49ers sign Phillip Tanner

The San Francisco 49ers have signed running back Phillip Tanner.

Tanner was signed after Frank Gore and Carlos Hyde suffered injuries.

Tanner was signed for depth. Gore is coming off a concussion. Hyde has back and ankle problems.

Tanner has played for the Buffalo Bills and Dallas Cowboys. He's rushed for 149 yards and two career touchdowns for the Cowboys.

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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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