The San Francisco 49ers announced the signings of two players on Monday. The team has signed defensive lineman Leger Douzable and offensive lineman Andrew Gardner to one-year deals. To make room on the roster, the 49ers have waived injured rookie safety Chanceller James.

Douzable has been in the league since 2008, when he was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Minnesota Vikings. Since then, he has spent time with the New York Giants, St. Louis Rams, Jacksonville Jaguars, Tennessee Titans, New York Jets, and Buffalo Bills. Douzable has 159 career tackles, 6.5 sacks, two passes defensed, and one forced fumble.

Douzable was one of two defensive linemen who worked out for the team on Monday. The other was veteran Ricardo Matthews.

Gardner rejoins the 49ers after signing with the team last December. He started at left guard in the team's final game of the 2016 regular season. Over his career, Gardner has appeared in 28 games with 12 starts. He has spent time with the Miami Dolphins, Baltimore Ravens, Minnesota Vikings, Cincinnati Bengals, Houston Texans, Philadelphia Eagles, and 49ers.

James was originally signed by the 49ers as an undrafted free agent on May 8. He attended Boise State University where he appeared in 35 games and started 24. Over his college career, he had 171 tackles, 10.5 tackles for loss, four interceptions, 3.0 sacks, seven passes defensed, and one fumble recovery.

James appeared on Monday's practice participation report with a knee injury. That injury is reportedly season-ending. Should he not be claimed, which he likely will not be, James will revert back to the 49ers and likely spend the season on injured reserve.

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