Manningham's signing adds much-needed depth to the 49ers' wide-receiver position, which lacked production during the playoffs of last season. He will join Randy Moss, Michael Crabtree, and Vernon Davis as the go-to receivers for San Francisco.
This may be a move to try and lure prized free-agent quarterback Peyton Manning to San Francisco. Giving Manning more options to throw to should only increase the chance of him signing with 49ers.
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