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49ers Release 14 Players, Set 53-man Roster

The San Francisco 49ers announced on Saturday they have released 14 players. The team also placed tight end Busta Anderson and running back Kendall Hunter on the Injured Reserve List. Wide receiver Jerome Simpson has also been placed on the Reserve/Suspended List.

The 49ers also acquired center Nick Easton from the Baltimore Ravens for an undisclosed draft pick. Easton must pass a physical for the trade to be executed.

Easton (6-3, 305) originally signed with the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent on May 7, 2015 out of Harvard University. He appeared in 24 games for the Crimson where he earned First-Team All-Ivy League honors twice in his career (2013-14). As a senior in 2014, he earned Academic All-Ivy League honors and started all 10 games as Harvard went undefeated on the season. A 23-year-old native of Lenoir, NC, Easton attended Hibriten (Lenoir, NC) High School.

The following players have been released and the roster now stands at 53 players:

<span style="text-decoration: underline;">Pos.          Name                               </span>

WR           DiAndre Campbell

CB            Marcus Cromartie

G/C           Dillon Farrell

RB            Kendall Gaskins

TE             Xavier Grimble

CB             Leon McFadden

LB             Nick Moody

DT             Kaleb Ramsey

OL             Justin Renfrow

DL             Marcus Rush

NT             Garrison Smith

QB            Dylan Thompson

G               Andrew Tiller

S               Jermaine Whitehead

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