The San Francisco 49ers announced they have waived LB Nathan Gerry on Tuesday.
The #49ers have waived LB Nathan Gerry.
— San Francisco 49ers (@49ers) July 6, 2021
Gerry, 26, was drafted by the Eagles in the fifth round out of Nebraska in 2017. He is coming off a four-year, $2.6 million rookie deal where made a base salary of $735,000 for the 2020 season.
Gerry suffered an Achilles injury after seven games last year and missed the rest of the season.
The 49ers had signed Gerry to a one-year contract reportedly worth $990,000 in March.
In 2020, Gerry appeared in seven games for the Eagles and recorded 56 total tackles, one sack, and two pass defenses. Pro Football Focus rated him as the No. 68 linebacker out of 83 qualifying players.