Center Daniel Kilgore's contract extension totals more than $12M including incentives but has team-friendly terms.
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In looking to upgrade at CB, the 49ers can gain a veteran presence in free agency, which should have several proven players available at the position.
Kyle Shanahan and John Lynch have, from the beginning, shown they can work together. And that has players staying with and excited about the 49ers.
The 49ers reeled in their big free-agent fish in Jimmy Garoppolo but have plenty more important decisions to make on other key free agents to be.
Now that the 49ers are fringe playoff contenders, they could be more interested in adding older veterans who could help them win right away.
Cassius Marsh's two-year deal includes $3.1 million in guaranteed money and some big incentives for playing time and sacks.
Now that Jimmy Garoppolo has signed his deal, ESPN's NFC West reporters gauge how the 49ers, Rams, Seahawks and Cardinals stack up in the long term.
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Florida Atlantic defensive coordinator Chris Kiffin -- brother of Owls head coach Lane -- is leaving for a coaching position with the San Francisco 49ers, a source tells ESPN.
Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer
Confirmed that Florida Atlantic defensive coordinator Chris Kiffin is leaving for a position with the San Francisco 49ers. Sports Illustrated had it first. Lane Kiffin losing both coordinators after guiding the Owls to a Conference USA championship in 2017.
Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer
49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo made it clear at the end of the season that he and C Daniel Kilgore had grown close and advocated for the Niners to re-sign Kilgore. "I think there's a special relationship between the center and quarterback," Garoppolo said. "We spend so much time together. Me and him got on the same page almost instantly when I got here. He made my job a lot easier in the run game and all that stuff. We complement each other very well, so hopefully we'll work something out." Now, both have contract extensions locked up and can continue working together.
Center Daniel Kilgore is remaining with the 49ers, signing a three-year extension on Wednesday.
Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer
49ers continue a busy couple of weeks with another roster move on Wednesday. The team signed C Daniel Kilgore to a three-year contract extension. Kilgore has hoped to remain with Niners, gets deal done before free agency.
Jimmy Garoppolo's five-year, $137.5 million deal isn't as overwhelming as it appears, with $48.7 million guaranteed at signing.
The Niners believe that once their new franchise quarterback fully understands the playbook, he'll play at an even higher level than what we've seen.
Ryen and Woj put a bow on the NBA trade deadline. Were there any other big deals that were close be getting done? Plus Russillo talks Cavs-Celtics and Jimmy Garoppolo's contract.
If the California weather weren't enough, the 49ers can use their ample available cap space and playing with Jimmy Garoppolo as recruiting pitches.
49ers linebacker Reuben Foster has been arrested for the second time in less than a month. Police say he faces domestic violence and assault weapon charges.
The contract numbers are eye-popping, but the 49ers are betting that Jimmy Garoppolo will only get better and will be the centerpiece to build around.
The 49ers have enough salary-cap space that they can still be aggressive in free agency regardless of how Jimmy Garoppolo's contract is structured.
Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo said he wanted to get his deal with the 49ers done as quickly as possible and didn't want to test the market. "This is where I wanted to be," the $137.5 million man said.