Cousins in San Francisco could receive top-five quarterback money in a long-term deal, play under a coach who has always shown him respect, trust and confidence, and find a familiar offense he can step into right away.
Even if, by a major surprise, the 49ers don’t get Cousins, they can go for Jimmy Garoppolo and/or a likely top-five pick as their quarterback of the future.
The 49ers are the latest football team to steal a strategy from the NBA in terms of roster construction. They’re tanking by design, and the organization is ready.
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The NBA has the most exciting offseason of any major sport. Fans get into prolonged debates about salary caps, impending free agents, the collection of draft picks as inexpensive assets and the discussion of tanking vs. going all-in. Every fan base has a vested interest during every offseason.
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