49ers add Smith to depleted running back stable

Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 7/29 9:58 am

Santa Clara, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Francisco 49ers have signed running back Alfonso Smith to a one-year contract.

Smith will help a depleted running back corps that has already lost Kendall Hunter and LaMichael James in training camp.

Hunter suffered a torn ACL last week and will likely be out for the season. James left practice this past weekend with an arm injury, reported to be a dislocated left elbow that could keep him out for the entire preseason.

Smith spent four seasons with Arizona after signing as an undrafted free agent in 2010. He has 156 yards and two touchdowns on 48 carries over 43 games, and added 13 special teams tackles.

In 16 games with the Cardinals last year, Smith carried the ball 18 times for 54 yards with a score and chipped in six tackles on special teams.

The 49ers opened a roster spot by waiving guard Fouimalo Fonoti.

Share
Gulfport
51° Clear Feels Like: 51° F
High: 57° F
Low: 41° F
Wind: W 6 mph


Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.
Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's FCC public inspection file should contact: WXXV TV Attn: Bobby Edwards 14351 Highway 49 Gulfport, MS 39503 Phone: 228-831-5200 Email: bedwards@wxxv25.com or Donna Ingram Phone: 228-831-5201 Email: dkgingram@wxxv25.com. To view our public file, visit the 'About WXXV' link at the top of this page. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 1-888-225-5322 or fccinfo@fcc.gov.

Copyright © 2014 WXXV-TV and Morris Networks of MS All Rights Reserved