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SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Jim Tomsula has been fired by the San Francisco 49ers after one disappointing season, just more than two hours after the season finale.

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Elevated from his defensive line coaching duties in an unconventional, surprising promotion by CEO Jed York last January, Tomsula went 5-11 as the Niners missed the playoffs for the second straight season. They were 8-8 a year ago in then-coach Jim Harbaugh’s fourth season before his “mutual” parting with the franchise, as the team described it.

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San Francisco rallied for a 19-16 overtime victory against St. Louis in Sunday’s season finale at Levi’s Stadium, where the home team got booed again.

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