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Jason Avant, Damaris Johnson and Riley Cooper should have their spots on the roster secured, especially with the season-ending injuries to Jeremy Maclin and Arrelious Benn.
If Chip Kelly goes with six receivers, two of the above three will make it. If Kelly keeps just five receivers, the top three are battling it out for one spot.
Russell Shepard has had the best camp of the bunch, having played everywhere from slot receiver to the outside in place of Maclin. Shepard is just an undrafted rookie free agent, but he seems very likely to make the roster and make an impact.
Ifeanyi Momah was the other undrafted free agent, and he’s extremely talented, although raw. Momah is 6’7” and runs a 4.4 40-yard dash, although he hasn’t played football in nearly two months. He was initially seen as a long shot, although the injuries have greatly increased his odds.
What didn’t help Momah though was his performance in the first preseason game. He was targeted twice, didn’t catch any passes, was manhandled by cornerback Logan Ryan and was flagged for a false start. According to Pro Football Focus’s preseason ratings, Momah’s performance rated 160th-best among 163 wide receivers (subscription required).
Greg Salas may steal Momah’s roster spot. Salas does have NFL experience, catching 27 passes for the 2011 St. Louis Rams that made him a fourth-round pick. He made a terrific catch in the preseason game and also snagged a touchdown. That may give him the edge over Momah, as he’s a sensational possession receiver.