San Francisco 49ers

August 25, 2014 6:26 PM

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

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.

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