Originally posted by AllTimeGreat:Yes. Peppers will cost the same next year whether they trade for him with a new contract in place as a prerequisite, or they wait until the off-season and get him for the same money but no draft picks.
Also, why spend a 1st on someone we might be able to get next offseason for no draft picks?
If the 49ers were only a pass rusher away from the Super Bowl right now, then it MIGHT make sense. As it stands, it would be a really bad value.