The 49ers officially announced the release of veteran CB Chris Cook on Wednesday.
— San Francisco 49ers (@49ers) August 5, 2015
Cook, 28, signed a one-year contract worth $1.3 million with the 49ers back in March, but is appears as though they prefer their other options at cornerback.
According to OverTheCap.com, releasing will free up $437,500 in cap space while creating $800,000 in dead money.
In 2014, Cook was limited to appearing in just six games and recorded six tackles and a pass defense for San Francisco. Pro Football Focus has him down for playing a total of 48 snaps the entire season.