The Saints announced Tuesday they signed wide receiver Lance Lewis. The 6-foot-2, 207-pound receiver spent the 2014 season on the 49ers practice squad. Lewis has not appeared in an NFL game since 2013. He has no career receptions.
The 49ers released three players, the team announced on Thursday. The team cut ties with kick returner Trindon Holliday, wide receiver Lance Lewis and guard Fouimalo Fonoti . Holliday appeared in one game with the Niners last season after signing in late December. Lewis spent last year with the team but didn't appear in a game. Fonoti also didn't appear in a game.
The 49ers signed seven players to their practice squad: offensive tackle Carter Bykowski, tight end Asante Cleveland, receiver Lance Lewis, defensive lineman Lawrence Okoye, nose tackle Mike Purcell and linebackers Shayne Skov and Chase Thomas.
The 49ers made a slew of moves Saturday to pare their roster down to the required 53 for the regular season.Among those moves was the placement of cornerback Kenneth Acker and fullback Will Tukuafu on the injured reserve list.San Francisco cut the following players: T Carter Bykowski, TE Asante Cleveland, WR Lance Lewis, LS Kevin McDermott, CB Darryl Morris, G Al Netter, DL Lawrence Okoye, WR Kassim Osgood, T Michael Philipp, NT Mike Purcell, G Ryan Seymour, LB Shayne Skov, RB Alfonso Smith, G Adam Snyder, S C.J. Spillman, LB Chase Thomas, S Raymond Ventrone, WR L'Damian Washington and RB Glenn Winston.
The 49ers signed wide receiver Lance Lewis to a two-year contract Saturday, the team announced. Lewis was with the Redskins and Cowboys last season, appearing in three games and failing to record a stat.
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