The 49ers bolstered their roster on Tuesday with the additions of veteran kicker Phil Dawson and receiver Marlon Moore. But the team might not be done making offseason moves just yet.
Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com spoke with 49ers General Manager Trent Baalke at the league owners meetings in Arizona to get an update on the recent activity. Baalke also told Maiocco the team is still “considering” free agent veteran defensive back Nnamdi Asomugha after he had a “great visit” last week at team headquarters.
“The 49ers’ top five cornerbacks from last season are in line to return,” Maiocco wrote. “Carlos Rogers, Tarell Brown, Chris Culliver and Perrish Cox are under contract. Tramaine Brock was tendered as a restricted free agent. If Asomugha and the 49ers come to a contract agreement, Asomugha would join the 49ers with no guarantees of a starting job or playing time, Baalke suggested.”
The rest of today’s Morning Tailgate features the latest headlines on the newest 49ers and more.
Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee discussed the signings of Dawson and Moore.
Cam Inman of the Bay Area News Group commented on Dawson’s addition to the 49ers.
Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle looked at the team going from one veteran kicker to another.
Mike Sando of ESPN.com gave a statistical look at Dawson.
Maiocco noted that Dawson is eager to kick in poor weather conditions at Candlestick.
Victor Contreras of the Sacramento Bee noted that Joe Montana will be inducted in the California Hall of Fame.
Sando relayed observations of Jim Harbaugh and Pete Carroll interacting at the league owners meetings.
Maiocco shared comments from Alex Smith’s new coach in Kansas City, Andy Reid
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