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San Francisco 49ers 53-man roster projection

The San Francisco 49ers open training camp on Aug. 1 at SAP Performance Center in Santa Clara, California. Here’s a 53-man roster projection:

Quarterbacks (3): Colin Kaepernick, Blaine Gabbert, Dylan Thompson (cut: none)

Running backs (5): Carlos Hyde, Reggie Bush, Kendall Hunter, Mike Davis, Jarryd Hayne (cut: Kendall Gaskins)

Fullbacks (1): Bruce Miller (cut: Trey Millard)

Wide receivers (6*): Anquan Boldin, Torrey Smith, Bruce Ellington, Quinton Patton, Jerome Simpson, DeAndre Smelter (*injured) (cut: Dres Anderson, Issac Blakeney, DiAndre Campbell, Mario Hull, Chuck Jacobs, DeAndrew White)

Tight ends (3): Vernon Davis, Derek Carrier, Blake Bell (cut: Vance McDonald, Garrett Celek, Busta Anderson, Asante Cleveland, Xavier Grimble)

Tackles: (3): Joe Staley, Erik Pears, Trent Brown (cut: Sean Hooey, Patrick Miller, Justin Renfrow)

Guards (3): Alex Boone, Andrew Tiller, Brandon Thomas (cut: Joe Looney, Ian Silberman)

Centers (2): Daniel Kilgore, Marcus Martin (cut: Dillon Farrell, Ben Gottschalk)

Defensive ends (4): Darnell Dockett, Arik Armstead, Tony Jerod-Eddie, Tank Carradine (cut: Lawrence Okoye, Marcus Rush, Kaleb Ramsey)

Nose tackles (2): Ian Williams, Glenn Dorsey (cut: Quinton Dial, Mike Purcell, Garrison Smith)

Outside linebackers (4): Aldon Smith, Ahmad Brooks, Aaron Lynch, Eli Harold (cut: Corey Lemonier)

Inside linebackers (5): NaVorro Bowman, Michael Wilhoite, Philip Wheeler, Nick Bellore, Nick Moody (cut: Desmond Bishop, Shayne Skov)

Cornerbacks (6): Tramaine Brock, Shareece Wright, Kenneth Acker, Chris Cook, Dontae Johnson, Keith Reaser (cut: Marcus Cromartie, Mylan Hicks, Leon McFadden)

Safeties (4): Antoine Bethea, Eric Reid, Jimmie Ward, Jaquiski Tartt (cut: Craig Dahl, L.J. McCray, Jermaine Whitehead)

Specialists (3): Phil Dawson, Bradley Pinion, Kyle Nelson (cut: Corey Acosta)