49ers Re-Sign CB Dontae Johnson To PS, Release LB Elijah Sullivan

The San Francisco 49ers announced Tuesday that they’ve signed CB Dontae Johnson to their practice squad and released LB Elijah Sullivan from the unit. 

Dontae Johnson

Here’s the 49ers updated practice squad:

  1. DE Alex Barrett
  2. WR Travis Benjamin
  3. WR River Cracraft
  4. DT Darrion Daniels
  5. T Alfredo Gutierrez (International)
  6. RB Josh Hokit
  7. T Corbin Kaufusi
  8. G Senio Kelemete
  9. WR Jordan Matthews
  10. DB Jared Mayden
  11. T Colton McKivitz
  12. QB Nate Sudfeld
  13. TE Tanner Hudson
  14. LB Rashad Smith
  15. DB Dee Virgin
  16. WR Isaiah Zuber
  17. CB Dontae Johnson

Johnson, 29, was a fourth-round pick of the 49ers back in 2014. He played out the final year of his four-year, $2,620,544 contract with the 49ers before signing on with the Seahawks in 2018.

After brief stints with the Bills, Cardinals, Chiefs, and Chargers before returning to the 49ers in 2019. San Francisco re-signed him to a one-year contract last year, and again this year.

Johnson was just recently released. 

In 2020, Johnson appeared in 14 games for the 49ers and recorded 22 tackles, a sack, and three passes defended.

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