San Francisco 49ers and NFL Free Agency: Quiet on the Western Front

April 15, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

There was once a time that when a free agent came to visit 49ers’ headquarters, more often than not he left a 49er.

Now I know that the team was not expected to make a huge splash in the free agent market this year.
However, I did expect just a little ripple in the pond.

To date the team has signed quarterback David Carr and cornerback Karl Paymah. Both were signed primarily to add depth to their respective positions as neither is expected to start.

But what seems odd are the free agents that the team has hosted and failed to sign—at least to this point for some.

To date the list includes tight end Anthony (“I’d bring a dominating attitude to the edge and get the running game sparked”) Becht, who promptly re-signed with the Arizona Cardinals in a sort of “de ja vu” scenario to last year’s failed run at Kurt Warner.

Former Dolphins linebacker Akin Ayodele also made a free agent visit l...

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