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Seahawks won’t match 49ers offer sheet for Garry Gilliam

Seattle Seahawks v Denver Broncos

DENVER, CO - AUGUST 07: Tackle Garry Gilliam #79 of the Seattle Seahawks blocks against defensive tackle Mitch Unrein #96 of the Denver Broncos during preseason action at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on August 7, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Seahawks 21-16. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

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It looks like tackle Garry Gilliam will be joining the 49ers.

Gilliam signed an offer sheet with the 49ers as a restricted free agent on Monday, giving the Seahawks five days to decide whether to match it or let Gilliam join their NFC West rivals. They didn’t need that much time to reach their decision.

According to multiple reports, the Seahawks won’t match the one-year, $2.2 million offer with $1.4 million in guaranteed money. Gilliam was given the lowest restricted free agent tender by the Seahawks, so there won’t be any draft pick compensation heading back to Seattle.

Gilliam started 29 games for the Seahawks over the last two seasons and will likely compete with Trent Brown for the right tackle job with the 49ers. Germain Ifedi is expected to get first crack at the right tackle job with the Seahawks.