The 49ers signed receiver John Matthews, who spent 13 weeks on the team's practice squad, to a reservefuture contract for the 2012 season.
SANTA CLARA -- Practice-squad receivers Joe Hastings and John Matthews will compete for the right to be promoted to the 49ers' 53-man roster to replace Braylon Edwards, 49ers coach Jim Harbaug
All indications are that the 49ers plan to stay within the building to replace waived wide receiver Braylon Edwards on their 53-man roster.
Hes appeared on the cover of surfing magazines and has played on the NFLs biggest stage. But for the most part, 49ers receiver Brett Swain flies under the radar.
SANTA CLARA -- The regular season has been a disaster for 49ers receiver Braylon Edwards.