Last year’s No. 3 pick, Chargers defensive end Joey Bosa, held out of training camp and didn’t sign his rookie contract until Aug. 29.

It sounds as if a similar situation won’t play out with this year’s No. 3 pick.

This morning, about two hours before the 49ers’ first practice of training camp, general manager John Lynch said a contract agreement with rookie defensive tackle Solomon Thomas could be imminent.

“I feel like we’re extremely close,” Lynch said on KNBR. “… Hopeful that we can get there today.”

Added Lynch: “Both sides are working in earnest. He’s a top-three player and these things get a little complicated. And we’re trying to reach agreement and (we’re) just closing some things up.”

Thomas, Titans wide receiver Corey Davis (No. 5 overall) and Raiders cornerback Gareon Conely (No. 24) are the only first-round picks who remain unsigned.

“There’s always something to negotiate,” Lynch said. “And I’m not going to get into that out of respect for Solomon and his side as to what the issue is, but it always happens that there’s one or two (players) right at the end.”

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