49ers Announce Week 2 Inactives vs. Steelers

San Francisco and Pittsburgh have met 20 times, with the 49ers leading the series with 11 wins. The most recent matchup came in 2011, when San Francisco won at Candlestick Park, 20-3.

It's "Alabama" time for the San Francisco 49ers.

DeAndrew White, the undrafted rookie and former Crimson Tide receiver, will be active in Week 2 against the Pittsburgh Steelers. White was a standout of the 49ers offseason program and training camp. The rookie also had a big game against the San Diego Chargers in Week 4 of the preseason. In that contest, White caught three passes for 77 yards and returned three punts for 70 yards.

In addition to seeing snaps at wide receiver, White will likely be in the mix with Jarryd Hayne to return punts against the Steelers.

The spot opened up as Bruce Ellington's ankle injury will keep him out against the Steelers. The injury is something that took place in practice this week as Ellington didn't show up on the injury report until Friday.

Reggie Bush (calf) is also inactive and didn't travel to Pittsburgh, opening the door for rookie running back Mike Davis to also make his NFL debut. A fourth-round pick in 2015, Davis could own the backup role behind starter Pierre Garçon on Sunday.

Davis ran the ball 26 times for 113 yards in the preseason.

The 49ers don't have any changes to the starting lineup. For the Steelers, Ross Cockrell or Blake Antwon will start at cornerback for Cortez Allen.

San Francisco inactives:

WR Bruce Ellington

RB Reggie Bush

CB Shareece Wright

G Brandon Thomas

NT MIke Purcell

C Nick Easton

LB Corey Lemonier

Pittsburgh inactives:

QB Landry Jones

WR Sammie Coates

CB Cortez Allen

C/G Chris Hubbard

TE Jesse James

DE L.T Walton

DE Caushaud Lyons

This article has been reproduced in a new format and may be missing content or contain faulty links. Please use the Contact Us link in our site footer to report an issue.

Advertising