49ers sign Carr, deal Hill to Lions

Updated: March 16, 2010, 12:20 AM ET
Associated Press

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The San Francisco 49ers signed free agent quarterback David Carr to a two-year deal Monday and agreed to terms with Detroit on a trade that would send backup quarterback Shaun Hill to the Lions for a 2011 draft pick.

Carr said he found San Francisco attractive since he is from California and there was a possibility of playing time after serving as Eli Manning's backup for the New York Giants the past two seasons.

49ers coach Mike Singletary has repeatedly ...

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