last week. We had an off-week of OTAs and we discussed about Michael Vick and we're not going to go that route. We will not do it."
Mon, 08 Jun 2009 07:45:35 -0700
Tim Kawakami, of the Mercury News, reports San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Singletary said he is trying to bring the team up to speed and establish an identity. Singletary added the team must work harder at establishing an identity. "The thing that I'm explaining to them right now is we're behind right now," Singletary said. "The great teams in the league, they know who they are....They know who the quarterback is. They know who the receivers are. They know it. We don't. So we've got to work just a little bit harder. We've got to push just a little bit more. And, yes, the bar's going to be set high. I don't want to go out there and go through the motions, ever. We go out there on the field, we're going to execute and we're going to get better. Or else."
Tue, 19 May 2009 06:06:52 -0700
Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Singletary was upset with his team's effort during practice Monday, May 18. Singletary stopped practice early to implore the team to get its act together. After practice he gathered the team around to deliver another impassioned pep talk. "We lost a day," Singletary said of the practice session that did not meet his approval. When asked about what he didn't like, Singletary said, "I don't even want to get started. It was not good."
Thu, 02 Apr 2009 08:03:57 -0700
Matt Barrows, of The Sacramento Bee, reports NFL Draft prospect USC QB Mark Sanchez will visit the San Francisco 49ers April 8-9. Head coach Mike Singletary and general manager Scot McCloughan were previously on hand at USC's pro day in Los Angeles.
Sat, 21 Mar 2009 03:52:28 -0700
Matthew Barrows, of the Sacramento Bee, reports San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Singletary said there was no resolution yet with regards to the future of WR Isaac Bruce but that he'd like a decision from Bruce by April 1.