Trent Baalke sure is busy during opening day of free agency. Adam Schefter first reported that the 49ers have traded an undisclosed draft pick to the Miami Dolphins for offensive tackle Jonathan Martin.
Filed to ESPN: San Francisco is trading a conditional draft pick to Miami for OT Jonathan Martin, per league sources.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 12, 2014
Not long after the 49ers confirmed the trade.
The #49ers have agreed to a trade with the Dolphins for tackle Jonathan Martin in exchange for an undisclosed draft choice.
— San Francisco 49ers (@49ers) March 12, 2014
For those not aware, Martin was the player who was one of the main players in the whole Ritchie Icognito saga. Martin is familiar with coach Harbaugh and Harbaugh had high praise for Martin not long ago. Harbaugh was Martin’s coach at Stanford, he’ll compete for the backup OT position.
Also, with the 49ers trading for both Martin and Gabbart, it is clear that Baalke and Harbaugh are working together. Both players Harbaugh guys.