Chudzinski was praised in 2007 when Cleveland's offense scored 402 points and finished eighth in the NFL, but his unit slumped to 31st this season. Chudzinski received a contract extension from the Browns last season, but he isn't expected to stay on new coach Eric Mangini's staff.
The 49ers are searching for their seventh offensive coordinator in the last seven seasons after Singletary fired Mike Martz late last month. San Francisco's offense improved under Martz after being the NFL's worst in two of the previous three seasons.
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