DILFER ON HOSTLER: “I think he’s a really good candidate”

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ESPN analyst Trent Dilfer believes Jim Hostler will make an excellent offensive coordinator for the Ravens if he gets the job. Hostler, former Redskins offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan, and Steelers running backs coach Kirby Wilson are believed to be the three finalists.

Dilfer was a quarterback with the 49ers during the one season (2007) when Hostler was their offensive coordinator. That was in 2007, when the 49ers finished 5-11 and were last in the NFL in total offense.

So why does Dilfer think Hostler would succeed with the Ravens?

“His experience in San Francisco will really help him if he gets this job,” Dilfer said during a Friday telephone interview. “We were terrible. People love to say, ‘Oh, they were last in the league in offense. That must have been Hoss’. We just weren’t very good personnel-wise. Being in Baltimore these years, being around good people, having great successes but also struggling offensively at times will give him perspective.

“I think he’s a really good candidate, really good with players, he’s good at the front of the room. How you install plays in the NFL is very important, but how you present yourself in front of the room and how well you communicate is important. I think it’d be a smart hire.’’

More of Dilfer’s thoughts on Hostler here…

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