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49ers announce Brandon Jacobs deal

Updated: April 6, 2012, 8:11 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO -- The San Francisco 49ers have officially announced the signing of running back Brandon Jacobs to a one-year contract.

The 49ers made the announcement Friday, more than a week after the two sides agreed to terms. Jacobs was released on March 9 by the Super Bowl champion Giants after both failed to work out a restructured contract.

He is expected to play behind Frank Gore and compete with second-year pro Kendall Hunter for carries with the NFC West champion 49ers.

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