Free-agent agrees on a one-year contract with 49ers.
Free agent cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha has reached an agreement on a one-year deal with the San Francisco 49ers, according to NFL.com.
The contract could see the 31 year-old earn as much as $3m this year, with a base package of $1.35m with salary and bonuses, but no guaranteed money.
It is reported that the additional $1.65m will be paid in incentives for playing time, awards such as the Pro Bowl and reaching the play-offs.
Having been released by the Philadelphia Eagles last month, Asomugha is set to join the 49ers bid to return to the Super Bowl in the new season following the disappointment of the 34-31 loss to the Baltimore Ravens in New Orleans back in February.
The cornerback spent the first eight years of his NFL career with the Oakland Raiders, who selected him 31st overall in the first round of the 2003 draft.
He went on to make three Pro Bowls during his impressive spell with the Raiders, but has endured two disappointing seasons with the Eagles having been considered at one time as being one of the NFL’s best at his position.
The former Eagles man will now link up with Niners defensive coordinator Vic Fangio, who he hopes will be able to help him return to form by playing to his strengths.
Having lost both confidence and direction in Philadelphia, Asomugha will be hoping that the 49ers will ask him to return to the plays that made him so effective in Oakland as he aims for a fresh start.