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Backup QB Nick Mullens signs tender with 49ers

The 49ers signed rights tender fro QB Nick Mullens and inked undrafted RB Salvon Ahmed to a three-year deal.
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San Francisco 49ers quarterback Nick Mullens warms up before an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

Backup quarterback Nick Mullens has signed his exclusive rights tender with San Francisco. He was tendered a one-year deal in March. 

Mullens showed promise in place of injured QB Jimmy Garoppolo in 2018 and is eligible to become a restricted free agent next offseason. 

The 49ers also have signed undrafted running back Salvon Ahmed to a three-year deal. 

Ahmed ran for 2,106 yards and 21 TDs on 353 carries in three years with the Washington Huskies. He also caught 50 passes for 331 yards.