49ers general manager John Lynch delivered some good news on Wednesday morning:
Richard Sherman has been fully cleared to participate in training camp.
In March, Sherman signed a 3-year, $27.15 million deal with the 49ers -- which included only $7 million guaranteed.
One other aspect of the contract, according to Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk:
Sherman gets a $2 million roster bonus on the first day of training camp, if he passes a physical. (In other words, if he starts camp on the physically unable to perform list or the non-football illness/injury list, the payment won’t be earned.)
The three-time First-Team All-Pro cornerback sustained a season-ending right Achilles rupture on Nov. 9, and soon thereafter underwent surgery.
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He also had surgery on his left heel earlier this year to remove bone spurs.
Sherman will take the field on Thursday when the 49ers hold their first practice of camp.