Elk Grove’s Arik Armstead Signs $85 Million Deal With 49ers

By Marilyn Nelson on March 16, 2020
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Elk Grove native Arik Armstead just signed a long term deal with the San Francisco 49ers. The five years contract could be worth up to $85 million, according to the Sacramento Bee.

“We are very pleased to have come together with Arik and his representatives to complete this contract extension prior to free agency,” said 49ers general manager John Lynch in a statement. “Arik’s physical tools and versatility have allowed him to be highly productive in our style of defense, and we look forward to watching him take his game to an even higher level as he grows within our scheme. Arik has been an impact player on the field and a difference-maker in our community, and we are excited for what the future holds for him.”

Armstead is a breakout player from Pleasant Grove High School. He also played in Oregon for three years before being drafted by the 49ers with the 17th pick in the first round.

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