49ers promote Leon McFadden

The San Francisco 49ers promoted cornerback Leon McFadden from the practice squad to the active roster.

The 49ers haven't gotten back outside linebacker Aldon Smith from a suspension early, as they'd hoped for.

McFadden is a former Cleveland Browns third-round draft pick.

He has a previous stint with the New York Jets.

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Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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