The San Francisco 49ers are bringing back their most productive wide receiver. The 49ers have reportedly agreed to a three-year deal with Jeremy Kerley.
One WR off the market: Jeremy Kerley and 49ers agree on a 3-year, $10.5 million deal, per @caplannfl and me.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 4, 2017
Kerley was acquired by the 49ers in a preseason trade and he had his best season ever. He caught 64 passes for 664 yards and 3 TDs. A slot receiver, Kerley (hopefully) won't be the 49ers leading receiver next year.
The 49ers wanted to keep Kerley on the roster and he didn't want to enter free agency again. So the deal makes sense for both sides. The 49ers have gobs of cap space, so Kerley's deal won't affect that in any tangible way this offseason.
Even with the re-signing of Kerley, the 49ers still need WR help. Kerley is a solid slot option, but the team needs a more reliable outside threat.Back to the San Francisco 49ers Newsfeed