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San Francisco 49ers Place QB Colin Kaepernick On Injured Reserve; Promote QB Dylan Thompson To Active Roster

Photo by Shawn Jonas

The San Francisco 49ers today announced they have placed QB Colin Kaepernick on the Injured Reserve List, and promoted QB Dylan Thompson to the active roster from the team’s practice squad.

Thompson (6-3, 218) originally signed with the 49ers as an undrafted free agent out of the University of South Carolina on May 5, 2015. He was released by the team on September 5, and then signed to the team’s practice squad the following day.

A 24-year-old native of Boiling Springs, SC, Thompson set the South Carolina Gamecock record and led the SEC with 3,564 passing yards last season.

Thompson will wear number 13.

Kaepernick (6-4, 230) appeared in nine games (eight starts) this season and threw for 1,615 yards and six touchdowns while adding 45 rushes for 256 yards and one touchdown on the ground.

Press Release Courtesy of the San Francisco 49ers Media Relations

San Francisco 49ers Announce Practice Squad

Santa Clara CA.– The San Francisco 49ers announced today that they have signed nine players to the team’s practice squad. All nine players spent the 2015 training camp with the 49ers.

Pos.        Name
WR       DiAndre Campbell
CB         Marcus Cromartie
RB         Kendall Gaskins
DT         Kaleb Ramsey
LB          Marcus Rush
NT         Garrison Smith
QB         Dylan Thompson
G             Andrew Tiller
S             Jermaine Whitehead

San Francisco 49ers Release 14 Players, Set 53-Man Roster

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Santa Clara, CA. – The San Francisco 49ers announced on Saturday they have released 14 players. The team also placed tight end Busta Anderson and running back Kendall Hunter on the Injured Reserve List. Wide receiver Jerome Simpson has also been placed on the Reserve/Suspended List.

The 49ers also acquired center Nick Easton from the Baltimore Ravens for an undisclosed draft pick. Easton must pass a physical for the trade to be executed.

Easton (6-3, 305) originally signed with the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent on May 7, 2015 out of Harvard University. He appeared in 24 games for the Crimson where he earned First-Team All-Ivy League honors twice in his career (2013-14). As a senior in 2014, he earned Academic All-Ivy League honors and started all 10 games as Harvard went undefeated on the season. A 23-year-old native of Lenoir, NC, Easton attended Hibriten (Lenoir, NC) High School.

The following players have been released and the roster now stands at 53 players:

Pos.            Name

WR     DiAndre Campbell

CB      Marcus Cromartie

G/C    Dillon Farrell

RB      Kendall Gaskins

TE       Xavier Grimble

CB      Leon McFadden

LB       Nick Moody

DT      Kaleb Ramsey

OL      Justin Renfrow

DL       Marcus Rush

NT      Garrison Smith

QB      Dylan Thompson

G          Andrew Tiller

S           Jermaine Whitehead


Courtesy of 49ers Media Relations