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49ers Coach Katie Sowers Reveals a Team Said It Wasn't Ready for Female Coach

One unnamed NFL executive told San Francisco 49ers assistant coach Katie Sowers his team wasn't prepared to hire a female for its coaching staff.

In an interview on FS1's Fair Game with Kristine Leahy (h/t USA Today's Scott Gleeson), Sowers explained what happened during the interview with the executive:

"They felt the 49ers, because they knew how it was to have a woman on staff, that it'd be a better fit for me—that their organization was not yet ready to have a woman on staff.

"(The unnamed team executive) went on to say that one of the coaches came up to him and said, 'Where are we going to put her desk?