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A person with knowledge of the negotiations says cornerback Carlos Rogers is returning to the San Francisco 49ers on a $31.3 million, four-year contract.
The sides reached agreement Tuesday, but the person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the team had yet to formally announce the deal. Rogers still needs to travel to the Bay Area in order to sign, and that still could take a couple of days.
The 30-year-old Rogers and safety Dashon Goldson shared the team lead with six interceptions last season for the NFC West champion 49ers, who now have their 11 defensive starters intact heading toward 2012. Rogers had said he hoped to stay put with the Niners on a long-term deal.
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San Francisco 49ers cornerback Carlos Rogers re-signed with the club by inking a four-year deal worth $31.3 million on Tuesday.
Rogers was named to his first Pro Bowl last season. The 30-year-old collected 44 tackles and six interceptions while playing on a one-year deal worth $4.25 million.
The ninth overall pick of the 2005 draft, Rogers has recorded 346 tackles and 14 interceptions...
One of the biggest priorities for the 49ers this off-season was to keep as many of their own free agents as possible in place, preferring to stick with the roster that played their way to the NFC title game last year instead of breaking the bank in free agency.
It’s easier said than done though, and with free agent contracts at an all time high, it’s difficult to get players...
The 49ers and free agent cornerback Carlos Rogers have agreed to a 4 year deal. The contract has max value worth $31.3 million. The deal averages just less than $8 million per season.
It was reported earlier in the day that Rogers would be allowed to test the market and that the 49ers were taking a hard look at free agents Brandon Carr and Eric Wright.
After the deal Rogers got...
According to Howard Balzer of 101 Sports in St. Louis, the Rams might target 49ers cornerback Carlos Rogers once he becomes a free agent today at 4pm.
Rogers would be an instant upgrade to the Rams secondary, since they just released Ron Bartel on Monday.
Rogers had 43 tackles and 6 interceptions in 2011.
Hot News for CB Carlos Rogers
The 49ers parted ways with one veteran cornerback on Thursday, but one they definitely would like to keep around will soon sign a big deal to return to the team. Pro Bowl cornerback Carlos Rogers has agreed to terms on a multi-year deal that will make him one of the highest-paid Niners, while the player he supplanted as the team’s starting left cornerback, Shawntae Spencer, has been released.
According to Jason LaCanfora of the NFL Network, the San Francisco 49ers have re-signed cornerback Carlos Rogers to a four-year deal worth $31.3 million.
Rogers had a his best season in 2011 with 6 interceptions and is a key part of a stingy 49ers defense.
With both Rogers and safety Dashon Goldson coming back, the back part of the 49ers defense will remain in good shape for 2012
The 49ers must be bracing for life without Carlos Rogers. It was reported today the 49ers have ex-Broncos DB Perrish Cox have agreed on a two year deal. Contract details unknown.
Free agency is set to begin in about 2 hours and the 49ers have already signed a WR and a DB, two areas where they needed help.
If by some chance Carlos Rogers does not resign as of today the 49ers will...