Carlos Rogers signs

According to Matt Maiocco, the 49ers have signed former Washington Redskins cornerback Carlos Rogers to a one-year deal.

The thirty-year old Rogers is two years younger than Nate Clements. He won the Jim Thorpe award for the best defensive back in college football his senior year at Auburn, and the Washington Redskins picked him ninth in the 2005 draft.

Rogers has played all 16 games of a season just twice – 2008 and 2009. In 2010, he started 12 games and broke up 12 passes. Over his six-year career he’s had 8 interceptions, but two came last season.

Rogers should be able to practice with the team Thursday along with Alex Smith, Ray McDonald, and all the other signees.


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