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Jarvis Landry’s contract talks are going slowly

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He’s a potential 49ers free agent target, and may just hit the open market.

Miami Dolphins wide receiver Jarvis Landry seems destined to hit the open market this offseason. It seems like both player and team want to keep their relationship going, but Landry said on Thursday that talks with the team are moving rather slowly, according to NFL.com.

“They’re moving. They’re moving slowly, but they’re moving,” he said. “And again for me, [for] the most part I’ve been out trying to enjoy my time with my family, with these other guys -- these talented guys around the league, and just letting the rest take care of itself.”

Landry reiterated that he wants to remain with the Dolphins organization, but it seems the Dolphins aren’t giving him the kind of deal he wants. He’s set to play in his third Pro Bowl in four years, and led the NFL in receptions in 2017. He’ll be the top receiver on the market if he makes it to free agency.

That’s where the San Francisco 49ers get interested in the situation. Pierre Garcon, Marquise Goodwin and Trent Taylor are a good enough top three for Kyle Shanahan to stick with it going forward, but a true game-changing receiver is still on their list of needs. Garcon’s contract is big, but he’s getting up there in years and his deal contains an out for the team after the 2017 season.

Garcon, Landry and Goodwin sure would look like a nice group for Jimmy Garoppolo to throw to. Add Taylor in on those third downs he thrives on and, well, the 49ers just might be a force in the passing game, which would open things up for Carlos Hyde and Matt Breida in the running game.

Landry is reportedly seeking a deal similar to the one the Green Bay Packers gave to Davante Adams. That deal included around $18 million guaranteed with $58 million over four years.