8.12: Matt Maiocco on Michael Crabtree
The Santa Rosa Press Democrat's Matt Maiocco sheds some light on Michael Crabtree's ongoing contract negotiations.
And it developing story that is not developed in the much of anything especially Michael Crabtree 49 you. De sixteen no contact and -- knows the trap defense remain unsigned until September that. The only good news here is that according to Mercury news -- stands -- county Crabtree and his agent are not really thinking a season long holdout is in his best. Interest -- that in my would. But thanks for the time what are you hearing from the Crabtree can't and the niners on current contract to go. Jason's. Well they're really not negotiating at Davis when they pretty much agree to disagree. The 49ers made an offer late June they're sticking by it they are gonna waver from that offer they're not gonna -- And Crabtree -- -- made the statement last week his advisor did his cousin David Wells said that they want pretty much. Darrius Heyward bay money they were -- of course and number seven taken the Raiders the 49ers are getting give. Michael Crabtree anything more than what the number nine pick made. That's just the slotting system captures supposed to make less than number nine in more than number eleven and the -- it has against stick with that. Not kind of makes sense Matt given where he was drafted that with that said what is the niners are missing out on without Crabtree. In the office. Well I mean he's a guy that they picked at number ten because they saw that he could be a playmaker he had a fantastic college career at Texas Tech. They saw him as a guy who become in really help this offense help that. He'll help Jimmy rays offense with this could be a power running game and they wanna make plays out the passing game with play action he's a guy. Who if he can translate those skills he showed the college level to the program game is going to be an outstanding player. I've met two time Olympic -- award winner Michael Crabtree and I didn't do too bad yourself go out long out make a post and with those some from me from the studio thanks for the time that. -- -- They feel.