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49ers sign first-round pick DeForest Buckner

May 6, 2016 at 10:22 AM--


The San Francisco 49ers have signed one of their two first-round selections. DE DeForest Buckner has signed his contract with the team, per Rand Getlin of NFL Network.


During his last two seasons with the Ducks, Buckner had 164 tackles, 30 for a loss, with 14.5 sacks. He had 232 career college tackles and 18 sacks for Oregon, per sports-reference.com. He is reunited with Chip Kelly, now the head coach of the 49ers and who happens to be the man that recruited him to Oregon before leaving for the NFL. He will help bookend a defensive line that includes last year's top selection Arik Armstead, also from Oregon.

RELATED Draft Grades: DeForest Buckner selection praised, Joshua Garnett grades mixed

The other player selected in the same round was OG Joshua Garnett out of Stanford.

Below is the estimate that salary cap tracking site Spotrac.com had for Buckner's draft slot.

Total Value: $18,190,995
Signing Bonus: $11,429,814
2016 Cap Hit: $3,307,454



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