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Brandon Bair might be a name to keep an eye on in NFL free agency

The 49ers are not going to sign every former Chip Kelly player, but they should probably at least be on our radar.

The San Francisco 49ers have locked up the core of their defensive line for the near future, but there will be a need for more depth. One potential free agent target could be a former Oregon Duck. The Philadelphia Eagles released defensive tackle Brandon Bair on Friday.

Bair graduated from Oregon in 2011, signing with the Kansas City Chiefs as an undrafted free agent. He spent some time on the Oakland Raiders in 2012 and 2013, and joined the Eagles in 2013 as a member of the practice squad. He made the 53-man roster in 2014, and was active all 16 games. He signed a one-year extension through 2016, but spent most of 2015 inactive due to a Week 3 injury.

Bair is listed at 6'6, 290 pounds, and seems to have the size to play defensive end in the 3-4. For comparison, his 33 inch arm length from the 2011 Combine is the same as Arik Armstead's arm length. They're certainly different quality players, but if Chip Kelly is interested in his former player, maybe he'll try and sell Trent Baalke on arm length.

It is entirely possible nothing comes of Bair and the 49ers, but you never know, and it's at least worth having him on our radar.