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49ers waive QB Bethel-Thompson, WR Wiley to reach 75-man limit

08/25/2014 6:26 PM

08/25/2014 6:29 PM

SANTA CLARA -- The 49ers began whittling their offseason roster to 75 players on Monday, including by placing players on injury lists. The players on those lists must sit out at least the first six weeks of the season but do not count against the 53-man roster until they are activated. The team must further reduce the roster to 53 players by Saturday afternoon.

All of the players who were waived are eligible for the practice squad.

Waived

QB McLeod Bethel-Thompson

WR Devon Wylie

RB Jewel Hampton

S D.J. Campbell

P Colton Schmidt

TE Kevin Greene

LB Kion Wilson

Released

WR David Reed

Reserve/physically unable to perform

LB NaVorro Bowman

TE Garrett Celek

DL Kaleb Ramsey

Reserve/non-football injury

RB Marcus Lattimore

FB Trey Millard

CB Keith Reaser

G Brandon Thomas

Released off injured reserve

LB Blake Costanzo

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Matt Barrows was born in Blacksburg, Va., and attended the University of Virginia. He graduated in 1995, went to Northwestern for a journalism degree a year later, and got his first job at a South Carolina daily in 1997. He joined The Sacramento Bee as a Metro reporter in 1999 and started covering the San Francisco 49ers in 2003. His favorite player of all time is Darrell Green. Reach Barrows at mbarrows@sacbee.com.
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