49ers will be aggressive in free agency
With a lot of space under the salary cap, the 49ers are poised to be big players in free agency this year, writes John Clayton.
Not since the days of Eddie DeBartolo have the San Francisco 49ers been a prime destination for top free agents.
Well, that's about to change, because the 49ers are going to be big players in free agency in 2007. With $30 million of cap room by the time free agency starts at 12:01 a.m. ET Friday, the 49ers are the hot team in the offseason marketplace. When it comes to the 49ers making a big hit in free agency, it's not a question of "If." It's who and how many.
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