While it looked like the 49ers quarterback position was settled, there was still some action. The 49ers worked out former Arizona Cardinals quarterback John Skelton on Tuesday, according to Howard Balzer. It was confirmed that Skelton tried out with the team, according to a league source.
Skelton is most remembered for having a 21-19 victory over the 49ers during the 2011 season. He threw three touchdowns in that game, which was a come from behind victory. He has started 17 games in his three seasons on the Cardinals. When he faced the 49ers in 2012 on October 29, he completed 32 of 52 passes for 290 yards before losing 24-3.
Meanwhile, the 49ers announced they added TE Derrick Carrier to the practice squad as the eighth player. The 6-4, 241 pound tight end previously with the Oakland Raiders during the 2012 offseason and the Philadelphia Eagles practice throughout the regular season.