The San Francisco 49ers announced they have signed WR Braylon Edwards to a one-year deal.
A Pro Bowl selection in 2007, Edwards (6-3, 214) has played in 90 games (84 starts), registering 326 receptions for 5,142 yards and 39 touchdowns. He entered the league as the third overall pick in the 2005 NFL Draft by the Cleveland Browns. After being traded by the Browns to the New York Jets in October of 2009, he went on to play in 28 games (26 starts) and tallied 88 receptions for 1,445 yards and 11 touchdowns.
Edwards played for the Browns from 2005-2009, appearing in 62 games (58 starts) and notching 238 receptions for 3,697 yards and 28 touchdowns. In 2007, he broke the Browns single-season franchise records for receiving yards (1,289) and touchdown receptions (16). Edwards was selected to the Pro Bowl and was named second-team All-Pro for his performance.
A 28-year old native of Detroit, MI, Edwards starred collegiately at Michigan, where he was a two-time All-Big 10 selection (2003-04) and holds school records for career receptions (252), receiving yards (3,451), receiving touchdowns (39) and 100-yard receiving games (17). In 2004, Edwards was named Big 10 Player of the Year and the recipient of the Fred Biletnikoff Award, given to the nation’s top receiver. He also earned the Bo Schembechler Award, given to Michigan’s Most Valuable Player.
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