How much is expected out of Eric Reid?
Eric Reid and Corey Lemonier are the only players from the 49ers' 11-man draft class who remain unsigned. (AP)
The 49ers added two experienced special-teams players this week with very little impact on the salary cap.
The 49ers did not award any signing bonus money to either Kassim Osgood, a three-time Pro Bowl player, or Raymond Ventrone, a source told CSNBayArea.com on Saturday.
Neither player will count toward the formula for compensatory picks, either. The 49ers can expect one compensatory draft pick in 2014 due to a net loss in free agency. The 49ers have already stockpiled 10 picks for the 2014 draft.
The 49ers signed four qualifying free agents this offseason (Glenn Dorsey, Dan Skuta, Craig Dahl and Phil Dawson), and they lost five free agents (Dashon Goldson, Delanie Walker, Isaac Sopoaga, Ricky Jean Francois and Ted Ginn). The loss of All-Pro Goldson to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on a five-year, $41.25 million contract outweighs anyone the 49ers gained, so the club might get a compensatory pick as early as the end of the third round.
Ventrone's deal, announced as a one-year contract, was actually a two-year, $1.735 million contract, a source said. He must make the team to receive any of the money. Osgood, who enters his 11th season in the NFL, signed a one-year deal for the veteran minimum salary of $940,000. He will count just $555,000 against the salary cap.
The 49ers are $2.211 under the salary cap, the source said, which gives them plenty of room to sign first-round draft pick Eric Reid and third-rounder Corey Lemonier to their four-year rookie contracts. Reid and Lemonier are the only players from the 49ers' 11-man draft class who remain unsigned.