49ers sign CB Eric Wright

Updated: August 9, 2013, 2:46 AM ET
Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO -- Jim Harbaugh still believes in Eric Wright. And Wright has joined the San Francisco 49ers after all.

The free-agent defensive back signed a one-year contract Thursday and was placed on the non-football injury/illness list while he handles a personal matter, the 49ers said. San Francisco released cornerback Lowell Rose to clear room on the roster.

Wright had been traded to the reigning NFC champions last month for a conditional draft pick in 2014, but he failed ...

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