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Ted Ginn Sr.: San Francisco 49ers 'don't use' my son

Ted Ginn Jr.'s 32-yard punt return to set up a third-quarter touchdown in Super Bowl XLVII could be his final big play for the San Francisco 49ers.

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Ted Ginn Sr., a respected and successful Ohio high school coach, tells the Cleveland Plain Dealer that his son will be looking for a new team in free agency this offseason.

"They don't use him," Ginn Sr. said. "He has to find a home."

That may be easier said than done. Upon entering the open market last March, the younger Ginn made it clear that he wanted to make his mark as a wide receiver instead of merely as a return specialist. Although drawing interest from the Detroit Lions, Baltimore Ravens and Minnesota Vikings for his return skills, Ginn was forced to re-sign with the 49ers on a one-year contract.

After losing primary kickoff-return duties and catching just two passes in 2012, Ginn should expect a similarly soft market in the coming months.

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