This is a 2017 photo of John Benton of the San Francisco 49ers NFL football team. This image reflects the 2017 active roster as of Monday, March 13, 2017 when this image was taken. (AP Photo)

John Benton

Offensive Line

Experience: 14 years


John Benton, a veteran of 31 years of coaching experience, including 14 seasons in the NFL, is in his second season as the 49ers offensive line coach.

Under Benton’s tutelage, the 49ers offensive line continued to improve throughout the season. Anchored by T Joe Staley, who was selected to the Pro Bowl, the offensive line helped the 49ers offense rank 12th in the NFL, averaging 349.2 yards per game. San Francisco also registered 3,925 net passing yards, the most by the team since 2000 (4,239).