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49ers re-work Jimmie Ward contract, create much-needed chunk of cap space [report]

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The reality of the 2021 cap crunch finally began to hit teams with the conclusion of training camp. Teams like the 49ers, who were sat comfortably above $10 million in cap space, saw it shrink into the low single digits following roster cuts, injury moves and bonuses.


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