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49ers add speed, sign UDFA wide receiver KD Cannon

ARLINGTON, TX - NOVEMBER 25: KD Cannon #9 of the Baylor Bears after scoring a touchdown during the game against the Texas Tech Red Raiders on November 25, 2016 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Texas Tech defeated Baylor 54-35. (Photo by John Weast/Getty Images)

  • Formerly from┬áBaylor, WR KD Cannon joins the San Francisco 49ers as an undrafted free agent.
  • Cannon ranked ninth in the draft class with 535 receiving yards on deep passes (pass thrown 20-plus yards in the air).
  • At 5-foot-11, 182 pounds, Cannon finished in the top five at his position with a 4.41 40-yard dash and 37-inch vertical jump at the combine.
  • Cannon may need to refine his route running in the NFL, having run 81-percent screens, hitches and go routes in 2016 and lining up primarily on the right side of the formation.


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