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49ers sign CFL star receiver Eric Rogers in first move under Chip Kelly

49ers sign CFL star receiver Eric Rogers in first move under Chip Kelly

The Canadian Football League's best receiver now belongs to the San Francisco 49ers.

The 49ers reportedly signed CFL wideout Eric Rogers on Wednesday, the same day Chip Kelly was introduced as the team's new head coach. 

The 6-foot-4, 215-pound receiver led the CFL with 87 catches for 1,448 yards and 10 touchdowns as a member of the Calgary Stampeders last season.

In 2014, after appearing in only two regular-season games, he became a starter in the playoffs helping Calgary to it's victory in the Grey Cup.

“Eric has an agreement in place with an NFL club and we are granting him his release in order to allow him to sign a contract immediately rather...

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