The two players instantly clicked in 2017 when Garoppolo was acquired. Taylor was a first down machine for Garoppolo out of the slot, so it was something that was projected to return in 2020. However, Taylor immediately fell out of favor after a quarter into the season.
Robert Saleh got tons of praise from players and coaches for being named the Jets' next head coach. But two former players could follow him to the Big Apple.
So if the 49ers were to trade for him, they'd have to pay him "only" $10.94 million in 2021, or roughly 6 percent of their salary cap space. A tremendous bargain. So I've changed my mind.