49ers sign CB Dontae Johnson to 1-year deal
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have signed cornerback Dontae Johnson to a one-year deal and waived linebacker Pita Taumoepenu.
49ers sign LB Pita Taumoepenu to practice squad
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers signed linebacker Pita Taumoepenu to the practice squad a day after releasing the 2016 sixth-round pick.
The 49ers announced the signing of nine players to the 10-man practice squad Sunday.
The other players are: wide receiver Steven Dunbar Jr., tight end Ross Dwelley, defensive backs Emmanuel Moseley and Tyvis Powell, quarterback Nick Mullens, offensive lineman Najee Toran and running back Jeff Wilson Jr.
Safeties Tartt, Ward active for 49ers vs. Rams
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Safeties Jaquiski Tartt and Jimmie Ward are active for the San Francisco 49ers despite being listed as questionable on the injury report.
Tartt is dealing with a neck injury and Ward has been bothered by a hamstring injury, but both will play against the Los Angeles Rams on Thursday night. Starting strong safety Eric Reid is out with a knee injury.
Seahawks bench RB Eddie Lacy vs. 49ers
Eddie Lacy is a surprise inactive Sunday for Seattle a week after struggling to get going in the season opener against Green Bay.
Lacy was not listed on any injury report this week and was held to 3 yards on five carries in the opening loss to the Packers. Seattle is going with Thomas Rawls, Chris Carson and C.J. Prosise at running back.
Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman is active after being listed as questionable with a hamstring injury and sitting out two days of practice this week.