Lynch starting his work early
The NFL’s free-agent signing period begins March 9, and the 49ers figure to be far-more active than they were a year ago under then-GM Trent Baalke.
In fact, new 49ers GM John Lynch has already added two veterans with NFL experience – players who had been released and were available to sign before the start of the new league year. The 49ers filled a need on the defensive line with the signing of defensive tackle Earl Mitchell to a four-year, $16 million contract.
Here are five other players the 49ers could target when free agency begins: