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The recent extension that Justin Smith signed with the San Francisco 49ers got me thinking about how good of a job that the 49ers’ front office is doing. Thanks to spotrac.com, we can see that Smith was signed to a three year $16.7 million deal that includes a signing bonus of $6.5 million and $9.5 million guaranteed. Keep in mind, Smith is arguably the most valuable player on their defense. Many thought that he would be gone after his deal but thanks to the 49ers’ front office, he is scheduled to be a 49er through 2016. The 49ers’ front office is what I call a three headed monster. Of course, many people have contributed to the success that the crew at 4949 Centennial Drive has experienced. The major figures are the CEO, Jed York, the General Manger, Trent Baalke and a relative unknown: COO, Paraag Marathe. These three executives have set the 49ers up to be a serious contender over the next few years. Jed York is a 49ers fan at heart. He saw first hand how a first class organizatio...
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