Dozen done: 49ers sign Marcus Martin; all draft picks signed
05/29/2014 5:53 PM
05/29/2014 5:53 PM
The 49ers today signed center/guard Marcus Martin, the first of their three third-round draft picks, to a four-year deal. That means all 12 draft picks are under contract just one week into the OTA period.
Martin, who played at USC, intially will back up Daniel Kilgore at center and fill in at both left and right guard. He played those positions, especially left guard, during Wednesday’s OTA practice.
* The team struck an injury settlement with offensive tackle Luke Marquardt, who broke his foot his foot in practice earlier this month. The 49ers waived/injured Marquardt, an undrafted rookie from Azusa Pacific, this week.
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About This BlogMatt Barrows was born in Blacksburg, Va., and attended the University of Virginia. He graduated in 1995, went to Northwestern for a journalism degree a year later, and got his first job at a South Carolina daily in 1997. He joined The Sacramento Bee as a Metro reporter in 1999 and started covering the San Francisco 49ers in 2003. His favorite player of all time is Darrell Green. Reach Barrows at email@example.com.
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