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49ers Sign TE to Practice Squad, Lift Kevin Givens Roster Exemption

The San Francisco 49ers announced on Thursday the following roster moves

  • DL Kevin Givens had his roster exemption lifted.
  • TE Chase Harrell has been signed to the team's practice squad.
  • WR Shawn Poindexter has been placed on the practice squad Injured Reserve List.
  • RB Austin Walter has been placed on the Reserve/COVID-19 List.

The Reserve/COVID-19 List has been created for a player who either tests positive for COVID-19 or has been quarantined after having been in close contact with an infected person or persons. If a player falls into either of these categories, his club is required to immediately place the player on the Reserve/COVID-19 List. Clubs are not permitted to comment on player's medical status other than referring to roster status and may not disclose whether the player is in quarantine or is positive for COVID-19.

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