The 49ers have informed Torrey Smith they will release him, doing so just two years after they signed him to a five-year, $40 million contract.
The 49ers have informed Torrey Smith they will release him, doing so just two years after they signed him to a five-year, $40 million contract. Jose Luis Villegas The Bee
The 49ers have informed Torrey Smith they will release him, doing so just two years after they signed him to a five-year, $40 million contract. Jose Luis Villegas The Bee
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Catch and release: 49ers cutting wide receiver Torrey Smith

March 06, 2017 01:45 PM

UPDATED March 06, 2017 11:42 PM

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Matt Barrows was born in Blacksburg, Va., and attended the University of Virginia. He graduated in 1995, went to Northwestern for a journalism degree a year later, and got his first job at a South Carolina daily in 1997. He joined The Sacramento Bee as a Metro reporter in 1999 and started covering the San Francisco 49ers in 2003. His favorite player of all time is Darrell Green. Reach Barrows at mbarrows@sacbee.com.
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