Browns, Eagles, Niners begin offseason programs

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  • By Andie Hagemann NFL.com
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The offseason is officially upon us. Three teams -- Cleveland Browns, Philadelphia Eagles and San Francisco 49ers -- commence their 2016 offseason workout programs today.

It's the beginning of a new era for the three clubs under their new coaching regimes. However, all eyes will be on San Francisco as the possibility of trading quarterback Colin Kaepernick is still looming. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reports Kaepernick is expected to be in attendance at the team's morning meeting. It will be the first opportunity for Kaepernick to meet with head coach Chip Kelly.

Kaepernick does have a hefty incentive in store for showing up. Rapoport reported Sunday, that if Kaepernick participates in 90 percent of the program, he will receive a $400,000 bonus. It's believed once he shows up at the facility, it could delay a possible trade until the draft or make it moot altogether, Rapoport adds.

The Niners are not the only teams with quarterback questions. Browns coach Hue Jackson and Eagles coach Doug Pederson will also need to address the position (along with other positions of need) as they have their first opportunity to meet with their new clubs in their entirety.

For the complete offseason workouts program calendar for all 32 teams click here.

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