San Francisco 49ers sign former Detroit Lion defensive end Kerry Hyder
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have agreed to a one-year contract with defensive end Kerry Hyder.
A person familiar with the deal says the sides came to the agreement on Monday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the signing hasn’t been announced.
NFL Network first reported the deal and also reported that San Francisco reached a one-year deal with linebacker Joe Walker.
Hyder entered the league as an undrafted free agent with the New York Jets in 2014. He was with Detroit from 2015-18, where he spent three seasons under Niners defensive line coach Kris Kocurek.
Hyder’s most productive season came in 2016 when he had eight sacks for the Lions. He had one sack in 16 games for Dallas last season.