According to Scout.com, the San Francisco 49ers may be interested in acquiring a tight end via free agency during the offseason. This could include Denver Broncos tight end Jeb Putzier should he become available in March.

Putzier, a 4 year veteran, was drafted out of Boise State in 2002 with the 191st pick overall. He is listed at 6'4" and 256 pounds. He has played in 39 games starting 10 of them. 9 of those starts came over the past 2 seasons. During those two seasons, he has 73 catches for 1053 yards and 2 touchdowns over 32 games overall.

The Scout.com article goes on to evaluate the top tight ends slated for free agency.

Hamilton has cleanup procedure performed

According to the Sporting News, WR Derrick Hamilton, who missed the entire 2005 season, had a minor setback a month ago when he went in for a cleanup procedure on the knee. Team doctors expect him to be ready for minicamp and organized team activities in June. The team has some hope Hamilton can compete for the team's No. 3 wide receiver spot in 2006.