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49ers sign CB Chris Campbell to one-year deal; waive OL Dillion Day

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More moves to keep players healthy for the preseason finale

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The San Francisco 49ers announced they’ve signed cornerback Chris Campbell to a one-year deal and have waived offensive lineman Dillon Day. San Francisco will be without cornerbacks Jason Verrett, K’Waun Williams and starters Ahkello Witherspoon, Richard Sherman for Thursday’s preseason finale.

Campbell (6-1, 195) was initially drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the sixth round (182nd overall) of the 2018 NFL Draft. Arizona waived him on September 1, 2018, and later signed to the New Orleans Saints practice squad on October 16, 2018, where he spent the remainder of the season. After signing a Reserve/Future contract with New Orleans on January 21, 2019, Campbell was waived on August 22, 2019.

A 23-year-old native of Phenix City, AL, Campbell attended Penn State University where he appeared in 44 games (16 starts) and registered 102 tackles, 21 passes defended, three interceptions, two forced fumbles and, one fumble recovery.

Day (6-4, 296) originally signed with San Francisco as a free agent on July 26, 2019. Day played a total of 13 snaps in the past two weeks for the 49ers.