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West Coast Offense has moved beyond Bill Walsh

I wrote my Friday column based on group interviews today with 49ers defensive coordinator Vic Fangio and offensive coordinator Greg Roman. Both talked at length about how the West Coast Offense has evolved beyond what Bill Walsh imagined. Fangio went so far as to say no one runs the Bill Walsh offense even though they still call it the West Coast Offense. I found all this enlightening and frankly thrilling and to read my column please click here.

Harbaugh will bring 49ers back to their roots

Jim Harbaugh will bring the 49ers back to their roots. He will install the West Coast Offense, the offense Bill Walsh brought with him to the 49ers, the offense that revolutionized the NFL. Harbaugh expressed his commitment to the West Coast Offense at Friday’s press conference introducing him as the Niners’ new head coach. The 49ers hope Harbaugh will do many things for them, like make them winners, but bringing back 49ers’ football as opposed to the monstrous offense Mike… Read More »