49ers Hire Solari as Offensive Line Coach

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers hired Mike Solari as their new offensive line coach, replacing Chris Foerster.

Foerster was hired by the Washington Redskins on Thursday.

Solari had been the tight ends and assistant offensive line coach in San Francisco under assistant Bob McKittrick from 1992-96. He has spent more than 20 years in the NFL, most recently working the past two seasons in Seattle.

Solari worked with Niners offensive coordinator Jimmy Raye for three seasons in Kansas City. Solari also spent one season as offensive coordinator of the Chiefs.