Hall of Fame Linebacker Mike Singletary Fired Head Coach San Francisco 49ers


Mike Singletary was fired by the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday night after two disappointing seasons, including a 5-10 showing this year for a franchise expected to win the NFC West.

Hall of Fame linebacker and former Chicago Bears player was fired by the San Francisco 49ers Sunday night after two disappointing seasons, including a 5-10 showing this year.

The franchise made the announcement upon returning home late Sunday, several hours after San Francisco was eliminated from playoff contention with a 25-17 loss at St. Louis. Defensive line coach Jim Tomsula was promoted to interim coach and will run the team in the season finale at home against Arizona.