The San Francisco 49ers have announced that they have signed WR John Matthews to the team’s practice squad. The team also released S Mark LeGree from the unit.
Matthews (6-0, 200) was originally signed to the 49ers practice squad earlier this year on 10/4, where he spent five games before being released on 11/15.
Matthews originally entered the league as an undrafted free agent with the Indianapolis Colts in 2009, spending 12 weeks on their practice squad, before being releasing on 12/1/09. He re-signed with Colts on 2/14/10 and was released prior to training camp. Matthews signed with Jacksonville Jaguars on 7/21/10 and was later signed to their practice squad following training camp. He was promoted to the Jaguars active roster on 11/9 and saw action in three games. Matthews was released by Jacksonville on 8/13/11 and signed with the Miami Dolphins on 8/16. He was released by the Dolphins on 9/2.
LeGree had been signed to the 49ers practice squad on 11/15.
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