49ers make move on DeForest Buckner’s contract

first_imgSANTA CLARA — Defensive tackle DeForest Buckner is arguably the 49ers’ best first-round draft pick of the past decade, and while they envision a long-term contract extension with him, they took the procedural step Wednesday of locking him in through 2020.The 49ers exercised the fifth-year option on Buckner, drafted seventh overall in 2016 by then-general manager Trent Baalke.Baalke’s successor, John Lynch, echoed Buckner’s recent stance on contract talks in that both sides don’t have a …last_img

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *