The San Francisco 49ers have signed veteran cornerback Leon Hall, a Second Team All-Pro in 2009 during his time with the Cincinnati Bengals. Last season Hall played for the New York Giants after nine years in Ohio.
Hall, 32, had one interception and two passes defensed in 12 games (two starts) last season. He has 27 interceptions and 114 passes defensed in 133 career games.
San Francisco worked out Hall twice since June before signing him, noted ESPN.
"The 49ers, who are depleted in the secondary after Sunday'sto the , also claimed defensive back off waivers from the on Monday and waived safety . The team is hopeful that safety can return from a knee injury this week.
suffered a concussion during the Colts game. Fellow cornerback left the game because of a hamstring injury and did not return. To make room for Hall on the roster, Jackson was placed on injured reserve Tuesday," wrote ESPN.
The winless Niners (0-5) will visiton Sunday.