Receiver Mario Manningham spent the first four seasons of his career catching passes from Eli Manning. Manningham could spend the next two catching them from Eli’s big brother.
A league source tells PFT that Manningham has agreed to terms with the 49ers on a two-year deal.
Manningham also had been in negotiations with the Rams.
The moves comes at a time when Peyton Manning is in the last days (we think) of selecting his next team. The finalists (we think) are the 49ers, Titans, and Broncos.
Manningham joins a depth chart that includes Michael Crabtree and Randy Moss.
In his final game with the Giants, Manningham caught a 38-yard pass along the sidelines on the first play of the Super Bowl-winning drive.
A third-round draft choice in 2008, Manningham has 160 career regular-season catches for 2,315 yards and 18 touchdowns.