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NFL: San Francisco 49ers close in on Atlanta's Kyle Shanahan for head coaching job

NFL: San Francisco 49ers close in on Atlanta's Kyle Shanahan for head coaching job

The search for a new San Francisco 49ers coach has narrowed in on Atlanta offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan after the only other candidate remaining pulled out of consideration. 

Seattle offensive line coach Tom Cable's agent, Doug Hendickson, tweeted Tuesday that Cable is “re-affirming” his commitment to the Seahawks and thanked the 49ers for their interest. 

That follows New England offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels pulling out on Monday and leaves Shanahan as the only remaining candidate. The Niners can't hire Shanahan until the Falcons' season ends. 

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