SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The San Francisco 49ers signed free-agent defensive lineman Demetric Evans and re-signed kick-return specialist Allen Rossum on Tuesday.
Both players agreed to terms last week, but they hadn't formally signed their deals.
Evans, who signed a two-year deal reportedly worth $3.8 million, spent the past five years with the Washington Redskins, starting 11 games last season and making a career-high 3.5 sacks. The veteran interior lineman has 147 tackles and 13 sacks during his seven-year NFL career, playing both at defensive tackle and defensive end.
Rossum currently is second in NFL history with 14,751 total return yards in his career and second in kickoff-return yards with 11,779. Rossum also tops all active players with 2,972 career punt-return yards, although he returned just 15 punts for the 49ers.
Terms of Rossum's deal weren't disclosed.
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