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Golden Nuggets: The 49ers practice squad is set

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San Francisco 49ers links for Monday, September 5, 2016

The San Francisco 49ers finalized much of their practice squad on Sunday, announcing the signing of nine players. The unit includes the following:

WR Dres Anderson
OL Alex Balducci
OL Fahn Cooper
TE Je’Ron Hamm
CB Prince Charles Iworah
OL Norman Price
LB Marcus Rush
LB Shayne Skov
RB Kelvin Taylor

The team is also expected to sign wide receiver Chris Harper to the practice squad. He had a tweet about being grateful for the opportunity. He is likely flying to Santa Clara, and after he signs his contract and passes his physical, the team will formally announce the signing.

Elsewhere, over the last few days, Mindi Bach has had a great three-part series about Anthony Davis. Part 1 looks at his decision to retire. Part 2 looks at how he spent his year away from the NFL. Part 3 looks at why he decided to return to the NFL. It’s a really great read, and I recommend going through all three of them.

On to links....

Practice squad

49ers announce nine members of practice squad (Biderman)
49ers practice squad includes OLB Marcus Rush, former Cal WR Chris Harper (Barrows)
49ers' 2016 practice squad tracker (Maiocco)
Jaguars, 49ers have most players claimed on waivers (PFT)

Waiver claims

Former 49ers QB Jeff Driskel claimed by Bengals (Inman)
49ers discards: Seahawks claim NT Garrison Smith, Bengals grab QB Jeff Driskel (Barrows)

Other

49ers season forecast (Barrows)
49ers expect big things from twin towers Armstead and Buckner (Barrows)
Five 49ers questions to ponder (Barrows)
Ratto's Top 25: Brady puts Kap's civil disobedience to shame (Ratto)
49ers keep Colin Kaepernick around, Christian Ponder as insurance (Biderman)
49ers 53-man roster breakdown: Inside linebacker (Biderman)
Kaepernick situation could help players realize their power (PFT)