SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The San Francisco 49ers have re-signed linebacker Matt Wilhelm to a one-year contract, keeping him from becoming an unrestricted free agent Thursday night.
Financial terms of the deal weren't disclosed.
Wilhelm joined the 49ers, who are coming off an 8-8 season, on Oct. 19 after Jeff Ulbrich was placed on season-ending injured reserve because of a concussion.
Wilhelm has 238 tackles, six interceptions and two sacks while playing in 82 games with 22 starts during his seven-year NFL career. He was a fourth-round draft pick by the Chargers in 2003.
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