While Barrows does not believe 49ers LB Elijah Lee has done enough to earn a starting spot, he does expect Lee to compete for the starting weakside linebacker role next season.
As for the possibility of trading QB Nick Mullens, Barrows thinks the quarterback has more value to the 49ers as a backup than what they might get for him in return.
Barrows expects 49ers QBs coach Rich Scangarello to receive interest around the league as an offensive coordinator.
Barrows does not think teams will be interested in trading for 49ers DL Arik Armstead, who is under contract for $9 million in 2019.
Ian Rapoport reports that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell recently disapproved the Chargers signing DT Tyrone Holmes to their practice squad, due to his status in the AAF.
Rapoport adds that the AAF has released him, officially paving the way for him to sign with the Chargers.
Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times writes that Seahawks HC Pete Carroll‘s extension through 2021 seems to be a strong indication that there won’t be an immediate sale of the franchise following the death of owner Paul Allen in October.
Condotta adds that the team is not currently for sale, considering that Allen’s sister, Jody Allen, is dealing with urgent matters relating to his estate.