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Breaking Down San Francisco 49ers Rookie Contracts; Eric Reid Lone Draft Pick Unsigned

Update: Eric Reid signed a contract with the Niners on July 5.

If training camp started today for the San Francisco 49ers they would have ten of the team’s 11 draft picks signed and in attendance. The good news would be the Niners have only one rookie unsigned. The bad news would be that rookie is first-round draft pick and safety Eric Reid.

Reid and the 49ers still have 18 days to come to terms on a contract, but it seems like they are having negotiation issues. General Manager Trent Baalke is known as a fair negotiator; signing players to the contract typically reserved for the slots they were picked. So, how is it that ten of the Niners draft picks are already signed and Reid remains the lone holdout?

One explanation could be that there were three safeties selected in the first 20 picks of the 2013 draft. Reid was the third safety drafted, so he might be pulling a Michael Crabtree who held out all the way until Week 5 of the 2009 season. Pulling a Crabtree means holding out for money even though the team is offering you fair market value at the slot you were drafted.

Back in 2009, Crabtree was the second wide receiver drafted in the first ten picks, with Darrius Heyward-Bey drafted three picks before him. Say what you will about Heyward-Bey now, but at the time the 49ers gave Crabtree a fair deal and he still held out.

Now, who knows if that is the reason for Reid not signing a contract. But until he does sign a contract, Niner fans can only speculate.

Here is a breakdown of the rookie contracts signed by the 49ers:

Eric Reid

Safety, Louisiana State

Drafted: Round 1 (#18 overall)

Unsigned

Update: Reid signed a contract on July 5.

Cornellius Carradine

Defensive end, Florida State

Drafted: Round 2 (#40 overall)

May 23: Signed a 4-year $4.94 million contract

Signing Bonus: $1,978,312

2013 Salary: $899,578

Average Salary: $1,236,920

Guaranteed: $3,013,207

Vance McDonald

Tight End, Rice

Drafted: Round 2 (#55 overall), 2013

May 24: Signed a 4-year $3.599 million contract

Signing Bonus: $997,584

2013 Salary: $654,396

Average Salary: $899,795

Guaranteed: $1,775,975

Corey Lemonier

Drafted: Round 3 (#88 overall)

Defensive end, Auburn

June 10: Signed a 4-year $2.7 million contract

Signing Bonus: $543,520

2013 Salary: $540,813

Average Salary: $675,813

Guaranteed: $543,250

Quinton Patton

Drafted: Round 4 (#128 overall)

Wide Receiver, Louisiana Tech

May 22: Signed a 4-year $2.551 million contract

Signing Bonus: $391,500

2013 Salary: $502,875

Average Salary: $637,875

Guaranteed: $391,500

Marcus Lattimore

Drafted: Round 4 (#131 overall)

June 3:  Signed a 4-year $2.46 million contract

Signing Bonus: $300,584

2013 Salary: $480,146

Average Salary: $615,146

Guaranteed: $300,584

Quinton Dial

Defensive End, Alabama

Drafted: Round 5 (#157 overall)

May 10: Signed a 4-year $2.34 million contract

Signing Bonus: $181,652

2013 Salary: $450,413

Average Salary: $585,413

Guaranteed: $181,652

Nick Moody

Linebacker, Florida State

Drafted: Round 6 (#180 overall)

May 10: Signed a 4-year $2.26 million contract

Signing Bonus: $107,672

2013 Salary: $431,918

Average Salary: $566,918

Guaranteed: $107,672

 B.J. Daniels

Quarterback, South Florida

Drafted: Round 7 (#237 overall)

May 10: Signed a 4-year $2.20 million contract

Signing Bonus: $46,512

2013 Salary: $416,628

Average Salary: $551,628

Guaranteed: $46,512

Carter Bykowski

Tackle, Iowa State

Drafted: Round 7 (#246 overall)

May 10: Signed a 4-year $2.205 million contract

Signing Bonus: $45,896

2013 Salary: $416,474

Average Salary: $551,474

Guaranteed: $45,896

Marcus Cooper

Cornerback, Rutgers

Drafted: Round 7 (#252 overall)

May 10: Signed a 4-year $2.205 million contract

Signing Bonus: $45,896

2013 Salary: $416,474

Average Salary: $551,474

Guaranteed: $45,896

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