PFT: 49ers give Edwards zero guaranteed money

PFT: 49ers give Edwards zero guaranteed money
August 5, 2011, 5:20 pm
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Aug. 5, 2011
49ERS NEWS 49ERSVIDEOMichael David SmithProFootballTalk.com

Some of the details are in on Braylon Edwards contract with the 49ers, including how much guaranteed money he received: Zero.

Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com reports that Edwards has a 1 million base salary, and no guaranteed money. The reported 3.5 million salary for 2011 is what Edwards will earn only if he reaches all his incentives, including catching 90 passes and making the Pro Bowl.MAIOCCO: Edwards looks for fresh start with 49ers

The fact that Edwards gets no guaranteed money is huge: It means that if Edwards reveals himself to be more of a pain in the neck than hes worth at any point during training camp or the preseason, the 49ers can cut him without having paid him anything. Edwards is a vested veteran, so his 1 million base salary will be guaranteed if hes on the 49ers roster for Week One.READ MORE AT PROFOOTBALLTALK.com

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