Hill was signed to the 49ers' practice squad Monday. Hill was waived from San Francisco's active roster over the weekend but will return to the organization via the practice squad. He'll provide depth at running back with Elijah Mitchell, Jeff Wilson and JaMycal Hasty now healthy.
Hill was waived by San Francisco on Saturday, Josh Dubow of the Associated Press reports. Hill's departure from the active roster bodes well for Elijah Mitchell's return from a knee injury Sunday. The Wyoming product had seen special-teams action in each of the 49ers' last three games and will likely head back to their practice squad.
Hill was promoted to the active roster from the 49ers' practice squad ahead of Thursday's game against the Titans. Hill has been given a permanent spot on the active roster after being elevated from the practice squad for each of the previous two games. His usage has been limited to special teams thus far with the 49ers, and that should remain the case Thursday, even with starting running back Elijah Mitchell (knee) still sidelined.
Hill has reverted to San Francisco's practice squad, per the NFL's official transaction report. Hill played 15 snaps on special teams Week 15, logging one tackle on kick coverage. In his two appearances with the 49ers this season, Hill has been limited entirely to special teams.
Hill was elevated to the 49ers' active roster Saturday, Cam Inman of The San Jose Mercury News reports. Hill was elevated to the active roster last week and played just 16 special-teams snaps. That's not expected to change even though Elijah Mitchell (concussion/knee) will not play Sunday.
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|WK||DATE||OPP||OPP RANK||OPP FPTS|
|4||10/03||Los Angeles Rams||9||14.95|
|7||10/23||Kansas City Chiefs||10||15.10|
|8||10/30||@Los Angeles Rams||9||14.95|
|10||11/13||Los Angeles Chargers||28||20.65|
|12||11/27||New Orleans Saints||2||13.18|
|14||12/11||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||5||14.00|
|17||01/01||@Las Vegas Raiders||25||19.67|
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|3 Year Avg||59||263||1||12||89||0||40|