Posted October 12, 2011 on AP on Fox
The agency representing wide receiver Brett Swain says he has agreed to a one-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers. Rep 1 Sports tweeted the news Tuesday, when San Francisco worked out potential replacements for the injured Joshua Morgan. The 26-year-old Swain was cut in late August by Green Bay. He had three tackles on special teams in the Packers' Super Bowl win over Pittsburgh. He has six career receptions for 72 yards, all last year. He missed much of 2009 with a knee injury. Swain grew up in San Diego and was a seventh-round draft pick by the Packers out of San Diego State in 2008. Morgan broke a bone in his lower right leg during Sunday's 48-3 rout of Tampa Bay and required surgery.

WR Brett Swain signs one-year deal with 49ers

Wide receiver Brett Swain, a seventh-round pick of the Packers in 2008, signed a one-year contract with the 49ers today, according his agent, Bruce Tollner. Swain was known primarily for his special-teams ability in Green Bay. He had a game-high three special-teams tackles for the Packers in...

The San Francisco 49ers sign WR Brett Swain

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Insider analysis: Brett Swain

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The 49ers and ex Packers receiver Brett Swain agreed to a one-year deal today, according to Swain's agent. The former seventh-round pick beat out several bigger-named free agents, including T.J. Houshmandzadeh, Chris Chambers and Brian Finneran, to win a spot on the 49ers active roster. The team is trying to fill Joshua Morgan's spot on the game-day roster after he broke...

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The San Francisco 49ers placed wide receiver Josh Morgan on injured reserve with a fractured leg on Wednesday. Morgan, 26, collected 15 receptions for 220 yards and a touchdown this season, but suffered the injury during the latter stages of blowout win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday. The fourth-year wideout has 131 receptions for 1,764 yards and nine touchdowns in his...

49ers sign Brett Swain, wide receiver

After working out several higher-profile wide receivers Tuesday, the 49ers signed Brett Swain to help fill the void left by a potentially season-ending injury to Joshua Morgan. Swain, 26, a seventh-round pick of the Packers in 2008, was signed to a one-year contract, said his agent, Bruce...

49ers sign ex-Packers receiver Brett Swain to replace injured Morgan

SANTA CLARA – The 49ers and former Green Bay Packers receiver Brett Swain agreed to a one-year deal Tuesday, according to Swain's agent.

Surprise! 49ers Sign WR Brett Swain

   While it was widely reported and confirmed by the 49ers  brass that another Wide Receiver would be brought in soon to replace the injured Joshua Morgan  I’m betting not many thought it would end up being former Packers wideout Brett Swain  who has signed a 1 year deal with the team.   After Morgan’s injury in Sunday’s game speculation ran wild as to who the 49ers...

Niners sign Brett Swain

The 49ers held a Gong Show workout for receivers on Tuesday, and a former member of the defending Super Bowl champions won the check for $516.32. Matt Maiocco of reports that the Niners signed former Packers wideout Brett Swain. Swain beat out T.J. Houshmandzadeh, Chris Chambers, Brian Finneran, Joe Hastings, and John Matthews for…
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