The San Francisco 49ers announced on Tuesday that they have placed wide receiver Pierre Garçon on the Injured Reserve List and signed S Tyree Robinson from the Dallas Cowboys practice squad to a two-year deal. The team also signed tight end Marcus Lucas to the team’s practice squad.
Robinson (6-2, 202) originally signed with the Cowboys as an undrafted rookie free agent on May 11, 2018 out of the University of Oregon. He was active in each of the first two games of the season and was waived by Dallas on September 18. Robinson was signed to the Cowboys practice squad on September 20.
A 24-year-old native of San Diego, CA, Robinson appeared in 52 games (23 starts) in five years (2013-17) with the Ducks where he registered 201 tackles, 23 passes defensed, six interceptions, four fumble recoveries and two sacks. As a senior in 2017, he started 12 games and finished with 48 tackles, five passes defensed and two fumble recoveries.
Robinson will wear number 49.
Lucas (6-4, 250) was originally signed by the Carolina Panthers as an undrafted free agent on May 16, 2014. Throughout his career, he has spent time on the practice squads with the Panthers (2014-15 & 2016), Miami Dolphins (2015), Chicago Bears (2015), Seattle Seahawks (2016), Indianapolis Colts (2017) and Oakland Raiders (2017). In 2018, he signed with the Detroit Lions on August 31 and was waived by the team on September 2. Lucas was signed to the Seattle Seahawks practice squad the following day and was later waived by Seattle on October 9.
A 26-year-old native of Liberty, MO, Lucas attended the University of Missouri where he appeared in 49 games (23 starts) and finished with 130 receptions for 1,638 yards and 11 touchdowns.
Garçon (6-0, 211) started eight games this season and registered 24 receptions for 286 yards and one touchdown.