A successful season in San Francisco has created rewards.
49ers owner Jed York announced via his Twitter account that general manager Trent Baalke, after one season on the job, has had his contract extended through 2016. The 49ers had a remarkable season with a first-year GM and a first-year coach and now look positioned to compete at the top of the NFC West for years to come.
York also announced that Gideon Yu has been named Preisdent of the franchise. Yu had been the chief strategy officer.
Follow me on Twitter: @BradBiggs
Brad Biggs covers the Bears for the Chicago Tribune
Check out our partners at TiqIQ for the best deals on all games on the 2014 NFL schedule.
OCT 31 Joel Corry
Will DeMarco Murray set the single season rushing record? Will an 8-8 mark win the NFC South? Let’s take a look.
OCT 31 Seth Schwartz
Despite having scouts at every game, James Harris wasn't a lock to be drafted.
OCT 30 Seth Schwartz
From the NFL to the CFL to the WFL and the USFL, Johnnie Walton's career was one for the ages.