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49ers activate Kevin Givens, place Javon Kinlaw, Jaquiski Tartt on IR, announce other roster moves ahead of Bears game

Oct 30, 2021 at 1:26 PM


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The San Francisco 49ers have made the following roster moves ahead of Sunday's Week 8 road game against the Chicago Bears.

  • DT Kevin Givens activated from the injured reserve list
  • DT Javon Kinlaw and S Jaquiski Tartt placed on the injured reserve list
  • LB Azeez Al-Shaair (concussion) and DL Dee Ford (concussion) downgraded and ruled out for Sunday
  • DE Jordan Willis roster exemption lifted
  • TE Jordan Matthews and S Kai Nacua activated from the practice squad

The 49ers opened the practice window for Givens this week. Kinlaw had season-ending knee surgery this week.

"[Givens] had a good week, especially with what's going on with our D-line right now," head coach Kyle Shanahan said on Friday.

Tartt suffered a bone bruise in knee during Week 7's loss to the Indianapolis Colts.

San Francisco enters Sunday's game with a 2-4 record while Chicago is 3-4. Kickoff between the two teams is scheduled for noon CT (10 a.m. PT) from Soldier Field. The 49ers are currently favored by four points.

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