Brian Griese leaving ESPN to become 49ers QBs coach

Brian Griese leaving ESPN to become 49ers QBs coach

Brian Griese is headed back to the league.

The former “Monday Night time Football” analyst is leaving ESPN and will grow to be the subsequent quarterbacks coach with the San Francisco 49ers, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

Griese will change Rich Scangarello in San Francisco, who still left to come to be Kentucky’s offensive coordinator. It will mark his 1st coaching job in the NFL.

Griese has been at ESPN since he retired in 2009. He spent a ten years in the league, commencing with the Denver Broncos immediately after they drafted him in the 3rd spherical of the 1998 draft. He expended time taking part in for the Miami Dolphins, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Chicago Bears. When he was with the Buccaneers, present 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan was on staff members.

In overall, Griese threw for much more than 19,000 yards and 119 touchdowns in his job.

He has been at ESPN at any time considering that, and most not long ago worked as an analyst on “Monday Evening Football.” Griese is reportedly set to be changed following yr in the booth by Troy Aikman, who is apparently ready to depart Fox for a $90 million offer. Longtime broadcast spouse Joe Buck is also reportedly open up to heading with him.

ESPN Monday Night Football announcer Brian Griese

With Troy Aikman reportedly joining ESPN, Brian Griese is leaving for San Francisco. (Mitchell Leff/Getty Visuals)