The San Francisco 49ers agreed to terms on a one-year deal with wide receiver Brett Swain, according to his agent. Swain is a former Green Bay Packers seventh-round draft pick who caught six passes for 72 yards with three tackles on special teams two seasons ago.
April 10, 2012
The banged-up 49ers would like a bit of rest, and they can get it by beating the hapless St. Louis Rams on Sunday in their season finale. The Niners called up rookie Joe Hastings from the practice squad Saturday to fill their void at wide receiver, and there will be no holding back for San Francisco against its long-time division rival with the NFC's No. 2 playoff seed there for the taking.
December 31, 2011
Ruvell Martin's final act as a Packer was congratulating Brett Swain for taking his roster spot. Martin's phone call touched Swain, who spent last season on the practice squad and is being counted on to provide more of an impact as a playmaker and on special teams.
September 7, 2009