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San Francisco 49ers Sign Troy Smith

ST. LOUIS - SEPTEMBER 2: Troy Smith #10 of the Baltimore Ravens passes against the St. Louis Rams during an NFL preseason game at the Edward Jones Dome on September 2, 2010 in St. Louis, Missouri.  The Rams beat the Ravens 27-21.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
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Sean JacksonContributor IIISeptember 6, 2010

Troy Smith wasn’t a free agent for long. Today the 49ers announced they signed Smith to a one-year deal.

The move comes with mixed reactions. To make way for Smith, the 49ers had to release Nate Davis, whom many feel could be a future star.

Regardless, Troy has a new home after a bizarre stint in Baltimore. As announced previously, the Baltimore Ravens cut Troy. An illness sidelined him in 2008. As a result, Joe Flacco took over the starting job and never looked back. Now that Troy is in San Francisco, he’ll have a familiar face waiting for him. Smith joins former Ohio State...

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