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John Lynch: 49ers not yet done in free agency

The 49ers have plenty of holes to fill on their roster. GM John Lynch sees some opportunities in free agency.

The San Francisco 49ers were plenty active in free agency during the first week, and although things have quieted down since then, they are not finished. General manager John Lynch told 49ers media at the NFL owners’ meetings that, “There are a couple of things we’re still working on ... there’s a couple of positions we’re still looking at improving ourselves prior to the draft.”

Last week, the 49ers visited with restricted free agent pass rusher Jacquies Smith. The Bucs placed an original round tender on Smith. He entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent, which means they get the right to match any contract offer, but they do not get draft pick compensation if they choose not to match a deal.

Smith suffered a torn ACL in Week 1 of the 2016 season, and Lynch said over the weekend that the team wanted to see if he checked out medically. He had 6.5 sacks in 2015, and would compete for an edge rusher role if the 49ers signed him. The ACL makes it interesting given the matching component of his RFA tender. If the 49ers think he’s worth signing to a multi-year deal, the Bucs then have to decide if they think he’ll bounce back enough to make it worth matching the deal.

The 49ers have enough holes up and down the roster that there are numerous areas they could address through free agency. They just re-signed DuJuan Harris, adding some depth at running back. They spent more on offense than defense in free agency, so a defensive addition or two could make sense for adding depth heading into the offseason workout program.

Where do you see the 49ers adding talent?