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Report: RB McKinnon to sign with 49ers

Report: RB McKinnon to sign with 49ers

Cross off Jerick McKinnon as a replacement for Dion Lewis with the Patriots.

McKinnon will sign a four-year, $30 million contract with the San Francisco 49ers, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports. NFL free agency officially opens at 4 p.m. on Wednesday. 

McKinnon, a versatile running back who turns 26 in May and played the past four seasons for the Minnesota Vikings, had been mentioned as a possible Patriots free agent target. 

The Patriots lost Lewis to the Tennessee Titans, where he will sign a four-year, $20 million deal.

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Report: Richard Sherman signs with 49ers

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Report: Richard Sherman signs with 49ers

Richard Sherman has been one of the most dominant cornerbacks in the NFL for quite some time.

He was one of the driving forces behind Seattle's 'legion of boom'.

With several recent moves, the 'legion of boom' has been broken apart, and Richard Sherman was released from Seattle.

There are several questions surrounding his health and particuarly the exact status of both achilles. Most of the league seems to be interested in the veteran cornerback.

There must be enough confidence in the status of his health.

According to Adam Schefter, the San Francisco 49ers have signed Richard Sherman to a three year deal.

Schefter previously reported that Sherman would be working on a deal if San Francisco was satisfied with the status of his health.

According to NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport, the deal is for $39m with a signing bonus of $5m.

So in the end neither Aqib Talib or Richard Sherman will end up heading to Foxboro.

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Sherman meets with 49ers, Lions reportedly next

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Sherman meets with 49ers, Lions reportedly next

Free-agent cornerback Richard Sherman, released by the Seattle Seahawks Friday, wasted little time in seeking out a new team.

Sherman, who turns 30 on March 30, met with the San Francisco 49ers on Friday and Saturday and is going to meet with the Detroit Lions - coached by former Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia - next week. 

The Patriots reportedly inquired about a trade for Sherman last offseason, according to the Boston Herald's Jeff Howe, who said earlier this week on Early Edition that the perennial Pro Bowl corner "absolutely wants to play for the Patriots."