The Jaguars officially announced the move to sign former 49ers QB C.J. Beathard
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Tom Pelissero reports it’s a two-year deal with a base value of $5 million and more available via incentives.
The former third-round pick will add to Jacksonville’s quarterback depth. He recently tried out for the team.
Beathard, 27, is a former third-round pick of the 49ers back in 2017. He played out the final year of his four-year, $3.528 million contract and made a base salary of $946,179 for the 2020 season.
Beathard is now testing the open market as an unrestricted free agent for the first time in his NFL career.
In 2020, Beathard appeared in six games for the 49ers and completed 63.5 percent of his passes for 787 yards, six touchdowns and no interceptions. He also rushed for 28 yards.