Cal QB Jared Goff to work out for San Francisco 49ers

While the 49ers say they won't be parting with Colin Kaepernick this offseason barring a trade offer they can't refuse, they're continuing to do their homework on one of the draft's top quarterback prospects.

The team will work out Cal QB Jared Goff, as well as some Golden Bears wide receivers, on Wednesday, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday.

Niners coach Chip Kelly was present for Cal's pro day two weeks ago, where Goff had a strong showing.

NFL Media draft expert Mike Mayock rates Goff as the draft's No. 2 quarterback behind North Dakota State's Carson Wentz, who will be working out for the Eagles on Wednesday, per Rapoport. San Francisco holds the No. 7 overall pick, while the Eagles are slated to make their first selection one pick later. If Goff isn't selected by the Cleveland Browns at No. 2, the 49ers at No. 7 would be the team with the most pressing QB need to next go on the clock.

Kaepernick was benched last season in favor of Blaine Gabbert, but Rapoport reported earlier this week that the 49ers won't cut Kaepernick before his contract becomes fully guaranteed this week and won't trade him unless they're "blown away" by an offer. His $11.9 million base salary becomes fully guaranteed for 2016 if he's not cut by Thursday at 4 p.m. ET.

Whether Kaepernick stays with the team or not might not have much, or any, impact on the club's interest in drafting a quarterback this year. Kaepernick and Gabbert are expected to compete for the starting job in 2016, and the 49ers could add a rookie to that mix if they draft one in the early rounds.

Goff lands with the 49ers at No. 7 in 3 of 7 NFL Media mock drafts.

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