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Deebo Samuel to injury list, 49ers waive seven in roster trim-down

Jul 28, 2020 at 1:33 PM--


NFL teams have until August 16 to reduce their rosters to 80 players before padded practices in training camp begin. After an initial report from The Athletic that stated the San Francisco 49ers planned to remain at 90 players right now, the team started the process of reducing its roster count.

The 49ers announced the following moves.

The following players have been placed on the Active/Physically Unable to Perform List:

  • DL Ronald Blair III
  • WR Shawn Poindexter
  • C Weston Richburg
  • DL Kentavius Street
  • DL Jullian Taylor

The following players have been placed on the Active/Non-Football Injury List:

  • DB D.J. Reed Jr.
  • WR Deebo Samuel

The following five players have been waived:

  • LB Joey Alfieri
  • CB Jermaine Kelly
  • S Derrick Kindred
  • OL Ray Smith
  • QB Broc Rutter

The following player has been waived/Non-Football Injury:

  • WR Chris Finke

The following player has been waived/Non-Football Illness:

  • DL Willie Henry Jr.

49ers rookies, quarterbacks, and rehabbing players reported to the team last week for the first round of COVID-19 testing and went through a second round of testing on Sunday. Those players were allowed inside the facility this week.

The rest of the roster reported for its first round of COVID-19 testing today and will return on Friday for the second round. The players can be in the building as early as this weekend.

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