The 49ers waived 10 players on Monday. They were K Corey Acosta, LB Steve Beauharnais, CB Mylan Hicks, T Sean Hooey, WR Mario Hull, WR Chuck Jacobs, WR Nigel King, LB Shawn Lemon, FB Trey Millard and DL Lawrence Okoye. Additionally, the 49ers placed G/C Daniel Kilgore on the PUP list to start the season and WR DeAndre Smelter on the NFI list. The team also placed WR Dres Anderson and LB Desmond Bishop on injured reserve.
The 49ers will sign inside linebacker Desmond Bishop, the Sacramento Bee reports. Bishop joined the 49ers last December and recorded two tackles in two games. He emerged as a starter with the Packers in 2010 and racked up more than 100 tackles for two straight seasons before missing the 2012 season and becoming a free agent. He could win significant playing time in the 49ers' base set after the retirements of Patrick Willis and Chris Borland.
Linebacker Desmond Bishop will visit the 49ers on Monday, according to csnbayarea.com. Bishop played in two games for the 49ers last season after beginning the year with the Cardinals. After losing both Patrick Willis and Chris Borland to retirement, the team is looking for linebackers. Over his eight-year NFL career, the 30-year-old has 299 total tackles, nine sacks, nine passes defensed, one interception and eight forced fumbles.
With linebacker Chris Borland dealing with a sprained ankle, the 49ers signed veteran inside linebacker Desmond Bishop, reports CSNBayArea.com. Bishop was let go by the Cardinals a couple weeks ago.
The Cardinals have released veteran linebacker Desmond Bishop on Monday, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. Bishop appeared in four games last season for the Vikings and never appeared in a game this season for the Cardinals.
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