2012 NFL Free Agency: 49ers Must Tender Larry Grant Before Tuesday Deadline

More: 49ers to tender RFA Larry Grant

Larry Grant, a special teams player for the San Francisco 49ers is scheduled to be a restricted free agent. While Grant could return as a backup for the 49ers, he might be highly sought after by other NFL teams due to his performance in the absence of pro-bowler Patrick Willis in December.

Matt Maiocco from Comcast Sportsnet Bay Area explains:

The sides are not negotiating a contract extension, sources said.

The 49ers would have the right of first refusal and receive a seventh-round draft pick as compensation with an "equal-round tender" of approximately $1.26 million for Grant. Or, the 49ers could give Grant a tender of $1.92 million to ensure a second-round pick as compensation if he were to leave.

Some possible destinations for Grant? The Philadelphia Eagles are is one team to throw out there.

For more on the 49ers, head to Niners Nation and for more on the Niners' offseason, follow SB Nation Bay Area's StoryStream

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