RB, team mutually part ways
Unable to reach a mutual agreement on new contract terms, the San Francisco 49ers cut tailback Garrison Hearst on Thursday.
The move, requested by Hearst, will provide the 49ers with about $1.5 million in salary cap room for 2004.
Hearst, 33, was scheduled to earn a $2.5 million base salary for 2004 and was due a roster bonus of $500,000 next week. Given the "acceleration" of prorated segments of a signing bonus, Hearst will still count $2 million against the San Francisco spending ...
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