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49ers hire former Colts safeties coach Roy Anderson

According to FOX Sports' Alex Marvez, the San Francisco 49ers have hired former Colts safeties coach Roy Anderson as a defensive backs coach.

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The Indianapolis Colts are still working on filling some of their coaching staff openings, as they have several to fill after making a number of moves.  Several of the coaches the Colts parted ways with have been hired to different jobs already - such as Greg Manusky (the Redskins' linebackers coach), Hal Hunter (the Browns' offensive line coach), and Pep Hamilton (the Browns' assistant head coach).

It sounds like Roy Anderson is joining the list, as FOX Sports' Alex Marvez reports that the former Colts safeties coach has been hired by the San Francisco 49ers as defensive backs coach.  The 49ers announced on Wednesday that Jeff Hafley would be coaching defensive backs, so it appears that they will have two guys handling the duties at the position.

Anderson joined the Colts in 2012, as Chuck Pagano brought him on board as part of his first staff to be the safeties coach.  He spent four seasons in that role and actually saw his players have quite a bit of success, as Antoine Bethea, Mike Adams, and Dwight Lowery all had good years under Anderson - and Adams made the only two Pro Bowls of his career in his two years with the Colts.  With Anderson now in San Francisco, he will be reunited with Bethea, who is a safety with the 49ers and spent the 2012 and 2013 seasons playing for Anderson.  Before coming to the Colts, Roy Anderson spent time with the Baltimore Ravens in a variety of roles: as player personnel assistant (2005-2007), coaching assistant (2008), defensive assistant (2009), and defensive assistant/secondary coach (2010-2011).