49ers Make Five Moves Including Placing RB Elijah Mitchell On IR

The San Francisco 49ers announced that they’ve made five roster moves on Tuesday for Week 2.

The full list includes:

Here’s the 49ers updated practice squad:

  1. DL Alex Barrett
  2. OL Alfredo Gutierrez
  3. S Tayler Hawkins
  4. CB Qwuantrezz Knight
  5. WR Tay Martin
  6. LB Marcelino McCrary-Ball
  7. OL Jason Poe
  8. DL Akeem Spence
  9. DL Kemoko Turay
  10. WR Malik Turner
  11. DB Dontae Johnson
  12. LB Buddy Johnson
  13. TE Leroy Watson
  14. TE Troy Fumagalli
  15. C Keith Ismael

Mitchell will miss the next four games while on injured reserve with an MCL sprain. 

Mitchell, 24, was a sixth-round pick out of Louisiana by the 49ers in the 2021 draft. He signed a four-year rookie deal with the team in May of that year worth $3,663,568, including a $183,568 signing bonus.

In 2022, Mitchell has appeared in one game for the 49ers and rushed for 41 yards on six carries (6.8 YPC) and no touchdowns.

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