NFC Notes: Cardinals, 49ers, Rams, Seahawks




Center could be on the offseason shopping list for the 49ers. And fortunately for them, a great one is likely to be available as Falcons C Alex Mack is unlikely to be back in Atlanta given their cap issues. Mack has some experience with 49ers HC Kyle Shanahan and said he’d love to play for him again. 

“Kyle is an incredible coach,” Mack said via NBC Sports’ Matt Maiocco. “He’s an incredible coach, great person, strong motivator and runs an offense that is something that I’d know really well and that I performed very well in. Yeah, that said, they [the 49ers] are a very enticing thing.”

  • Pro Football Network’s Tony Pauline says he’s hearing the Bears are the frontrunners to trade for Eagles QB Carson Wentz at the moment. However, the Colts and 49ers are still in the picture. 
  • Pauline adds the Colts are also seen as a strong possibility to potentially trade for Jets QB Sam Darnold, with the 49ers also in the mix. 


  • According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the first player the Lions asked for in trade talks for QB Matthew Stafford was Rams DT Aaron Donald. Los Angeles shot that down pretty quickly and they moved on to work out the current deal. 
  • Rams LT Andrew Whitworth indicated again he’s planning to play in 2021: “I’m in. I’m going to work, man. Nothing’s guaranteed to you. I’m going to go to work (to) earn another spot, and we’ll see what happens.” (Kevin Modesti)


  • CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora says some executives have reached out to the Seahawks to inquire about a trade for QB Russell Wilson and the Saints, Raiders and Dolphins seem to be among the inquiring teams. 
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