49ers Will Ask Nate Clements To Take Pay Cut

The San Francisco 49ers will ask CB Nate Clements to accept a reduced 2011 salary in order for him to return next season, sources told Matt Maiocco, of CSNBayArea.com. Clements is scheduled to earn a non-guaranteed salary of $7.25 million in 2011 and another $7.95 million in likely to be earned incentives. If Clements does not accept a pay cut, he likely will be released.