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49ers reduce roster to 53 players

The 49ers have made a series of moves to reduce their roster to 53 players. Notably, veterans like safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix and receiver Travis Benjamin did not make the initial roster. Clinton-Dix had an interception off quarterback Nathan Peterman in the 49ers’ preseason finale over the weekend. Benjamin was trying to make the squad [more]