49ers bring back WR Osgood

1:09 PM, Sep 11, 2013   |    comments
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Santa Clara, CA (Sports Network) - The San Francisco 49ers have signed wide receiver Kassim Osgood to a one-year contract and placed linebacker Nick Moody on the injured reserve with a designation to return.

Moody, a 2013 sixth-round pick by the 49ers, suffered a right hand injury during the season opener against the Green Bay Packers. He will be eligible to return to practice in six weeks and can return to game action two weeks later.

Osgood, a 10-year veteran of the NFL, spent most of training camp with the 49ers before being released on Aug. 31. He has been a two-time All-Pro and three-time Pro Bowl selection on special teams.

During the course of his career, Osgood has played in 152 games and has 122 special teams tackles. He's also contributed on offense with 44 receptions for 749 yards and five touchdowns.

Osgood originally signed with the San Diego Chargers in 2003 as an undrafted free agent. He played seven seasons with the Chargers, then signed with Jacksonville in 2010 and played for two seasons with the Jaguars before spending the 2012 campaign with the Detroit Lions.

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