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Kyle Shanahan Has 3-Word Response When Asked About His Interest In Odell Beckham Jr.

49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan

49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan

The San Francisco 49ers already made the splashiest personnel move of the NFL season when they traded for Christian McCaffrey from the Carolina Panthers.

Could they add another big name to the offense?

Head coach Kyle Shanahan is at least keeping the door open for the possibility.

Shanahan was asked Monday whether the 49ers would make an effort to sign free-agent wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. According to David Lombardi of the Athletic, the sixth-year coach answered by saying "we consider everything."

Beckham, who has sat out this season after tearing his ACL during the Los Angeles Rams' Super Bowl victory in February, would add to an embarrassment of riches at the 49ers' skill positions.

Their offense already features McCaffrey, a former all-Pro, at running back, Deebo Samuel and Brandon Aiyuk at wide receiver and George Kittle at tight end.

For that reason, it's difficult to envision how the 49ers would manage to get Beckham the ball regularly, although Shanahan, widely regarded as one of the brightest offensive minds in the sport, would likely figure out a way.

A report emerged Monday that Beckham is looking to sign with a new team by the end of November. The Dallas Cowboys have generated the most buzz as a destination. Beckham's other top choices reportedly include the Buffalo Bills, Kansas City Chiefs, New York Giants and the 49ers.

Beckham showed a return to his early-career form after joining the Rams midway through last season. In 12 games, he caught 48 passes for 593 yards and seven touchdowns, including one in the Super Bowl.

Beckham has stated that he's looking to team up with a Super Bowl contender, and the 49ers would likely check that box. However, his top priority is signing a multi-year contract.

With the NFL trade deadline having come and gone, Beckham looks like the last option for a contender looking to add one more offensive weapon prior to the postseason, so all eyes will be on him in the coming weeks for an indication on where he might sign.