The full list of tryouts includes:
- DL Caraun Reid
- OL Michael Dunn
- OL Jake Eldrenkamp
- OL Kaleb Johnson
- OL Jarron Jones
- LB Tre’Von Johnson
- DB Chris Lewis-Harris
- DB JaCorey Shepherd
- DB D’Joun Smith
- DB Ian Wells
Reid, 25, is a former fifth-round pick of the Lions back in 2014. He lasted just over two years in Detroit before he was waived at the start of the 2016 season and later claimed off of waivers by the Chargers.
Unfortunately, Reid suffered a season-ending ACL tear last year and was placed on injured reserve. The Chargers elected to cut him loose coming out of the preseason as they trimmed their roster down to 53 players.
In 2016, Reid appeared in seven games for the Chargers and recorded five tackles, one sack, a fumble recovery returned for a touchdown and a pass defense.
Shepherd, 24, was taken in the sixth-round of the 2015 NFL draft by the Eagles. He signed a four-year, $2,401,112 contract with Philadelphia and was set to make a base salary of $525,000 when he was cut loose coming out of the preseason.
Shepherd, unfortunately, sustained a torn right ACL and subsequently missed the entire 2015 season. He was one and off of the Eagles’ practice squad last year before signing a two-year contract with the 49ers. had signed and cut Shepherd multiple times in recent weeks.
San Francisco elected to cut him loose a few days after this year’s NFL Draft and he later caught on with the Steelers at the start of the preseason. Unfortunately, Pittsburgh cut him loose as they trimmed their roster down the 53 players.
In 2016, Shepherd appeared in 10 games and recorded two tackles. He also contributed 456 kick return yards last year.