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49ers release CB Darqueze Dennard, 3 others ahead of first roster cut-down deadline

Aug 15, 2022 at 10:29 AM--


It looks like the San Francisco 49ers are comfortable with rookie Samuel Womack III serving as the team's nickel cornerback. The Niners announced that they have released veteran Darqueze Dennard, who was competing with Womack for the spot.

Dennard wasn't the only player cut as the team makes its way down to the 85-player maximum required by 1 p.m. tomorrow. The following players were also waived. The moves come ahead of the team's scheduled 10:25 a.m. Monday practice.

  • FB Josh Hokit
  • WR KeeSean Johnson
  • DL Tomasi Laulile


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