|Rock Cartwright to 49ers on one-year deal|
by Aaron Wilson of Scout.com, March 16, 2012 at 3:48 pm ET
Rock Cartwright Profile
The San Francisco 49ers have signed veteran running back Rock Cartwright to a one-year contract.
"Rock has been a standout special teams contributor, who has also shown versatility at the running back position," 49ers general manager Trent Baalke said. "He has all of the intangibles that we look for in a 49er."
Cartwright, 31, is a 5-foot-8, 215-pound former Washington Redskins seventh-round draft pick.
He played the past two seasons for the Oakland Raiders.
Cartwright has rushed for 956 yards for six touchdowns.
He has also returned 231 kicks for 5,430 yards and one touchdown with 93 career special-teams tackles.
Cartwright, 31, was an honorable-mention All-Big 12 selection.
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