49ers depth chart vs. Colts reflecting recent injuries

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The San Francisco 49ers had to make a roster move this week, and we've updated the depth chart accordingly. As always, the depth chart is put together by the PR department with insight from some of the coaches. Jim Harbaugh always makes sure to clarify that it's a PR release. Jim Harbaugh has since met with the media, and he addressed some of the depth chart question marks brought on by Ian Williams' injury and the Owen Marecic signing.

The loss of Ian Williams leaves the 49ers with limited depth along the defensive line. The 49ers actually had to briefly send Ray McDonald back onto the field after his ankle sprain on Sunday due to limited options behind him. The team reportedly worked out defensive lineman Kyle Love earlier this week. During his Wednesday press conference, Jim Harbaugh stated that the team was comfortable with Tony Jerod-Eddie as the backup nose tackle.

After placing Williams on injured reserve, the 49ers replaced him on the 53-man roster with fullback Owen Marecic. He is very much a traditional blocking fullback. He caught 25 passes in his time at Stanford, but his work with the 49ers would be as a blocking back and special teams player. On Wednesday, Harbaugh said Marecic would be the backup fullback and have a special

I suspect Marecic is inactive this week as he gets acclimated to the team, but I'm not sure what the future holds.


QB: Colin KaepernickColt McCoyB.J. Daniels
LT: Joe Staley
LG: Mike IupatiJoe Looney
C: Jonathan GoodwinDaniel Kilgore
RG: Alex BooneAdam Snyder
RT: Anthony Davis
RB: Frank GoreKendall HunterLaMichael James, Anthony Dixon
FB: Bruce Miller, Anthony Dixon, Owen Marecic
TE: Vernon DavisVance McDonaldGarrett Celek
WR: Anquan BoldinMarlon MooreJon Baldwin, Kassim Osgood
WR: Kyle Williams, Quinton PattonChris Harper


RDT: Justin Smith, Demarcus Dobbs
NT: Glenn Dorsey
LDT: Ray McDonald, Tony Jerod-Eddie
ILB: Patrick WillisMichael Wilhoite
ILB: NaVorro BowmanNate Stupar
OLB: Aldon SmithCorey Lemonier
OLB: Ahmad BrooksDan Skuta
LCB: Carlos RogersTramaine Brock
RCB: Tarell BrownNnamdi AsomughaPerrish Cox
SS: Donte WhitnerCraig DahlRaymond Ventrone
FS: Eric ReidC.J. Spillman

Special teams:

Kicker: Phil Dawson
Punter: Andy Lee
LS: Kevin McDermott
PR: LaMichael James, Kyle Williams, Perrish Cox
KR: LaMichael James, Kyle Williams, Perrish Cox

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