49ers Sign DL Ridgeway

The San Francisco 49ers today announced they have signed DL Hassan Ridgeway to a one-year deal.

Ridgeway (6-3, 305) was originally drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the fourth round (116th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft. Throughout his six-year career with the Colts (2016-18) and Philadelphia Eagles (2019-21), he has appeared in 65 games (12 starts) and registered 80 tackles, 9.5 sacks, one pass defensed and one forced fumble. Ridgeway has also appeared in three postseason contests and added four tackles and 0.5 sacks.

Last season with the Eagles, Ridgeway appeared in all 17 games (one start) and finished with 20 tackles, 2.0 sacks and the first forced fumble of his career. He also appeared in one postseason game and notched one tackle.

A 27-year-old native of Mansfield, TX, Ridgeway attended the University of Texas for four years (2012-15) where he appeared in 36 games (18 starts) and registered 92 tackles, 9.5 sacks, two fumble recoveries (one returned for a touchdown) and one pass defensed.