Kyle Shanahan Agrees To Contract Extension With The 49ers

Head coach Kyle Shanahan of the San Francisco 49ers reacts against the Kansas City Chiefs during the second quarter in Super Bowl LIV at Hard Rock Stadium on February 02, 2020 in Miami, Florida.

Kyle Shanahan and the San Francisco 49ers agreed to a contract extension, per ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

Shanahan’s new six-year contract will overtake the final three years remaining from his previous contract. 

The 49ers signed Shanahan to a six-year contract in 2017, which would have been in place until 2022. Now, he will remain the head coach of the 49ers until the 2025 season. 

Schefter also mentioned that the contract would make Shanahan one of the highest-paid NFL Head Coaches. 

Shanahan was able to take the 49ers to the Super Bowl in 2019. He has a Head Coaching record of 23-25 with the team. 

Previous to being a head coach, Shanahan worked as an offensive coordinator for nine years in the NFL. The last stint as the offensive coordinator with the Atlanta Falcons. Shanahan led the Falcons to record-breaking numbers, which resulted in a Super Bowl appearance in 2016. 

The 40-year-old is the son of former head coach Mike Shanahan, a two time Super Bowl Champion with the Denver Broncos. 

The 49ers are looking forward to continued success with Kyle Shanahan after last season’s Super Bowl appearance.

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