The San Francisco 49ers announced on Wednesday the NFL has activated LB Reuben Foster. In order to make room on the roster, the team has released OL Matt Tobin.
Foster (6-1, 228) was the second of two first-round draft picks (31st overall) selected by the 49ers in the 2017 NFL Draft out of Alabama. He made nine starts for the team last season and registered 72 tackles, which ranked second on the team, and one pass defensed. He earned the NFL Defensive Rookie of the Month Award for the month of November after picking up 30 tackles in three starts.
Tobin (6-6, 310) originally signed with the 49ers on September 3, 2018 and was inactive for each of the team’s first two games of the season.