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Will the 49ers trade Marquise Goodwin?

Is Marquise Goodwin’s time in San Francisco coming to an end?

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Marquise Goodwin dances on the field before the start of the game against the Seattle Seahawks at Levi’s Stadium. Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Marquise Goodwin is coming off back-to-back down years, and his name has been a part of trade talks this offseason. He’s set to make $10 million over the next two seasons, which is more than any other wideout on the roster. But he hasn’t produced like a top option.

Coach Kyle Shanahan ruled out releasing the speedster “for nothing” at this year’s NFL Scouting Combine but seemed moving dealing him elsewhere if things didn’t pan out in San Francisco. The rumor mill hasn’t spit out any potential landing spots for him just yet though.

Fantasy football analysis

Deebo Samuel is poised to become the 49ers’ WR1 in 2020 after ranking second on the team with 802 receiving yards in 2019. The versatile wideout also ran for 159 yards and three scores. With star tight end George Kittle and the emerging Kendrick Bourne also in the fold, things don’t look too bright for Goodwin, who only tallied 186 receiving yards and a score in nine games last season. While he has a good chance to be more productive in 2020, his ceiling isn’t very high. He barely cracked the top 30 for fantasy wideouts when he notched a career-high 962 receiving yards in 2017. I don’t think he can do better than that moving forward — especially given how injury-prone he is.