The San Francisco 49ers are making an enormous transfer forward of the NFL's Nov. 1 trade deadline.

The Niners are buying star operating again Christian McCaffrey in trade with the Carolina Panthers

The Panthers are receiving second, third and fourth spherical picks in 2023, in addition to a fifth-rounder in 2024 in alternate for McCaffrey.

McCaffrey, the eighth general chosen within the 2017 NFL draft out of Stanford,

returns to the Bay Space after spending the primary five-plus seasons of his profession in Carolina.

Injuries have been the biggest issue for the former Stanford star.

He missed 23 of 33 games through the 2020 and 2021 seasons after being injury-free his first three NFL seasons.

The trade additionally makes monetary sense for the 49ers this season.

McCaffrey has a base wage of $1,035,000 in 2022 after his contract was restructured in December 2021.

Between the $26,938,000 dead-money hit the Panthers have on the books in 2022 and his 2022 and 2023 cap hits, Carolina can have a 2023 cap financial savings of $1,198,500.