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The San Francisco 49ers opened the 2014 NFL campaign with just two running backs -- Frank Gore and Carlos Hyde -- on their active game-day roster. They let LaMichael James go on Monday, which leaves them with only return man Bruce Ellington as a rushing option on their roster and the injured Marcus Lattimore on the reserve/NFI list.
San Francisco 49ers' initial 53-man roster
Just under two hours past the deadline to turn in an initial 53-man roster, the San Francisco 49ers announced their cuts. The following is their initial 53-man roster for the 2014 season, which is sure to see some tweeks before the team’s 2014 season opener at the Dallas Cowboys on Sept.
San Francisco 49ers cut-down analysis
Most significant move: It was already known that All-Pro inside linebacker NaVorro Bowman would miss half of the season after his gruesome left knee injury in the NFC title game last January, but it was made official with Bowman being placed on the reserve/physically unable to perform list on Monday.