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49ers re-sign CB Jason Verrett to a one-year deal

May 2, 2022 at 12:02 PM--


The San Francisco 49ers announced they have re-signed cornerback Jason Verrett to a one-year deal. He was an unrestricted free agent.

Two days have passed since the conclusion of the 2022 NFL Draft. The 49ers selected two cornerbacks—Samuel Womack of Toledo and Tariq Castro-Fields of Penn State—as part of their nine-player draft class. The team also invested heavily in the position by signing cornerback Charvarius Ward in free agency.

The then-San Diego Chargers drafted Verrett (5-10, 188) out of TCU with the No. 25 overall pick in 2014. He registered five tackles during Week 1 this past season before suffering a season-ending torn ACL, landing on injured reserve for the sixth time in eight seasons.

Verrett, 30, has recorded 145 tackles, four tackles for a loss, a quarterback hit, 26 passes defensed, seven interceptions, and a touchdown in 40 game appearances (36 starts) through his eight NFL seasons with the Chargers and 49ers. He was selected to the Pro Bowl in 2015.

During Verrett's two healthy seasons (2015, 2020), he recorded a total of 107 tackles, four tackles for a loss, five interceptions, and 19 passes defended through 27 game appearances and 26 starts.



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