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Seahawks add safety Lorenzo Jerome

San Francisco 49ers v Kansas City Chiefs

KANSAS CITY, MO - AUGUST 11: Wide receiver Chris Conley #17 of the Kansas City Chiefs is upended by defensive back Lorenzo Jerome #49 of the San Francisco 49ers after making a catch during the 1st quarter of the preseason game at Arrowhead Stadium on August 11, 2017 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

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The Seattle Seahawks signed safety Lorenzo Jerome on Monday to take the place of retiring linebacker Joshua Perry on their 90-man roster.

Jerome appeared in four games for the San Francisco 49ers last season, recording three tackles. He initially signed with the 49ers as an undrafted rookie out of St. Francis University.

He had nine tackles and a pass defended in four preseason game for San Francisco last year.

Perry announced his retirement after sustaining a concussion, which he called the sixth documented concussion of his football career. Perry was a former fourth-round pick of the San Diego Chargers and had signed with Seattle in June.