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49ers sign 21 rookies and cut 4 players, including QB Dylan Thompson

May 6, 2016 at 11:44 AM--


The San Francisco 49ers announced on Friday that they have signed nine of their 11 drafted rookie class, per Chris Biderman of Niners Wire. The only rookies that remain unsigned are first-round selection Joshua Garnett, a guard out of Stanford, and third-round selection Will Redmond, a cornerback out of Mississippi State.


The signing of first round selection DeForest Buckner was first reported earlier today by Rand Getlin of NFL Network.

You can see what the contracts for each drafted rookie are likely to look like by viewing each player's estimated salary courtesy of salary cap site Spotrac.com.

The 49ers released four players. They are QB Dylan Thompson, G Jordan Devey, K Corey Acosta, and RB Kendall Gaskins, per Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle.


Thompson was part of a crowded quarterback group that includes Colin Kaepernick and Blaine Gabbert, who will likely battle for the starting job. The team also signed free agent Thad Lewis and drafted Jeff Driskel out of Louisiana Tech in the sixth round of the draft.

The 49ers have also signed the following 12 undrafted free agents.

LB Kevin Anderson, Stanford
OL Alex Balducci, Oregon
S Jared Bell, Colorado
WR Devon Cajuste, Stanford
DL Demetrius Cherry, Arizona State
LB Jason Fanaika, Utah
LB Lenny Jones, Nevada
DL Darren Lake, Alabama
K John Lunsford, Liberty
OL Blake Muir, Baylor
OL Norman Price, Southern Mississippi
WR Bryce Treggs, California





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