The San Francisco 49ers elevated wide receiver
Nelson rejoins the 49ers after two prior stints with the team. He spent a portion of the offseason workouts in 2013 as well as part of training camp in 2012 with San Francisco.
Originally signed by the New Orleans Saints as an undrafted free agent in 2011, Nelson spent time on the Kansas City Chiefs practice squad before joining the 49ers in 2012. He was also with the Philadelphia Eagles and San Diego Chargers prior to his second stint in San Francisco.
Nelson, a 27-year-old native of Waco, TX, played collegiately at New Mexico State University.