SANTA CLARA -- Coach Jim Harbaugh said Wednesday that he hopes the 49ers' acquisition of offensive tackle Jonathan Martin will be a "win-win" following the team's trade with the Miami Dolphins.

Martin, whom the 49ers acquired on Tuesday, played under Harbaugh at Stanford before starting his NFL career with the Dolphins in 2012. Martin's playing days with Miami came to a stunning end in late October when he left the team and exposed a bullying environment.

"The goal for this transaction is a win-win," Harbaugh said in a phone interview with The Associated Press. "It's a great opportunity for Jon to demonstrate to the football world that he's a football player and worthy of his high draft status. It's a great opportunity for our organization to add a (2012) second-round pick into our organization."

If Martin makes the 49ers' opening-day roster, the 49ers will send a 2015 seventh-round draft pick to the Dolphins, ESPN reported. Martin has been spending time back at Stanford and must pass a physical before joining the 49ers.

"Because of my relationship recruiting Jonathan, and coached Jonathan for three years at Stanford, I'm confident he will be committed to the mission and the organization, and very excited about it," Harbaugh said. "I believe everybody deserves an Etch-A-Sketch opportunity and an opportunity to start a new chapter."

Martin is expected to be made available to the media once the trade is finalized upon his physical. Neither Harbaugh nor general manager Trent Baalke have held press conferences in the wake of Tuesday's start of the league's new year.



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