49ers sign Carradine to 1-year extension

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) The San Francisco 49ers have signed linebacker Tank Carradine to a one-year contract extension through the 2017 season.

General manager Trent Baalke announced the move Tuesday, praising the progress Carradine has made in his transition from defensive end to linebacker.

Carradine was originally drafted by the 49ers in the second round in 2013. After being hurt for the majority of his rookie season, Carradine has appeared in 23 games in his career. He has 51 tackles, four sacks and one forced fumble over the past two seasons.

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