Found March 22, 2012 on
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According to the San Francisco 49ers official Twitter page, they’ve re-signed wide receiver/kick returner Ted Ginn Jr. to a one-year deal.
Ginn only had 19 receptions for 220 yards as a receiver. His true value is as a kick/punt returner. The 49ers missed him dearly in the NFC Championship game, in which Kyle Williams fumbled two punts that helped propel the Giants to the Super Bowl.
Ginn returned both a punt and kickoff for a touchdown during this past season and had a total of 1,266 combined yards from kickoff and punt returns.
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Quarterback Alex Smith and the San Francisco 49ers have agreed
to terms on a three-year contract that will pay him $8 million per
season with $16.5 million guaranteed, a person with knowledge of
the negotiations said Wednesday.
San Francisco 49ers veteran free agent wide receiver-kick returner Ted Ginn has rejoined the NFC West club on a one-year contract, the team announced.
Ginn visited the Baltimore Ravens, Detroit Lions and the Minnesota Vikings.