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49ers bring linebacker Skov back into the mix

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49ers bring linebacker Skov back into the mix

The 49ers signed LB Shayne Skov to a one-year deal, the team announced on Thursday.

Skov (6-3, 247) rejoins the 49ers after spending the previous three years (2014-16) with the team. In his career, he has appeared in 24 games and registered two tackles and 12 tackles on special teams. He was waived by the team on May 2, 2017.

A 27-year-old native of San Francisco, CA, Skov attended Stanford University, where he registered 355 tackles, 40.5 tackles for loss, 17 sacks, five forced fumbles and 13 passes defensed for the Cardinal. He was named a First-Team All-Pac-12 and Second-Team All-American selection in 2013.

Skov will wear number 46.

49ers sign defensive lineman, offensive lineman

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49ers sign defensive lineman, offensive lineman

The 49ers signed DL Leger Douzable and OL Andrew Gardner to one-year deals, the team announced on monday.

In order to make room on the roster, the team has waived/injured S Chanceller James. If James is not claimed, he will revert back to the teams Injured Reserve List.

Douzable (6-4, 284) originally entered the NFL after signing with the Minnesota Vikings practice squad as an undrafted free agent on September 3, 2008. He spent the 2008 season on the practice squad of both the Vikings and New York Giants. Over the past eight years (2009-16), he has spent time with the St. Louis Rams (2009), Jacksonville Jaguars (2010-11), Tennessee Titans (2012), New York Jets (2013-15) and Buffalo Bills (2016). Douzable has appeared in 107 games (14 starts) and registered 159 tackles, 6.5 sacks, two passes defensed and one fumble recovery. Last season in Buffalo, he appeared in all 16 games (five starts) and finished with 43 tackles, 1.5 sacks and one pass defensed. 

A 31-year-old native of Tampa, FL, Douzable attended the University of Central Florida where he appeared in 49 games (24 starts). As a senior in 2007, he earned First-Team All-Conference USA honors after starting all 14 games and leading the team with 7.5 sacks.

Gardner (6-6, 308) rejoins the 49ers after signing with the team on December 21, 2016. He started at left guard in the team’s final game of the 2016 regular season. He has appeared in 28 games (12 starts) with the Miami Dolphins (2009-10), Baltimore Ravens (2010), Minnesota Vikings (2010), Cincinnati Bengals (2010-11), Houston Texans (2011-13), Philadelphia Eagles (2014-15) and 49ers. 

A 31-year-old native of Tyrone, GA, Gardner attended Georgia Tech where he started in each of his 48 appearances for the Yellow Jackets (2005-08) and earned First-Team All-ACC honors as a junior and senior.

James (6-2, 208) originally signed with the team as an undrafted rookie free agent on May 8, 2017. He attended Boise State University where he appeared in 35 games (24 starts) and registered 171 tackles, 10.5 tackles for loss, four interceptions, 3.0 sacks, seven passes defensed and one fumble recovery. 

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49ers waived/injured Franklin, sign cornerback

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49ers waived/injured Franklin, sign cornerback

The 49ers signed CB Asa Jackson to a one-year deal, the team announced on Tuesday. In order to make room on the roster, the team waived/injured CB Zach Franklin.

Jackson (5-10, 183) was originally drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the fifth round (169th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft. Throughout his five-year NFL career with the Ravens (2012-15) and Detroit Lions (2016), he has appeared in 22 games (eight starts) and registered 34 tackles and four passes defensed.

A 27-year-old native of Sacramento, CA, Jackson attended Cal Poly where he appeared in 43 games (42 starts) and totaled 199 tackles, 40 passes defensed, eight interceptions, three forced fumbles and one sack.

Jackson will wear number 31.

Franklin (6-0, 200) originally signed with the team as an undrafted rookie free agent on May 4, 2017 out of Washburn University. He appeared in 45 games (34 starts) and recorded 109 tackles, 32 passes defensed, six tackles for loss, two fumble recoveries and one forced fumble during his four-year career with the Ichabods.

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