Agent Mark Bartelstein, who represents Cardinals free-agent quarterback Kurt Warner, said his client will decide today where he is going to play in 2009. And, believe it or not, it remains a possibility Warner will play half of his games at
“Oh, yeah,” Bartelstein said when asked if the 49ers still had a chance. “We’re going to shake our way through this thing and see what happens.”
Bartelstein said he continues to speak to the 49ers about a contract for his client.
“We’ve talked, we’ve been talking straight,” Bartelstein said. “We know where we are with that. They’ve been great. I think he (Warner) will make a decision today and try to bring this to an end.”
Warner’s camp presented the Cardinals with a contract demand of two years, $23 million after returning from his trip to visit the 49ers. “We’ve talked to the Cardinals about it conceptually,” Bartelstein said. “We’ll know more today based on what happens.”
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There have been a lot of questions about this non-offer offer that the 49ers gave Warner. While some do not consider it a “formal offer,” that is just a matter of semantics. Warner and his agent know the exact terms of the contract the 49ers are willing to give the two-time league MVP.
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