Erickson fired with three years left on deal
SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Owner John York eventually came to the same conclusion reached much earlier by most of the San Francisco 49ers' fans -- Terry Donahue was the wrong man to rebuild this once-proud franchise, and Dennis Erickson was the wrong man to coach it.
York fired his coach and dismissed his general manager on Wednesday, cleaning house just three days after the 49ers finished with the NFL's worst record. The owner made a rare public appearance to announce the ...
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