4 Kickers, 1 Roster
November 9 2002
By Bryan Hersh of 49ers Paradise
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The 49ers added punter Craig Jarrett to the practice squad on Wednesday, and in so doing add their fourth kicker to a roster with minimal depth as it was. The addition of Jarret may encourage current punter Jason Baker to try and make the most of his opportunities.
Baker isnít the most devastating punter in the league, but he does have a good handle on the crazy winds in the 49ers stadium. He doesnít have the most powerful leg, but has certainly gotten the job done consistently this year.
In Jarrett the 49ers hope they have a punter who can at least challenge Baker. Half way through the season the 49ers have stated that they want to improve their special teams, Jarrett is a player that the 49ers hope will do that, either by playing or forcing Baker to be better.