49ers add Pats linebacker Banta-Cain
He will receive a three-year, $12.2 million contract that will pay him $4 million in 2007.
Banta-Cain was being looked at by 4-3 teams as a defensive end and 3-4 teams as a linebacker. He was replaced by Adalius Thomas in New England.
Banta-Cain, who has good speed, was a seventh-round pick from California and gets a chance to return to the Bay Area.
-- John Clayton
Kenyon Coleman is a physical defensive lineman and we like his size and strength up front," general manager Mike Tannenbaum said. "He has experience playing the 3-4 defense and we're looking forward to having him be a part of our organization."
Coleman played all 16 games for Dallas last season, his sixth in the NFL, and recorded 31 tackles, four sacks and two batted-down passes.
Also Tuesday, the Jets re-signed defensive end Bobby Hamilton, who was released by the team for salary cap reasons on March 1.
San Francisco has seven days to match the offer. If they choose not to match, they will receive the Steelers' 2007 sixth-round draft choice.
Lee averaged a career-best 44.8 yards per punt last season -- good for sixth in the NFC and seventh in the NFL.
Izzo was named to the Pro Bowl team as the AFC's special team player in the 2000, 2002, and 2004 seasons.
Izzo has led the Patriots in special teams tackles in five of six seasons with New England.
Wade, who caught 33 passes for 461 yards and two touchdowns last season for Tennessee, spent the first three years of his career with Chicago. The Bears cut him near the end of 2005 because of fumbling problems on special teams, and the Titans claimed him off waivers.
"It's good to have Musa back," general manager Ozzie Newsome said. "Having surgery during the season put him ahead in his recovery. He will be ready for the start of training camp. Whenever we've put him on the field, he's produced. We're looking forward to having a healthy Musa help us."
Smith, a 2003 third-round draft pick, has averaged 4.1 yards per carry in 57 career attempts, gaining 232 yards and scoring two touchdowns.
Jimoh, who has been with the Redskins since 2003, is a key special teams contributor, registering 65 special teams tackles in his career.
The two-time Pro Bowl center had surgery to repair his damaged left knee last season and was placed on the injured reserve.
The new deal with Jordan reduces the $4.75 million roster bonus he was due on Wednesday by $1.75 million.
Curry signed a five-year deal that could be worth up to $20 million and includes $5 million in guaranteed money.
Withrow, who had been an unrestricted free agent, played in 11 games in 2006, mostly on special teams.
He spent the first six years of his career with the Minnesota Vikings, logging 13 starts and playing in 80 games.
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