49ers scorecard: Smith returns, lineman gets away

49ers scorecard: Smith returns, lineman gets away
March 22, 2012, 2:06 am
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Quarterback Alex Smith officially re-signed with the 49ers on Wednesday, and a lineman who could've been blocking for him decided to go elsewhere.Guard Geoff Schwartz, who visited the 49ers on Tuesday, agreed to terms with the Minnesota Vikings, he announced on Twitter. The 49ers were eyeing Schwartz as a possible replacement for Adam Snyder, who signed last week with the Arizona Cardinals.REWIND: 49ers look at O-lineman Davis, Schwartz
Schwartz started all 16 games for the Carolina Panthers in 2010 before spending last season on injured reserve with a hip injury. The Panthers did not tender Schwartz as a restricted free agent.
Meanwhile, the 49ers have just officially announced the signing of receiver Mario Manningham to a two-year contract.NEWS: Manningham: 'I wanted to go to the 49ers'
The only official move the 49ers announced Wednesday was Smith's signing.Smith signed a three-year contract that averages 8 million annually and includes 9 million in full guarantees, a league source told CSNBayArea.com. If Smith achieves all of his incentives over the course of three seasons, the deal's annual average would max out at 11 million.49ERS FREE AGENCY
Additions
--WR Mario Manningham (UFA, Giants): 2 yrsterms unknown.
--WR Randy Moss (UFA, Titans, 2010): 1 yr1.75 million, roster bonus up to 750,000, 1.5 million in incentives, no signing bonus. 2012 cap: 1.75 million.
--RB Rock Cartwright (UFA, Raiders): 1 yr950,000, 25,000 signing bonus. 2012 cap: 950,000.
--CB Perrish Cox (UFA, cut by Broncos): 2 yrs1.02 million. 2012 cap: 465,000.
--LS Brian Pontbriand (UFA, cut by Browns): 1 yr826,000; 2012 cap: 826,000.Re-signings
--QB Alex Smith (UFA): 3 yrs24 million, 9 million guaranteed.
--CB Carlos Rogers (UFA): 4 yrs29.3 million, 5 million signing bonus; 2012 cap: 5.5 million.
--LB Ahmad Brooks (UFA): 6 yrs37 million, 7.5 million signing bonus; 2012 cap: 2.85 million.
--DB C.J. Spillman (RFA): 3 yrs4.2 million, 925,000 signing bonus; 2012 cap: 1.08 million.
--LB Tavares Gooden (UFA): 1 yr700,000. 2012 cap: 540,000.
--CB Tramaine Brock (EFA): 1 yr540,000. 2012 cap: 540,000.
--DT Will Tukuafu (EFA): 2 yrs1.02 million; 2012 cap: 465,000.Franchise player
--S Dashon Goldson (UFA): 1 yr6.212 million (guaranteed when signed); 2012 cap: 6.212 million.Restricted tender
--LB Larry Grant (original round tender): 1 yr1.26 million, not signed.Subtractions
--OL Adam Snyder (UFA, Cardinals): 5 yrs17.5 million, 5 million signing bonus.
--WR Joshua Morgan (UFA, Redskins): 2 yrs11.5 million, 5.5 million signing bonus.
--CB Shawntae Spencer (released, Raiders): The 49ers saved 3.3 million.
--LB Blake Costanzo (UFA, Bears): 2 yrs1.865 million, 400,000 signing bonus.Unsigned free agents
--WR Ted Ginn (visits: Detroit, Baltimore, Minnesota).
--RG Chilo Rachal
--S Reggie Smith
--FB Moran Norris
--TE Justin Peelle
--S Madieu Williams
--WR Brett Swain (not tendered RFA)Free agent visits
--QB Peyton Manning (UFA, cut by Colts) March 13, Durham, N.C.: Signed with Broncos.
--G Geoff Schwartz (non-tendered RFA, Panthers) March 20: Signed with Vikings.
--WR Chaz Schilens (UFA, Raiders) March 13: Signed with Jets.
--WR Brandon Lloyd (UFA, Rams) March 14: Signed with Patriots.
--G Leonard Davis (UFA, Lions) March 14: Unsigned.Note: All contract figures obtained by CSNBayArea.com through league sources.

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