And there’s a good chance the Metcalf details will become extremely relevant to 49ers receiver Deebo Samuel. Like Metcalf, Samuel is holding in until he gets his new contract. Like Metcalf, Samuel is represented by Tory Dandy of CAA.
The problem for the 49ers is that they’re still carrying quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo‘ $25 million cap number. It will be hard to do the Deebo deal until the 49ers trade or cut Garoppolo.
Once they do, it should be easy to work out a contract for Deebo. Dandy’ other client just provided the template.