SANTA CLARA, California. (AP) – The 49-year-old San Francisco have locked up their biggest potential free agent for a long time, agreeing to give star left-back chess player Trent Williams the striker’s ever richest contract.
Williams’s agents at Elite Loyalty Sports say the deal, which was agreed on Wednesday, will pay Williams $ 138.1 million over the next six years, surpassing David Bakhtiari’s $ 138 million deal from Green Bay last season. Williams will receive the biggest bonus for the offensive line of $ 30.1 million, as well as the guaranteed $ 55.1 million.
The Niners ended the deal a few hours ago when Williams could leave for a new league at the beginning of the year to sign a contract with another team.
The contract is a shocking omen for Williams, who spent the entire 2019 season in Washington due to an argument with the front office before reviving his career in San Francisco.
He soon showed some signs of rust, but quickly returned to his usual way, earning his eighth Pro Bowl pick. Williams has been rated as a top left-back by Pro Football Focus and is now also being paid.
After a Super Bowl trip last season, the 49s had a disappointing 2020. But they have been linked to a number of injury issues that have hampered defender Jim’s Garoppolo for the rest of the season, as well as other key players such as the dense George W. Keith and the rushing-up Nick Bosa.
Coach Kyle Shanahan և General Manager John on Lynch has already retained several potential free agents, agreeing to make a deal with versatile defender Kyle Juszczyk, as well as cornerbacks Jason Verrett and Emmanuel Moseley.
But for the most part, it was Williams who would anchor the offensive line, which he struggled with at several other points last season. San Francisco also wants to improve at the center, with Weston Richburg not expecting to return from the injury that left him out for the rest of the 2020 season.
The Niners acquired Williams from Washington last year during the 2020 draft. To vote in the fifth round և 2021 In the third round.
Williams played the entire 2019 season in Washington. He disagreed with the organization when he refused to play because he said he did not trust the medical staff և office because of a misdiagnosis of cancer.
He finished his maintenance, hoping that the sale would be done by the deadline, but no deal was made. Williams was ousted by former team leader Bruce Allen.
Williams thought there was a chance he would stay when coach Ron Rivera was hired and the company underwent a renovation. Eventually, Williams wanted to be sold to San Francisco, where he was reunited with Sanahan, who spent the first four seasons coordinating the attack in Washington.
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