9 Ex-49ers Who Have Cracked NFL Rosters

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.


In this Wednesday edition of Niners Daily, we pay homage to homegrown talent flourishing elsewhere.

**The San Francisco 49ers entered the 2014 season with more than 53 NFL-caliber players.

But to make the Aug. 30 roster deadline, they were forced into some difficult decisions.

Some rookies and young reserves stuck with the team, including these eight who have stepped into larger roles.

Others were cut, including these nine ex-49ers who have gone on to crack – and succeed on – other NFL rosters.

  1. CB Darryl Morris

Waived by SF on Aug. 30

HOU stats: 26 tackles, one interception in 13 games

  1. S C.J. Spillman

Waived by SF on Aug. 30

DAL stats: eight tackles in 13 games

  1. RB Glenn Winston

Waived by SF on Aug. 30

CLE stats: five games

  1. LS Kevin McDermott

Waived by SF on Aug. 30

BAL stats: six games

Photo courtesy of the Baltimore Ravens.

  1. P Colton Schmidt

Waived by SF on Aug. 25

BUF stats: 67 punts, 43.7 yard average in 13 games

  1. OL Ryan Seymour

Waived by SF on Aug. 30

CLE stats: nine games (one start)

  1. FB Will Tukuafu

Reportedly reached an injury settlement with SF in September.

SEA stats: one interception in six games (one start)

  1. RB LaMichael James

Waived by SF on Sept. 8

MIA stats: four yards on two carries in one game

  1. DT Demarcus Dobbs

Waived by SF on Nov. 4

SEA stats: six tackles in four games

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