Two days have passed since our first 53-man projection of training camp and we've had some pretty significant changes through free agency. Although free agency technically doesn't really end and players can still be added, the 49ers training camp roster is just about set. The team currently has 85 players signed, with five more open spots if they choose to add bodies. Braylon Edwards remains an option so we'll adjust accordingly if he comes to town.
I had to go out on a limb with some of the players on my projection, particularly the 3rd quarterback role. I actually still think the 49ers could bring in a veteran if they're not satisfied with Jeremiah Masoli or McLeod Bethel-Thompson. For now though, I'm going to stick with the theory of Masoli in a super utility role. The third QB position on this roster is the most tenuous among my choices and we very well could see a veteran brought in at some point. Or maybe the 49ers go with only two QBs. Who knows.
Check over this roster projection and let me know if I'm way off base with any of these? I think there are some borderline folks, but other than Masoli do any of these picks seem inconceivable?
QB (3): Alex Smith, Colin Kaepernick, Jeremiah Masoli (Utility Role)
RB (3): Frank Gore, Anthony Dixon, Kendall Hunter
FB (2): Moran Norris, Bruce Miller
TE (3): Vernon Davis, Delanie Walker, Konrad Reuland
WR (5): Michael Crabtree, Josh Morgan, Kyle Williams, Ronald Johnson, Ted Ginn
OT (3): Joe Staley, Anthony Davis, Alex Boone
OG (4): Mike Iupati, Chilo Rachal, Adam Snyder, Daniel Kilgore
C (2): Jonathan Goodwin, Tony Wragge
NT (2): Isaac Sopoaga, Ian Williams
DE (4): Justin Smith, Ray McDonald, Ricky Jean Francois, Will Tukuafu
OLB (4): Aldon Smith, Parys Haralson, Ahmad Brooks, Antwan Applewhite
ILB (4): Patrick Willis, NaVorro Bowman, Scott McKillop, Blake Costanzo
CB (5): Carlos Rogers, Shawntae Spencer, Tarell Brown, Chris Culliver, Phillip Adams
S (6): Reggie Smith, Madieu Williams, Taylor Mays, C.J. Spillman, Colin Jones, Curtis Taylor
K (1): David Akers
P (1): Andy Lee
LOS (1): Brian Jennings