Sources: 49ers want Erickson to make changes
San Francisco 49ers coach Dennis Erickson has emerged as the secret leading candidate to become coach at the University of Mississippi, multiple sources have told ESPN's Chris Mortensen.
Erickson plans to stand firm this week against 49ers front office sentiments that he fire some of his assistant coaches, Mortensen reports. Erickson, who has contractual control over his own staff, reportedly will ask for clarification on management's plans to improve the team through free agency.
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