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San Francisco 49ers signing safety Tony Jefferson

Sep 29, 2019; Baltimore, MD, USA; Baltimore Ravens strong safety Tony Jefferson (23) is introduced before a football game against the Cleveland Browns at M&T Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mitchell Layton-USA TODAY Sports

The San Francisco 49ers are set to sign former Baltimore Ravens safety Tony Jefferson, ESPN reported Monday.

Jefferson, 29, has been out of football since tearing the ACL in his left knee in October 2019.

Jefferson was in his third season with the Ravens after signing a four-year, $34 million contract as a free agent in March of 2017. The Ravens released him the following February and he sat out the 2020 season.

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In seven career seasons with Baltimore and the Arizona Cardinals, Jefferson has 451 tackles, four interceptions, 8.5 sacks and 22 pass breakups.

–Field Level Media