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How football character drives 49ers' approach to free agency

The decisions to sign center Weston Richburg and running back Jerick McKinnon were based on their talent, fit for the offense -- and work ethic.
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NFL Free Agency 2018: Justin Pugh is an ex-Giant

Signs five-year deal with Arizona Cardinals Justin Pugh has found a new home. The former New York Giants offensive lineman has reportedly agreed to a 5-year, $45 million deal with the Arizona Cardinals. The Giants’ 2013 first-round pick, Pugh is the second former Giants starting offensive lineman to secure a lucrative free-agent contract. Weston Richburg signed a 5-year, $47.5...
Via Big Blue View
2 days ago

Five years, $47.5 million for Weston Richburg

The cap-rich 49ers have broken the bank for a couple of free agents. Running back Jerick McKinnon got $7.5 million per year on a four-year deal, and center Weston Richburg got $9.5 million on a five-year deal. Here are the full details of the contract the former Giants has signed with the 49ers. 1. Signing [more]
Via Pro Football Talk
4 days ago

Weston Richburg gets $47.5 million, with $28.5 million guaranteed

Weston Richburg has lived up to the last four letters of his last name. The 49ers paid the former Giants center, giving him $47.5 million over five years with $28.5 million guaranteed, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports. Richburg’s $9.5 million average will make him the second-highest paid center in football on a per-year average [more]
Via Pro Football Talk
4 days ago

Report: 49ers will sign Weston Richburg

The San Francisco 49ers need to build an offense around Jimmy Garoppolo, and they’re fortifying the offensive line with Weston Richburg.Formerly of the New York Giants, Richburg will sign a five-year contract in San Francisco, per ESPN’s Adam Schefter.The Colorado State product was a second-round pick of the Giants in 2014, and he immediately bolstered the trenches. Richburg started...
Via Sportsnaut
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Weston Richburg heading to 49ers on five-year deal

The 49ers continue to put pieces in place for their new quarterback, and now he has someone new to protect him. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the 49ers are signing Giants center Weston Richburg to a new five-year deal when the league year opens tomorrow. The 49ers had just signed center Daniel Kilgore to [more]
Via Pro Football Talk
5 days ago

49ers to sign Weston Richburg

The 49ers will sign center Weston Richburg to a five-year deal when free agency officially opens, according to Adam Schefter of (Twitter link). Richburg only appeared in four games in 2017 while dealing with a concussion, but he’s been since been medically cleared. The 26-year-old offers 50 games of experience at the pivot, but teams were reportedly considering Richburg...
Via Pro Football Rumors
5 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL free agents: Jets news and rumors | Latest on Kirk Cousins, Weston Richburg, Benson Mayowa

Jets General manager Mike Maccagnan has positioned the Jets to be in a position to contend for just about any free agent that the team has interest in, including quarterback Kirk Cousins, wide receiver Allen Robinson, and former Giants center Weston Richburg among others.
6 days ago

ESPN calls Weston Richburg the free agent that the Bengals must sign

The Bengals need help all along the offensive line, and Weston Richburg could help at multiple spots. Is this the year the Cincinnati Bengals upgrade the center position? The odds are against it, especially since the team has been adamant about re-signing Russell Bodine. Still, we can dream, right? ESPN thinks so. They outlined the impending free agent that every NFL team needs...
Via Cincy Jungle
12 days ago

New York Giants: Rookies that can make the team

NY Giants practicing As I said last week, there is going to be a lot of competition once the New York Giants are able to put their players to work in offseason training. This year it will be located in East Rutherford, New Jersey at Quest Diagnostic Training Center. The true battles are going to be between the rookies in the new draft class fighting to make the 53-man roster. There...
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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