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49ers players bag on coaching staff

Mike Singletary

San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Singletary, center, smiles as he walks off the field with unidentified escort walking nearby after winning in overtime against St. Louis Rams in an NFL football game in San Francisco, Sunday, Nov. 14, 2010. The San Francisco 49ers defeated the St. Louis Rams 23-20 in overtime. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)


49ers coach Mike Singletary has yet to exterminate the “rat” in the building.

More than two months after anonymous 49ers sources criticized the team’s coaching staff in a “dad-gum Yahoo commericial,” players are speaking out again -- this time to David White of the San Francisco Chronicle.

One “experienced” player says the 49ers don’t make adjustments like other teams. One said that his family knows what play the 49ers will run in a given situation. A former 49ers player said “there’s no backup plan” when things don’t go well.

Yikes. The latest criticism comes after the 49ers were badly out-coached in a 21-0 loss to the Bucs.

“Once teams know what the 49ers want to do with the ball, their defenses adjust and the 49ers typically struggle to make their own necessary counterchanges, several players said this week,” White writes.

No matter what you think of anonymous sources killing the team’s coaching staff, articles like this will not help Singletary’s chances of outlasting the rats.