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Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports



The San Francisco 49ers have started their 53-man roster cut-down. Below is a list of the players who are being let go by the 49ers. It will be updated as roster moves are reported. The 49ers have until Saturday at 1 p.m. PT to get down to the 53-man roster limit. No roster moves that took place prior to Thursday's final preseason game are included within this list.

The 49ers started the process with 88 players on the active roster. They needed to make 35 roster moves in order to reach 53 players.

Released or Waived


QB Matt Barkley
C/G Tim Barnes
TE Blake Bell
RB Kapri Bibbs
LB Austin Calitro
WR DeAndre Carter
CB Will Davis
DL Quinton Dial
DL Leger Douzable
OL JP Flynn
OL Andrew Gardner
RB Tim Hightower
TE Cole Hikutini
CB Asa Jackson
WR Jeremy Kerley
OL Andrew Lauderdale
DL Sen'Derrick Marks
FB Tyler McCloskey
QB Nick Mullens
WR Louis Murphy
DL Noble Nwachukwu
WR Tim Patrick
OL Norman Price
K Nick Rose
LB Shayne Skov
WR DeAndre Smelter
S Vinnie Sunseri
T Darrell Williams

Waived/Injured


CB Prince Charles Iworah
CB Will Redmond


Headed to Injured Reserve


WR Aaron Burbridge
G Joshua Garnett
DL Chris Jones
DB Don Jones (ACL)
RB Joe Williams (ankle)

Short-term Injured Reserve


DL Ronald Blair (thumb)

* Blair will still count as a player on the 49ers roster.

Upcoming Key Dates


Saturday, September 2
Players who fall into the Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform or Reserve/Non-Football Injury or Illness categories must be identified by 1 p.m. PT

Sunday, September 3
NFL clubs may claim players who were waived by other teams until 9 a.m. PT

Sunday, September 3
NFL clubs may begin establishing a practice squad of 10 eligible players starting at 10 a.m. PT

Sunday, September 10
Carolina Panthers at San Francisco 49ers, regular-season opener, Levi's Stadium, 1:25 p.m. PT