Seneca Wallace tells 49ers he's retiring

Veteran quarterback Seneca Wallace informed the San Francisco 49ers that he plans to retire.

That's why he didn't attend the 49ers' preseason finale against the San Diego Chargers after telling coach Jim Harbaugh of his plans.

“It’s something that was his decision,” Harbaugh told reporters. “He felt strongly about it. I don’t talk people out of that. I’ve never seen it done on game day, but I wish him well.”

Wallace, who has passed for 4,808 career yards, 31 touchdowns and 18 interceptions, wasn't expected to make the 49ers' roster after recently joining the team.

Colt McCoy is the backup to Colin Kaepernick.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.

Aaron Wilson
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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