San Francisco 49ers re-sign cornerback Jason Verrett

Dec 13, 2020; Glendale, Arizona, USA; San Francisco 49ers cornerback Jason Verrett (22) intercepts a pass intended for Washington Football Team wide receiver Cam Sims (89) during the first half at State Farm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Cornerback Jason Verrett agreed to terms on a contract with the San Francisco 49ers on Monday.

Multiple media outlets reported the one-year deal is worth $5.5 million. The NFL Network noted that worth of the pact escalates to $6.5 million should Verrett make the Pro Bowl.

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Niners general manager John Lynch took to social media to recognize the deal.

The move comes with the 49ers expecting to lose veteran cornerback Richard Sherman to free agency.

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Verrett, 29, recorded a career-high 60 tackles to go along with two interceptions in 13 games last season.

A Pro Bowl selection in 2015, Verrett has totaled 140 tackles and seven interceptions in 39 career games (35 starts). He was selected by the then-San Diego Chargers in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft.

–Field Level Media

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