NFC Notes: 49ers, Rams, Seahawks


  • The Athletic’s Matt Barrows points out the 49ers typically only carry four quarterbacks in training camp and have five currently, so one of either Josh Rosen, Josh Johnson or Nate Sudfeld could be cut. 
  • Barrows notes 49ers WR Marqise Lee was impressive in his first session but limited in his next, causing him to be cut with an injury waiver. 
  • He adds former third-round WR Jalen Hurd is progressing well in his recovery from a torn ACL last August and he tore only his ACL, no other damage. Still, Hurd might not practice until training camp. 
  • Barrows mentions not to count out WR Travis Benjamin for a roster spot, as the speedy veteran can return punts and the 49ers didn’t add anyone else in that capacity this offseason. 
  • With the injury to Jeff Wilson, Wayne Gallman moves up to No. 2 running back for now, with rookies Trey Sermon and Elijah Mitchell plus 2020 UDFA JaMycal Hasty jockeying to overtake him. (Barrows)


Rams HC Sean McVay says he’s been impressed by new QB Matthew Stafford during offseason workouts. 

“It looked good. I think we’re in the early phases of it, but certainly the way he’s handled things up to this point, been very pleased,” McVay said, via “He’s a joy to be around every single day, the consistency that he comes in to work with is definitely something that, he makes it really fun. And I know [I’ve] been pleased with what he’s done up to this point.”


Seahawks’ HC Pete Carroll supports the decision of his players when it comes to working out this offseason, noting that QB Russell Wilson has had a group of players working out with him in San Diego.

“I support these guys. I support the decision that they’ve made,” Carroll said, via Pro Football Talk.“Russ has had a number of guys come visit and work out down where he is in San Diego,” Carroll said. “And so, the quarterback position for us is very competitive. This is a really cool time for these guys to learn the offense. It’s a fun challenge for these guys, and they’re taking it to heart.”

  • Carroll says that while the team is not expected to make any big roster moves, the door is still open for LB K.J. Wright to return. (Bob Condotta)
  • Seahawks’ CB Ahkello Witherspoon spoke about his injuries during his four years with the 49ers, including two injuries that no one knew about: “When I was healthy, I was the best corner in the league.” (Joe Fann)

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