2021 49ers 53-player roster breakdown at Tuesday deadline


2021 49ers 53-player roster breakdown at Tuesday deadline

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2021 49ers 53-player roster breakdown at Tuesday deadline


The San Francisco 49ers have started their 53-player roster cut-down. Below is a list of the players who are reportedly being let go by the 49ers. It will be updated as roster moves are reported. The 49ers have until Tuesday, August 31 at 1 p.m. PT to get down from 80 players to the 53-player roster limit. Released or Waived The first-known source of the news is listed next to each player's name. WR Travis Benjamin (J. Anderson) C Jake Brendel (NFLN) S Ha Ha Clinton-Dix



2021 49ers 53-player roster breakdown at Tuesday deadline


The 49ers played their final pre-season game against the Las Vegas Raiders Sunday afternoon, and now the hard part begins: whittling the roster down to 53 players by the 4 p.m. EST deadline Tuesday, August 31st. There are some tough decisions to make, especially along the defensive line and among the wide receivers group. Offense Quarterbacks (2) Jimmy Garoppolo Trey Lance Kyle Shanahan prefers to carry three quarterbacks on the 53-man roster, but he has never had two starting-caliber quarterbacks on the roster at the same time. If a team has to start its third-string quarterback during a season, that season is likely a lost cause. There are depth issues in other areas on the roster, so it is more



2021 49ers 53-player roster breakdown at Tuesday deadline


NFL teams needed to trim their rosters down to 80 players each by today at 1 p.m. PT. The San Francisco 49ers announced that they have accomplished that with the following roster moves. Placed on injured reserve: LB Mychal Kendricks Waived/released: DL Shilique Calhoun WR River Cracraft OL Corbin Kaufusi CB B.W. Webb "Mychal Kendricks has turf toe sprain," head coach Kyle Shanahan said this week before adding that the linebacker will "be out for a while." One more roster cut-down remains. NFL teams must get down to 53 players by Tuesday, August 31. After that, NFL teams will begin preparing for Week 1 of the regular



2021 49ers 53-player roster breakdown at Tuesday deadline


The San Francisco 49ers may only feature Trey Lance in packages that utilize his athleticism as a way to throw off opposing defenses. The rookie quarterback may also start several games. We just don't know at this point. That all depends on Jimmy Garoppolo. Can the veteran stay healthy through a 17-game season? Can he even make it out of September injury-free for only his second time as a starter? Daniel Jeremiah, like most everyone, expects to see Lance on the football field this season. Not necessarily as a starter, but the NFL Media analyst isn't dismissing the possibility, and his projected stats for Lance would indicate that the rookie