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  1. Which veterans were affected by draft?

    Bill Williamson

    The San Francisco 49ers added 12 players in the draft (and veteran receiver Stevie Johnson through a trade) during the weekend. The 49ers entered the draft with a stacked roster. Whittling down to the 53-man roster will not be an easy task this summe...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  2. 49ers draft notes

    Bill Williamson

    Thoughts on the 49ers' draft: The 49ers entered the draft with 11 picks. They ended up taking 12 players. Seven were defensive players and five play offense. I'd say 7-8 have a chance it make the 53-man roster. For the fourth year in as many ye...

    Blog | May 10, 2014
  3. 49ers lose practice-squad standout

    Bill Williamson

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- One of the San Francisco 49ers' most promising practice squad players is leaving the organization. A source close to the situation confirmed safety Michael Thomas has signed with the Miami Dolphins' 53-man roster. He has bee...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  4. Smith, Manningham are active

    Bill Williamson

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- As expected, Aldon Smith and Mario Manningham are active for Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers. Eric Wright and Tank Carradine are inactive. San Francisco activated all four players to the 53-man roster in the past we...

    Blog | November 10, 2013
  5. 49ers cut LB Nate Stupar

    Bill Williamson

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- A deep roster has caused the San Francisco 49ers to shed a player who has been helping on special teams. The 49ers cut linebacker Nate Stupar on Saturday. He had been performing well on special teams. But the 49ers have seve...

    Blog | November 02, 2013
  6. 49ers continue to clear roster room

    Bill Williamson

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. - The San Francisco 49ers are in the midst of shedding the bottom of the roster as they bring back injured players. Tuesday, the team cut receiver Marlon Moore. His release was expected. He has just one catch this season despit...

    Blog | October 30, 2013
  7. 49ers will be forced to make tough cuts

    Bill Williamson

    LONDON - The San Francisco 49ers roster is about to change. The 6-2 49ers -- who have won five straight games going into their bye week -- are poised to get much better. They have six players who are likely to come off various different injury/ill...

    Blog | October 28, 2013
  8. Will Jon Baldwin take advantage of chance?

    Bill Williamson

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- One of the most intriguing players currently on the San Francisco 49ers' roster is third-year receiver Jon Baldwin. It appears Baldwin is getting his chance to play significant minutes and perhaps start. Baldwin made his San...

    Blog | October 02, 2013
  9. Vernon Davis active, Patrick Willis out for San Francisco 49ers

    Bill Williamson

    Linebacker Patrick Willis and cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha were inactive for the San Francisco 49ers against the St. Louis Rams.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2013
  10. 49ers move into Week 2 healthy

    Bill Williamson

    The San Francisco 49ers continue to have good health on their 53-man roster. The only player not to practice Wednesday was running back LaMichael James, who suffered a knee injury in the preseason and is expected to miss another week or so. Cor...

    Blog | September 11, 2013
  11. Should 49ers fear the practice-squader?

    Bill Williamson

    Welcome to the NFL, where players who have never played a down or who are not even currently on an active roster are part of the storylines of the week. They also may have a hand in the game plan. The Green Bay Packers added some intrigue to a ...

    Blog | September 05, 2013
  12. Chargers cut down to 75

    Bill Williamson

    The San Diego Chargers got down to the 75-man roster limit Tuesday by putting three players on injured reserve, ending their seasons. They are receivers Mike Willie (knee) and Dan DePalma (shoulder) and fullback Chris Gronkowski (ankle). Not much ...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  13. Former hoopster catches Reid's eye

    Bill Williamson

    Demetrius Harris is far from a small-dunk to make the Kansas City Chiefs' roster, but the undrafted rookie has impressed head coach Andy Reid. Asked if any young players were standing out in organized team activities and Reid named Harris to repor...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  14. Chiefs, Raiders make roster moves

    Bill Williamson

    The Kansas City Chiefs and Oakland Raiders both made some roster moves Monday after digesting their rookie minicamps, which were held over the weekend. Kansas City signed several try-out players: defensive lineman Risean Broussard, safety Greg Cas...

    Blog | May 13, 2013
  15. Raiders help roster with quality picks

    Bill Williamson

    The one time that it is good to have a roster full of holes is during the draft. No matter where the Oakland Raiders focused on adding players, it was at a position that helped. The Raiders added two more players who have a chance to help Oakland ...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  16. Raiders have big hopes for Rod Streater

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders' roster is getting younger as the team rebuilds and tries to find the right pieces for the future. One of those players may be second-year receiver Rod Streater. He opened eyes last season as an undrafted rookie from Temple. A ...

    Blog | March 25, 2013