49ers Roster Tracker: Marcus Rush, Kelvin Taylor waived, three quarterbacks kept

Sep 3, 2016 at 10:52 AM--
Updated Sep 3, 2016 at 10:41 PM


The San Francisco 49ers kept three quarterbacks on their roster. Rookie Jeff Driskel was waived on Saturday while Blaine Gabbert, Colin Kaepernick, and Christian Ponder remain on the active roster.

Surprise releases included rookies Marcus Rush and Kelvin Taylor.

Below is a list of the players that the 49ers released on Saturday in order to reach the required 53-man limit by 1 PM PT.

WR Dres Anderson
OL Alex Balducci
WR Devon Cajuste
DT Demetrius Cherry
OL Fahn Cooper
QB Jeff Driskel
TE Je'Ron Hamm
RB DuJuan Harris
CB Prince Charles Iworah
OT Colin Kelly
OLB Corey Lemonier
DL B.J. McBryde
OL Norman Price
LB Marcus Rush
LB Shayne Skov
WR DeAndre Smelter (injured)
NT Garrison Smith
RB Kelvin Taylor
WR Bryce Treggs
WR Ryan Whalen
WR DeAndrew White

OLB Aaron Lynch will go to the reserve/suspended list as a result of his four-game suspension.

Other upcoming key deadlines and dates are listed below.

Saturday, September 3
Players that fall into the Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform or Reserve/Non-Football Injury or Illness categories must be identified by 1 p.m. PT

Sunday, September 4
NFL clubs may claim players that were waived by other teams until 9 a.m. PT

Sunday, September 4
NFL clubs may begin establishing a practice squad of 10 eliglbe players starting at 10 a.m. PT

Thursday, September 8
Top 51 rule for all NFL clubs, a rule that states only the top 51 contracts on a team count toward the salary cap, expires at 9 a.m. PT

Monday, September 12
Los Angeles Rams at San Francisco 49ers, regular-season opener, Levi's Stadium, 7:20 p.m. PT



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