Richard Sherman on new 49ers defensive coordinator Ryans: ‘He’s going to do great’

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — It didn’t take long for the San Francisco 49ers to settle on Robert Saleh’s replacement after he took the head coaching job with the New York Jets last month. San Francisco quickly settled on linebackers coach DeMeco Ryans to replace Saleh, choosing continuity by hiring from within rather than looking outside the organization. His hire was made official by the team Jan. 18, after Saleh was hired by New York. The decision to promote Ryans is logical on multiple fronts. First, it allows the 49ers to keep their scheme and defensive philosophy that’s been successful the last …

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