The 49ers on Saturday revealed a couple lineup relocations prior to Sunday’s season opener in Chicago. They raised pass receiver Malik Turner and security Tashaun Gipson from the practice team to the active lineup, so both will be readily available for San Francisco.
Turner was a gamer some pegged to make the last lineup. He was cut, however signed with the 49ers’ practice team and will now get a chance to play the function he’d have filled had he made the 53-man lineup. Don’t anticipate Turner to be included a load on offense, however he ought to be a big-time factor on unique groups.
Gipson will offer some depth at security for the 49ers as they face his previous group. With totally free security Jimmie Ward sidelined by a hamstring injury, the 49ers have simply 3 securities on the active lineup: Talanoa Hufanga, George Odum and Tarvarius Moore. Gipson provides a bit of wiggle space in the back end of their defense in case of an injury.
Both gamers were raised with basic elevations, so they will revert back to the practice team after Sunday’s video game, and the 49ers weren’t needed to make any transfer to clear an area for them on the 53-man lineup.
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