This is the first offseason that players from the 2011 draft are eligible to sign contract extensions.
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SANTA CLARA – Fullback Bruce Miller played nearly 60 percent of the 49ers’ offensive snaps through the first 14 games of the season.
SANTA CLARA – The 49ers placed fullback Bruce Miller on season-ending injured reserve and signed defensive lineman/fullback Will Tukuafu for the 53-man roster.
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