Kedric Golston

Reports: 49ers work out defensive linemen

Reports: 49ers work out defensive linemen

The 49ers reportedly worked out free-agent nose tackle Kedric Golston on Thursday.

Golston, 33, an 11-year veteran, has been a rotational player along Washington’s defensive line through most of his career. He appeared in just two games last season before sustaining a hamstring injury and going on injured reserve.

Golston (6 foot 4, 330 pounds) has been known as a leader in the locker room throughout his career. Veteran Earl Mitchell appears to be the front-runner to win the 49ers’ starting job at nose tackle.

Golston’s workout with the 49ers was reported by the Houston Chronicle.

The 49ers also worked out defensive ends Cedric Reed and Carlos Wray.

Reed (6-5, 269) spent his rookie season of 2015 on the practice squad of the Buffalo Bills. He was among Miami’s final cuts last year. Reed recorded 18 sacks while starting 32 games in his college career at Texas. He went undrafted in 2015. The NFL Network reported his workout.

Wray (6-2, 291) signed with the Chargers last year as an undrafted rookie from Duke. He sustained a foot injury during training camp and was waived.