Carolina defensive coordinator Sean McDermott is scheduled to interview next week for the 49ers’ head-coaching vacancy, becoming the seventh confirmed candidate for the job.
McDermott is expected to meet with 49ers executives Jed York and Paraag Marathe on Monday in New York, a league source told CSNBayArea.com on Thursday. It's the same day and location the 49ers plan to interview Washington offensive coordinator Sean McVay.
McDermott, 42, interviewed Wednesday for the Buffalo Bills job, the club announced. He is scheduled to interview with the San Diego Chargers on Saturday, according to a source.
Last year, McDermott interviewed with Cleveland and Tampa Bay for their head-coaching openings.
Sean McDermott has been the Panthers’ defensive coordinator for six seasons. His defenses ranked in the top 10 in the NFL in four of those seasons. In 2015, the Panthers’ defense ranked sixth in the league during a 15-1 record season and a Super Bowl appearance.
Wednesday: Buffalo interim head coach Anthony Lynn (coach)
Thursday: Green Bay director of player personnel Brian Gutekunst (GM); Green Bay director of football operations Eliot Wolf (GM)
Friday: Minnesota assistant general manager George Paton (GM); Atlanta offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan (coach)
Saturday: New England offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels (coach); New England director of player personnel Nick Caserio (GM)
Monday: Washington offensive coordinator Sean McVay (coach); Carolina defensive coordinator Sean McDermott (coach)
TBA: Miami defensive coordinator Vance Joseph (coach); ESPN analyst Louis Riddick (GM); Indianapolis vice president of football operations Jimmy Raye III (GM); Seattle offensive line/assistant head coach Tom Cable (coach); Seattle co-director of player personnel Scott Fitterer (GM); Seattle co-director of player personnel Trent Kirchner (GM); Carolina assistant general manager Brandon Beane (GM).