49ers Depth Chart: Roster Cuts Reflected In Latest Update

Yesterday afternoon, the San Francisco 49ers officially cut down their roster from 89 players to 75 players. There were some mild surprises, but nothing that would really qualify as completely earth-shattering. Following the cuts, the 49ers released their latest depth chart, which reflects those cuts.

There aren't any significant surprises on the depth chart. The most notable change was that Demarcus Dobbs was added back in on the defensive side of the ball. In the last two depth charts he was only listed at tight end, whereas in the first depth chart he was listed only at defensive end (well, actually left defensive tackle). So now I suppose we can officially qualify him on the depth chart as a two-way player.

One thing that was interesting in looking at roster cuts and the depth chart was the release of Kourtnei Brown. He was listed ahead of Kenny Rowe, but this just goes to show we can only put so much value in a preseason depth chart. For example, Perrish Cox remains behind Tramaine Brock, but all signs point to Cox being more of a lock for fourth DB playing time over Brock. The next depth chart we get will be next week for the 49ers first game against the Packers.

Aug 7 Depth Chart
Aug 15 Depth Chart
Aug 22 Depth Chart

WR: Michael Crabtree, Kyle Williams, A.J. Jenkins, Nathan Palmer, Chris Owusu
WR: Ted Ginn Jr. -or- Randy Moss -or- Mario Manningham, Brett Swain
LT: Joe Staley, Mike Person, Al Netter
LG: Mike Iupati, Joe Looney
C: Jonathan Goodwin, Daniel Kilgore, Chase Beeler
RG: Alex Boone, Leonard Davis, Derek Hall
RT: Anthony Davis, Kenny Wiggins
TE: Vernon Davis, Delanie Walker, Konrad Reuland, Demarcus Dobbs, Garrett Celek, Kyle Nelson
FB: Bruce Miller, Anthony Dixon
RB: Frank Gore, Kendall Hunter, Brandon Jacobs, LaMichael James, Rock Cartwright
QB: Alex Smith, Colin Kaepernick, Josh Johnson, Scott Tolzien

LDT: Ray McDonald, Ricky Jean Francois, Demarcus Dobbs
NT: Isaac Sopoaga, Ian Williams, Tony Jerod-Eddie
RDT: Justin Smith, Will Tukuafu
OLB: Ahmad Brooks, Parys Haralson, Eric Bakhtiari, Cam Johnson
ILB: NaVorro Bowman, Larry Grant, Joe Holland
ILB: Patrick Willis, Tavares Gooden, Michael Wilhoite
OLB: Aldon Smith, Parys Haralson, Kenny Rowe, Ikaika Alama-Francis
LCB: Carlos Rogers, Tramaine Brock, Perrish Cox
RCB: Tarell Brown, Chris Culliver, Anthony Mosley
FS: Dashon Goldson, C.J. Spillman, Colin Jones
SS: Donte Whitner, Trenton Robinson, Darcel McBath, Michael Thomas

PR: Ted Ginn Jr., Kyle Williams, LaMichael James
KOR: Ted Ginn Jr., Kendall Hunter, LaMichael James
P: Andy Lee
K: David Akers
H: Andy Lee
LS: Brian Jennings, Kyle Nelson

PUP: LB Darius Fleming
Non-Football Injury List: RB Jewel Hampton

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