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49ers Notebook: Practice squad tight end suspended, Ben Garland wins NFL award

Oct 1, 2020 at 7:27 PM--


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Practice squad tight end suspended


One of the tight ends on the 49ers practice squad — Chase Harrell — has been suspended for six games for violating the NFL policy on performance-enhancing substances.

Aaron Wilson of The Houston Chronicle was the first to report the news with Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay Area later offering further details.

San Francisco signed Harrell as an undrafted free agent out of Arkansas in April. He was signed to the practice squad on September 6.


Ben Garland wins NFL Award


49ers offensive lineman Ben Garland earned Week 3's "NFL Way to Play Award" for his hit on New York Giants linebacker Blake Martinez on Sunday.

Each week's winner receives a $2,500 equipment grant through USA Football for the youth or high school football program of the player's choice.






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49ers protect QB Nate Sudfeld, two others from the practice squad

By David Bonilla
Oct 13

The San Francisco 49ers protected three practice squad players this week. The team is currently in its bye week and will face the Indianapolis Colts at Levi's Stadium on Sunday, October 24. The three players protected are tight end Tanner Hudson, offensive lineman Colton McKivitz, and quarterback Nate Sudfeld, per The Athletic. 49ers this week protected practice squadders:* TE Tanner Hudson* OL Colton McKivitz* QB Nate SudfeldYou may have read somewhere that QBs Jimmy Garoppolo (calf) and Trey Lance (knee) are dealing with injuries.— Matt Barrows (@mattbarrows)



49ers sign CB Davontae Harris to the practice squad

By David Bonilla
Oct 14

On Tuesday, the San Francisco 49ers waived cornerback Davontae Harris, a day after activating the defender from injured reserve. Today, the team announced that it signed Harris to the practice squad. San Francisco initially claimed Harris (5-11, 200) off waivers from the Baltimore Ravens on August 17. He landed on injured reserve on September 1 due to a hamstring injury. The 26-year-old cornerback has recorded 50 tackles, four passes defensed, and a forced fumble through his three NFL seasons. In addition to the 49ers and Ravens (2020), the fourth-year player spent time with the Cincinnati Bengals, the team that made him a fifth-round draft pick out of Illinois State in 2018, and the Denver Broncos



Roster moves: 49ers announce Mychal Kendricks signing, sign two to practice squad

By Site Staff
Oct 18

The San Francisco 49ers have officially announced the following roster moves ahead of the team's Week 7 matchup against the Indianapolis Colts. LB Mychal Kendricks signed to a one-year deal OL Jon Halapio signed to the practice squad RB Jacques Patrick signed to the practice squad S Jared Mayden released from the practice squad Practice window for RB JaMycal Hasty opened Ian Rapoport of NFL Network first reported news of Kendricks' signing. Hasty was seen at this morning's practice, making it clear that the 49ers had opened his



49ers protect three from the practice squad ahead of Colts game

By Site Staff
Oct 19

The San Francisco 49ers protected three practice squad players this week, per today's NFL transaction list. The team is preparing to face the Indianapolis Colts at Levi's Stadium on Sunday night. Protected practice squad players LB Tyrell Adams WR River Cracraft OL Colton McKivitz NFL teams can protect up to four practice squad players per week from being signed by other teams. In addition, teams can elevate up to two practice squad players to the active roster before 1 p.m. PT the day before a game. Doing so will not require removing others from the active roster, and the players will revert back to the practice squad following the


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