Jon Embree is in his second season as the 49ers assistant head coach/tight ends coach.
Last season, the 49ers tight ends combined for 66 receptions for 866 yards and six touchdowns. Rookie TE George Kittle led the tight end group with 43 receptions for 515 yards and two touchdowns. His 515 receiving yards ranked second in the NFL among rookie tight ends and were the most by a 49ers rookie tight end since the merger in 1970. Additionally, TE Garrett Celek set a new single-season career high with four touchdown receptions.