From rumors about head coach Jim Harbaugh’s potential departure to reports that outside linebacker Ahmad Brooks benched himself in the win over the New York Giants, there’s been a lot of outside noise swirling around the San Francisco 49ers.
Eric Reid isn’t listening.
“You know we’ve been saying it for a long time—not pointing fingers at you guys (reporters) in particularly—but...
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The San Francisco 49ers identified Eric Reid as the player that they were going to get to replace Dashon Goldson. There are a few differing opinions on Reid but Trent Baalke and the 49ers’ scouting team had him directly in the cross hairs. The safety position had to be addressed and the 49ers feel that they hit a home run by drafting the high character player from LSU.
The San Francisco 49ers have signed first-round pick Eric Reid to a four-year contract.
With Tuesday's announcement, San Francisco has all 11 of its draft picks signed. The former LSU safety had actually tweeted a photo from Instagram of him signing a contract last week.
Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The 49ers drafted Reid 18th overall in April.
In 39 games...
Via AP on Fox
July 09, 2013
San Francisco 49ers, 18th Overall Selection:Eric Reid, Safety, Louisiana State6'1, 213 lbs.The 49ers are short handed in the secondary, primarily at safety where they lost Goldson and Whitner isn't a shadow of his former self. Reid can step right in and make an immediate impact, he has the size, skills, and tangibles to be a potential pro-bowl talent. Watching him...