In a move that reunites him with former head coach Mike Martz, free agent wide receiver Isaac Bruce, released by St. Louis this week after 14 seasons with the Rams, has signed a two-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers.
Hall of Fame middle linebacker Mike Singletary, the assistant head coach of the San Francisco 49ers, has removed his name from consideration for the head coach position at Baylor University, his alma mater.
Coach Mike Nolan said that seventh-year veteran tackle Jonas Jennings will miss at least the Sunday game against the Baltimore Ravens after being excused for a personal matter. The issue for Jennings, stressed Nolan, is not injury-related.
One of the NFL's worst-kept secrets of the past week became reality on Friday, as San Francisco 49ers rookie head coach Mike Nolan began filling his staff with the hiring of Hall of Fame linebacker Mike Singletary as assistant head coach.