49ers maintain CB depth, re-sign Strickland to one-year deal

Updated: March 21, 2008, 9:17 PM ET
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

Donald Strickland


The 49ers maintained their cornerback depth Friday by reaching a one-year, $800,000 deal with Donald Strickland.

The 27-year-old Strickland, a former third-round choice of the Colts, will be entering his third season with the 49ers. He started seven games over the past two years in San Francisco.

He spent three years in Indianapolis, one year in Philadelphia and three seasons with the 49ers.

Senior writer John Clayton covers the NFL for ESPN.com.

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