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2021 49ers Free Agency Tracker: Signings, Interests, Losses

Mar 15, 2021 at 8:16 PM--


This tracker was last updated on April 29, 2021.

The following is a list that tracks San Francisco 49ers signings, interests, and losses during free agency, which officially kicked off at the start of the new league year on Wednesday, March 17 at 1 p.m. PT (4 p.m. ET). NFL teams were able to begin negotiations with player agents on Monday, March 15 at 9 a.m. PT (noon ET).

This list will be updated frequently throughout the early days of free agency so please bookmark it and check back often for the latest information.

Unrestricted Free Agent (UFA): A player with an expiring contract who has four-or-more accrued seasons and is free to negotiate with any team at the start of the new league year.

Restricted Free Agent (RFA): A player with an expiring contract who has three accrued seasons. The player can negotiate with other teams but the original team has the right to match any offer.

Exclusive Rights Free Agent (ERFA): A player with an expiring contract who has fewer than three accused seasons. The player cannot negotiate with other teams if his original team offers a qualifying contract.

Salary Cap Space


The number below is from OverTheCap.com, and may not include the most recent deals. Those cannot be factored in until the contract structures are known.

  • $18,294,597 (as of the afternoon of April 29)

New 49ers



Returning 49ers



Reported Interest, Available


  • G Lane Taylor (Packers, ESPN)

Reported Interest, Signed Elsewhere


  • RB Giovani Bernard (Buccaneers, 1-yr, ESPN)
  • QB Andy Dalton (Bears, 1-yr, $10M, NFLN)
  • OL Pat Elflein (Panthers, 3-yr, $13.5M, Mehta)
  • C Corey Linsley (Chargers, 5-yrs, $62.5M, Mehta)
  • QB Mitch Trubisky (Bills, 1-yr, $1.5M, ESPN)
  • QB Joe Flacco (Eagles, 1-yr, $3.5M, ESPN)

49ers Unrestricted Free Agents


  • DE Ezekiel Ansah
  • C Tony Bergstrom
  • C Ben Garland
  • C Hroniss Grasu
  • DE Dion Jordan
  • RB Jerick McKinnon
  • QB Nick Mullens (No tender as a RFA)
  • CB Richard Sherman
  • CB Jamar Taylor
  • WR Trent Taylor
  • LB Joe Walker

Will not Return


  • QB C.J. Beathard (UFA, Jaguars, NFLN)
  • DE Ronald Blair (released)
  • WR Kendrick Bourne (UFA, Patriots, 3-yrs, $22.5M, NFLN)
  • RB Tevin Coleman (UFA, Jets, NFLN)
  • DE Kerry Hyder (UFA, Seahawks, 3-yrs, $16.5M, ESPN)
  • TE Jordan Reed (retired)
  • DL Solomon Thomas (UFA, Raiders, 1-yr, $5M NFLN)
  • CB Ahkello Witherspoon (UFA, Seahawks, 1-yr, Anderson)

Know of the 49ers' interest in a player not listed here? Let us know.





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