SANTA CLARA, Calif. (April 17, 2006) -- The San Francisco 49ers signed linebacker T.J. Slaughter, his fifth NFL team in five seasons.
Slaughter spent last season with the New Orleans Saints, making 10 tackles and one start in 10 appearances. A third-round draft choice by Jacksonville in 2000, he spent three seasons with the Jaguars before joining Green Bay and then spending the 2004 season with the Baltimore Ravens, where he played for 49ers coach Mike Nolan.
San Francisco also waived running back DeCori Birmingham.