SANTA CLARA – The 49ers claimed offensive lineman Michael Philipp off waivers from the Miami Dolphins. The club waived rookie quarterback Kory Faulkner to make room for Philipp.
SANTA CLARA -- The 49ers waived/injured rookie offensive guard Fouimalo Fonoti on Tuesday to make room for the signing of running back Alfonso Smith, formerly of the Arizona Cardinals.
SANTA CLARA -- Alex Boone’s contract standstill has provided a member of the 49ers’ ill-fated 2012 draft class an opportunity to make an impact.
UPDATE (7:30 a.m. Tuesday) -- The 49ers officially announced their one-year contract with running back Alfonso Smith Tuesday morning.