The San Francisco 49ers announced that they have signed P Sam Paulescu and activated WR Dominique Zeigler from the physically unable to perform list. The team also announced they have waived QB Jeremiah Masoli and K Fabrizio Scaccia.
Paulescu (6-0, 189) has played in 20 NFL games, registering 102 punts for 4,306 yards, a gross average of 42.2 yards and a net average of 35.5 yards. He has also downed 25 punts inside the 20 yard line. Paulescu originally entered the league as an undrafted free agent with the Dallas Cowboys in 2007 and has also played with Denver Broncos (2007), Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2009) and Washington Redskins (2009-10).
A 27-year old native of Los Angeles, CA, Paulescu starred collegiately at Oregon State and earned first-team All-Pac 10 honors as a senior, in 2006.
Paulescu will be wearing No. 3.
Zeigler had been placed on the physically unable to perform list on July 28.
Masoli was signed as an undrafted free agent on July 27 and appeared in one preseason game.
Scaccia was signed to the 49ers practice squad on December 21, 2010, and was signed to a future contract on January 5, 2011.
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