The San Francisco 49ers and NFL Free Agency: Who is Left that Makes Sense?

March 10, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The 49ers didn’t plan on making a big splash in free agency, and true to their word, they haven’t.
The team did make the somewhat surprising move of adding quarterback David Carr to the roster. They also made a run at blocking tight end Anthony Becht, who decided to re-sign with the Arizona Cardinals.
Other than some second tier signings, it is still doubtful that the team will go after any of the top tier free agents left. But there are still a few unresticted free agents that could make sense.

Offensive tackle is the team’s biggest need, and with Tony Pashos signing with the Cleveland Browns, the team can ill afford to lose Barry Sims.

Sims played well last year when he was asked to fill in for the injured Joe Staley. He can also play both sides of the line. The team will look to the draft for a starter, but depth is also a concern, and re-signing Sims should be a priority.

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