Originally written on Gridiron Grit  |  Last updated 3/14/12
The San Francisco 49ers signed cornerback Perrish Cox to a two-year deal Tuesday, according to the team’s press release. Cox, 25, played his collegiate ball at Oklahoma State University and was originally a fifth round (137th overall) selection of the Denver Broncos in the 2010 NFL Draft.  He has played in 15 games (9 starts) and registered 54 tackles, two forced fumbles, one interception and ranked third among NFL rookies with a team-high 14 passes defensed in 2010. “We are pleased to add Perrish to our team,” said 49ers General Manager Trent Baalke, via team’s press release. “As an organization, from ownership on down, we have done our due diligence and are confident that Perrish will be a positive contributor to the 49ers, as well as our community.” The 6-0, 198-pound defensive back has flourished as a special teams’ player as he made four tackles and returned nine kickoffs for 172 yards.  Of course Cox comes with his fair share of character concerns, nonetheless.  In December of...
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