The 49ers signed PK Billy Cundiff on Tuesday and released LB Eric Bakhtiari.
Cundiff will compete with David Akers to kick for the Niners in the playoffs. San Francisco has a bye this weekend and will play in the divisional round on Saturday, Jan. 12.
Cundiff was cut earlier this season by the Redskins after five games, when he made only 7-of-12 field-goal attempts. Akers was 29-of-42 on field goals this season, the worst field-goal percentage of his career (69.0)
Bakhtiari appeared in five games this season.