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The San Francisco 49ers have signed safety Craig Dahl to a three-year contract, finding a replacement in the secondary after Dashon Goldson received a five-year deal from Tampa Bay.
The 27-year-old Dahl spent the past four seasons with the St. Louis Rams and had 78 tackles and an interception in 2012.
San Francisco's front office hosted a handful of defensive backs for meetings this week, including veteran free agent Charles Woodson and Louis Delmas, who wound up in Detroit.
Goldson spent the past two seasons on one-year contracts for the 49ers and sought a long-term deal. He signed a $41.25 million, five-year contract with Tampa Bay - even after 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said re-signing Goldson was a top priority.
San Francisco lost 34-31 in the Super Bowl to Baltimore.
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The 49ers made it official today when they announced that they signed Rams safety Craig Dahl to a three-year deal. No reports on the amount of the contract. Last year Dahl made 1.2 million.The #49ers have signed safety Craig Dahl (@craigdahl43) to a three-year contract. #freeagencyâ€” San Francisco 49ers (@49ers) March 16, 2013Not sure if the signing of Dahl puts an end to the rumors...
Craig Dahl is the latest free agent attached to the 49ers. According to St Louis sportscaster Howard Balzer.Craig Dahl would be the third safety to visit the 49ers this offseason. Early reports had the 49ers looking to sign Charles Woodson, but at this time, those talks have seemed to cool off.Not sure if there is real legit interest in Dahl or if the team is using Dahl as a pawnâ...
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That source also said he recovering nicely and is not wearing a sling anymore. No word on when he'll be returning as of yet.
NFL.com's Kareem Copeland writes:
Brian Westbook is experiencing memory loss which he believes was caused by on field concussions. Westbrook, 33, says he forgets names, facts and has trouble retaining new information. Westbrook suffered a concussion in 2009. Three games later
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The scary part, about all of this, is that Westbrook is only 33 years old. Here is what he had to say about the mental problems he is having.
The 33-year-old Westbrook told the Associated PressÂ he canâ€™t remember names, recall facts or retain new informationÂ and that he worries his symptoms are only going to get worse.
â€śHopefully, they wonâ€™t continue to progress,â€ť he said...
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