Found December 27, 2011 on 49ersNews:
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Injuries have already ravaged the San Francisco 49ers at the wide receiver position. The only wideouts on the active roster not currently battered are Michael Crabtree and Brett Swain. Even versatile tight end Delanie Walker’s status is unknown. The release of Braylon Edwards is a bit concerning because with Kyle Williams’ status up in the air, leaving Swain next (and last) on the depth chart to start. The 49ers must have felt Edwards had no long term value as he was the only injured receiver to be released. I suppose they thought he didn’t have any short term value either because they didn’t even care to keep him rostered during the playoffs. It is unfortunate he couldn’t get on track with the team.  The offense certainly could have used his big play ability he flashed as a Cleveland Brown and New York Jet.  There must have been more behind the scenes because Edwards’ contract was fully guaranteed, with added incentives he was not going to make. The team still has to beat the ...
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