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Wednesday, April 1, 2009
Bruce makes 49ers older, but also better

By Mike Sando

Five Oldest Active NFL Receivers Team Age 2008 Receptions
Joey Galloway
Patriots 37 13
Isaac Bruce
49ers 36 61
Bobby Engram
Chiefs 36 47
Muhsin Muhammad
Panthers 35 65
Terrell Owens
Bills 35 6

Posted by's Mike Sando

Isaac Bruce is coming back to the 49ers. He was never going to leave, necessarily, but he was thinking about it.

The 49ers are better with Bruce, no question. Their current receivers now include: Bruce, Josh Morgan, Brandon Jones, Jason Hill, Arnaz Battle, Dominique Zeigler and Mark Bradford.

Bruce is the only 49ers receiver in his 30s. Battle is next at 29. The others are between 23 and 26. This is a mostly young group, in other words.