It’s time to follow the 49ers’ money in terms of how their 2020 roster takes shape. Look for early signals as they meet with agents at the scouting combine in Indianapolis later this month. Here are 10 contract situations to watch:
1. Tight end George Kittle. Go ahead and rip up his rookie deal’s fourth and final year. The 49ers better reward him with an extension that resets the market for tight ends, which has been stagnant the past couple years.
Kittle is not your normal tight end. He has No. 1-receiver production for catches and yards, so does he get wide receiver money?