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49ers Sign OT Chris Martin to Practice Squad

A look at the full, active 49ers roster for the 2014 season. If jersey number in photo differs from that listed in the description, the latter is correct.

The San Francisco 49ers signed offensive tackle Chris Martin to the practice squad on Wednesday.

Martin was originally signed as an undrafted free agent by the Houston Texans on May 16, 2014. He was released on May 27 and later signed with the New England Patriots on June 23.

Martin spent training camp with New England before being signed to the team's practice squad on Aug. 31. He was released by the Patriots on Sept. 26 and was signed back to the New England's practice squad on Oct. 8. He was released by the Patriots on Oct. 13. The Texans signed Martin to their practice squad on Nov. 12, and he was later released on Nov. 25.

A 24-year-old native of Fort Walton Beach, Fla. Martin played collegiately at the University of Central Florida, where he appeared in 46 games (27 starts).

The spot on the 49ers practice squad was vacated by offensive tackle Carter Bykowski.

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