Braylon Edwards released by 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO -- Braylon Edwards became a disappointment during an injury-plagued year during San Francisco's resurgent 2011 season.
The struggling wide receiver was released by the 49ers on Tuesday three months after undergoing surgery on his right knee that limited him.
Edwards tweeted the news early Tuesday, attributing the move to his injury, which "required more time to rehab and hasn't allowed me to re-sync with the offense."
The 49ers confirmed Edwards' release.
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