OK, it’s not as newsworthy as Patrick Willis re-upping, but the 49ers added another piece to their defense today when they signed veteran CB Williams James to a one-year deal. Or if you have a long memory – Will Peterson, as he was known during his first five seasons with the New York Giants.
Outside linebacker Travis LaBoy agreed to terms today on a one-year, $1.6 million contract with the 49ers, a league source said, confirming an ESPN report. This signing gives the 49ers four experienced players at the pass-rushing position.
Free-agent outside linebacker/defensive end Travis LaBoy worked out for the 49ers today, approximately 11 months after undergoing surgery to repair torn tendons in his left foot. He sat out last season to rehabilitate from the injury.
Guard David Baas, a restricted free agent, signed his one-year, $1,226 million tender with the 49ers today, the club announced.
Linebacker Ahmad Brooks signed a waiver to participate in the 49ers’ offseason earlier in the week. Today, the 49ers announced Brooks signed a new two-year contract. Terms of the contract were not immediately known. Brooks, a four-year veteran, was a restricted free agent.
Outside linebacker/defensive end Ahmad Brooks showed a lot of promise in the final six games of the season after replacing Manny Lawson on third downs to rush the passer. Brooks tied for second on the 49ers with six sacks.
The 49ers re-signed kicker Shane Andrus to a one-year contract today, and will likely expect him to handle the backup duties at placekicker and punter during training camp this summer to save a spot on the 80-man roster for another position.
Free-agent offensive tackle Barry Sims decided yesterday to return to the 49ers on a one-year contract. Today, the signing became official.
Veteran free-agent offensive tackle Barry Sims today agreed to terms with the 49ers on a one-year contract that will pay him up to $2.1 million, including incentives, for the 2010 season.
Free-agent guard Chester Pitts visited the 49ers today after meeting with the Lions earlier in the week. He said his agent received a call today from the Seahawks, as they have entered the picture to gain his services. And the Texans, the team for which he has played the first eight seasons of his NFL […]
Representatives of the 49ers have spoken to free-agent Adam “Pacman” Jones, but coach Mike Singletary was not represent, a team spokesman said. Team representatives (I don’t know specifically which individuals) attended the memorial service for Ahmad Brooks’ father recently. On that trip, team reps visited several people in Louisiana, including Jones. That is as […]
The 49ers today announced the signing of free-agent cornerback Karl Paymah, whom the club pursued last offseason before he signed with the Vikings. Paymah signed a one-year contract.