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--- S Marques Anderson was a late-season acquisition brought to team because of the myriad of injuries in the defensive backfield. With veteran Chad Williams brought in via free agency at the beginning of May and the team selecting two safeties with second-day draft picks, it doesn't look like the 49erws have any intentions of bringing back Anderson.
--- TE Steve Bush did not add much to the team at a position that was one of its glaring weaknesses. With top draft pick Vernon Davis joining the team and 2004 starter Eric Johnson returning after missing last season due to injury, the 49ers are hoping to turn that weakness into a strength, and Bush won't be invited back as Terry Jones and Billy Bajema battle to make the roster behind the Davis and Johnson and project Onye Ibekwa – who played basketball the past two seasons at Long Beach State – gets a look.
--- DE Travis Hall was a late pickup before the season began last September, but he does not figure into the team's plan, and he might decide to call it a career.
--- LB Saleem Rasheed is an injury-prone player and has not been much of a factor on defense or special teams since being an early third-round pick in 2002. Since the 49ers still are thin at linebacker, and Rasheed knows their system, he could get a late call, but that would be as a last resort as the team clearly is considering other options leading up to training camp.
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--- S Mike Adams: ERFA; $385,000/1 yr. Third-year player figures to have prominent role in secondary as either a starter at free safety or regular nickel back and dime duties.
--- QB Ken Dorsey: RFA; $721,600/1 yr. Was traded to Cleveland Browns in Trent Dilfer deal not long after he signed his one-year tender with 49ers.
--- FB Chris Hetherington: Potential UFA; $770,000/1 yr; 2006 cap: $460,000. Will begin training camp as team's incumbent starter at position, but team has brought in competition through draft and free agency to challenge him.
--- RB Maurice Hicks: ERFA; $425,000/1 yr. Versatile, hard-working talent will be in mix again in 2006 at tailback, kick returner and special teams.
--- TE Terry Jones: UFA; terms unknown. With Johnson coming back and Davis coming in, Jones will be battling Bajema to keep his berth on the roster.
--- WR Jason McAddley: UFA; $610,000/1 yr, $25,000 SB; 2006 cap: $450,000. In a similar position to last year, when veteran figured to be on outside looking in after training camp, but instead ended up getting significant playing time in 2005 and finished with a 17.9 average on his seven receptions.
--- LB Brandon Moore: UFA; $8M/5 yrs, $2.6M SB; 2006 cap: $1.155M. Will be top backup at both inside positions and also will be used as a pass rusher from the edge.
--- PK Joe Nedney: UFA; $6.055M/4 yrs, $1.56M SB; 2006 cap: $1.165M. 49ers' offensive MVP of 2005 has found a home.
--- S Kris Richard: Not tendered as RFA; $500,000/1 yr. Fifth-year veteran will get a look in a crowded secondary.
--- LB Derek Smith: Potential UFA; $14M/3 yrs, $6M SB. The 49ers allowed Julian Peterson and Andre Carter to bolt the team for big bucks elsewhere, but at least they kept Smith, their 2005 defensive MVP.
--- OG Larry Allen: FA Cowboys; $8.4M/2 yrs, $4M SB; 2006 cap: $3.5M. Could be a huge veteran addition to team's young and developing line as long as Allen still can play near his previous standards.
--- WR Antonio Bryant: UFA Browns; $13.9M/4 yrs, $4M SB; 2006 cap: $3.6M. Will take over as the leader of an unproven and unsettled receiver corps.
--- CB Sammy Davis: Trade Chargers. Former first-round pick has a lot to prove just to make the roster.
--- QB Trent Dilfer: Trade Browns. The proven veteran backup quarterback the 49ers have been looking for since they drafted Alex Smith.
--- WR Bryan Gilmore: UFA Dolphins; $610,000/1 yr, $25,000 SB; 2006 cap: $450.000. Will battle for No. 3 or No. 4 receiving slot and provides veteran experience if team's several young prospects don't step up.
--- CB Walt Harris: FA Redskins; $1.670M in base salary over 2 yr. Team has put him with the first team at left cornerback, but he'll certainly be challenged for that role and might just be keeping it warm for somebody else.
--- FB Moran Norris: FA Texans; $585,000/1 yr. Standout blocker at position could earn a roster berth based on that talent alone.
--- QB Jesse Palmer: FA; $545,000/1 yr; 2006 cap: $460,000. Has looked very good this spring and has legitimate shot at No. 3 QB role.
--- LB T.J. Slaughter: UFA Saints; $545,000/1 yr. Veteran could earn role as a backup and on special teams.
--- S Chad Williams: UFA Ravens; terms unknown.
--- FB Fred Beasley: UFA Dolphins; 1 yr, terms unknown. It was a quick crash-and-burn as a 49er for the 2003 Pro Bowler after Mike Nolan and crew took control of the team.
--- LB Andre Carter: UFA Redskins; $30M/6 yrs, $5M SB. The 49ers would have tried to keep Carter for about half what Washington paid to get him.
--- OT Anthony Clement: UFA Jets; terms unknown. Veteran was terrible with the 49ers and never consistently flashed the ability that has kept him in the league.
--- DE Chris Cooper (released). Has caught on with the Seahawks after missing all of 2005 season with shoulder injury.
--- QB Ken Dorsey: Traded Browns. Dorsey and a seventh-round draft pick to Cleveland for Dilfer. That about sums up Dorsey's career with the 49ers.
--- WR Brandon Lloyd: Traded Redskins after given first-round tender as RFA. The 49ers jumped on the offer when Washington offered a third-round draft pick in 2006 and a fourth-rounder in 2007.
--- WR Johnnie Morton (released). Accomplished veteran no longer fit in with this team despite still having ability to contribute as NFL receiver.
--- LB Julian Peterson: UFA Seahawks; $54M/6 yrs, $11.5M SB. The 49ers watched their best player and two-time Pro Bowler walk without getting anything in return for him.
--- CB Ahmed Plummer (released/failed physical). The 49ers ate $6.6M in prorated signing bonus against their 2006 salary cap to release Plummer as soon they got a chance in February.
--- WR Rashaun Woods: Traded Chargers. The team was happy to get anything in return for this first-round bust that had no future with the 49ers.
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