The San Francisco 49ers will promote Nick Sorensen to defensive coordinator.

Sorsenen was most recently their defensive passing game specialist. Sorensen was hired by the 49ers in 2022 as a defensive assistant. Sorensen also spent eight seasons on Pete Carroll’s Seattle Seahawks' staff as a special teams assistant, secondary coach, and secondary coach/nickel specialist.

The 49ers fired Steve Wilks as defensive coordinator this offseason.