A damaged-down Huge Bowl MVP is final with the San Francisco 49ers.
NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo reported Friday morning that linebacker Malcolm Smith restructured his contract and can quiet live with the Niners, per a source told of the field.
Terms of the restructure were not yet reported. Smith modified into blueprint to make $3.75 million in rotten wage with a $5.418 million cap hit. The 49ers would perchance well bear saved lawful $1.2 million by cutting the linebacker with three years final on his contract, generating a pointless money hit of $4.2 million.
The Huge Bowl XLVIII MVP signed in San Francisco in 2017 but neglected his whole first season with a torn pectoral. In 12 video games in 2018, Smith compiled 35 tackles and one pass defended.
Early within the offseason process, putting onto Smith is great for the Niners. The veteran linebacker would perchance well compete for both the weakside or strongside linebacker positions next to 2d-one year stud Fred Warner.
San Francisco overall manager John Lynch has upgrades to make at each stage of his protection this offseason. Inserting onto Smith will abet with depth a minimal of.
Here is other NFL transactions we’re monitoring Friday:
1. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport experiences that the Raiders and special teamer Erik Harris bear agreed to terms on a two-one year deal worth as a lot as $6.5 million with $2.5 million assured.