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BEST OF BST PODCAST: Celtics stand pat, Cavs blow up roster at deadline

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BEST OF BST PODCAST: Celtics stand pat, Cavs blow up roster at deadline

0:41 - Chris Mannix joins BST to discuss the Cavaliers making multiple change, turning over most of their roster, and if the Cavaliers got better than the Celtics with these moves. 

6:31 - Tom Curran, Lou Merloni, and Kayce Smith discuss Jimmy Garoppolo signing a 5-year, $137 million deal with the 49ers, making him the highest paid player in the NFL.

12:10 - Our crew on BST discuss the report that stated Tom Brady would sit out OTAs if he does not get a new contract, but Tom Curran says his sources tell him that report is not accurate. 

17:37 - Curran, Merloni, and Giles talk about Bill Belichick and Robert Kraft meeting in public and why they may have done so. 

49ers make Jimmy Garoppolo highest-paid player in NFL

49ers make Jimmy Garoppolo highest-paid player in NFL

According to Mike Garafolo of the NFL Network, Jimmy Garoppolo and the 49ers are completing a new contract that will make him the highest-paid player in the league.

Garoppolo's status as highest-paid could soon change with Kirk Cousins' next contract. Still, the $27.5 million his contract will earn him on average is nearly double Tom Brady's $14 million salary for next season. 

After the Patriots traded the quarterback for a second-round pick, Garoppolo established himself as one of the best young quarterbacks in the league with an impressive five-start run to the end the season. Garoppolo stepped in on a one-win San Francisco team and won all five of his starts, throwing seven touchdowns and rushing for another. 

49ers' top priority: Signing Garoppolo to long-term contract

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49ers' top priority: Signing Garoppolo to long-term contract

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – 49ers general manager John Lynch made no promises about executing a long-term contract with quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo.

But Lynch made it clear on Tuesday that securing Garoppolo to a multi-year contract is at the top of his priority list for the offseason.

Click here for the complete story from NBC Sports Bay Area.