49ers salary cap: Parys Haralson agrees to restructure contract

Kelley L Cox-US PRESSWIRE

The 49ers continue maneuvering around the salary cap, as they were able to reach an agreement with Parys Haralson on a restructured contract.

The 49ers continue working with their veterans to clear salary cap space. A week after Mario Manningham agreed to a lower base salary, outside linebacker Parys Haralson has agreed to a decreased salary. According to Ian Rapoport, Haralson agreed to a new contract worth $1.3 million with incentives that could boost it to $1.7 million. He was previously on the books for $2.87 million in 2013.

Haralson missed all of last season with a torn triceps muscle, and was a strong candidate to be a cap casualty. He likely recognize that he would be looking at no more than the veteran's minimum if he was released. Furthermore, the 49ers could use a veteran outside linebacker to help spell Aldon Smith and Ahmad Brooks. Haralson might be able to work one more solid contract with a strong showing in 2013 coming in off the bench.

As Matt Barrows pointed out, Haralson remained with the team even though he was on injured reserve the entire season. He worked out at the facility and traveled with the team on the road. It will be interesting now to see how he responds after a year of rehab. He will be competing with Cam Johnson and Darius Fleming for playing time with the front seven.

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