With the season just a week away, the San Francisco 49ers, like many other NFL teams, have set their 53-man roster. Of course, all of our time will be focused on the practice squad, but roster-cut day for the 49ers was pretty shocking to say the least.
Check out the official press release of roster cuts here.
The 49ers finally decided on going younger at several positions, especially on special teams. From C.J. Spillman and Kassim Osgood, to Adam Snyder and Darryl Morris, I'm sure many didn't expect all four to be released. Roster-cut day seemed to have a veteran feel of sorts.
Nonetheless, this means young players will have to step up. In the meantime, let's turn our attention to the all-important practice squad.
Mind you, the 49ers have only signed eight players to the 10-man team. As we all know, practice squad rosters are very fluid throughout the season, so this list will change often.
With that said, let's examine the eight signed practice squad players.