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Here's a list of 49ers players who participated in Nashville workouts

Here's a list of 49ers players who participated in Nashville workouts

A 49ers player reportedly tested positive for coronavirus while working out with fellow teammates in Nashville, Tenn. this week.

Since the report, all of the members of the team who were participating in the workout now have been tested and are waiting for the results. 

While we wait for those, here’s a list of the players who we know were on site:

Quarterbacks: Jimmy Garoppolo, Nick Mullens, C.J. Beathard and Broc Rutter
 
Receivers: Deebo Samuel, Kendrick Bourne, Brandon Aiyuk, Trent Taylor, Dante Pettis, Jauan Jennings, Jalen Hurd, Shawn Poindexter and Chris Finke
 
Tight ends: George Kittle, Charlie Woerner
 
Fullback: Kyle Juszczyk

The 49ers have released a statement, but only to say the organization is prohibited from commenting on the personal health of their employees due to Federal and state privacy laws.

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Jimmy Garoppolo reflects on 49ers' interest in Tom Brady as 'business'

Jimmy Garoppolo reflects on 49ers' interest in Tom Brady as 'business'

The 49ers considered pursuing a quarterback who is on the shortlist of greatest players in NFL history.

But, ultimately, general manager John Lynch and coach Kyle Shanahan opted to remain on course with Jimmy Garoppolo.

It might have made for an awkward time, as the 49ers were led to believe Tom Brady, a San Mateo native, wanted to return to the Bay Area and play for the team for which he cheered as a youngster.

Garoppolo spent the first three-and-a-half seasons of his NFL career as Brady’s backup with the New England Patriots.

Lynch and Shanahan were upfront with Garoppolo and gave him a vote of confidence even while they were doing nothing publicly to disclose they were not interested in Brady at the start of the free-agent signing period.

“I think when all that was going on, you hear about it and things like that, but I really wasn't too worried,” Garoppolo said. “I'm always confident in my play and I know what I put out there this season and everything like that.

“So it's all about being confident and it's just part of the business. I've seen both sides of it, so I've been there.”

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The 49ers acquired Garoppolo in a 2017 midseason trade with the Patriots for a second-round draft pick. After leading the 49ers to a 5-0 finish to end the season, San Francisco signed Garoppolo to a five-year, $137.5 million deal through the 2022 season.

Meanwhile, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed Brady, a six-time Super Bowl champion, to a two-year, $50 million contract earlier this offseason.

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49ers' Jeff Wilson activated off COVID-19 list in slew of roster moves

49ers' Jeff Wilson activated off COVID-19 list in slew of roster moves

49ers running back Jeff Wilson was activated Tuesday from the reserve/COVID-19 list and is eligible to return to the team’s Santa Clara headquarters without any restrictions.

Wilson and wide receiver Richie James were officially activated from the list Tuesday after 49ers general manager John Lynch on Monday afternoon announced James had already received clearance.

James was moved from the reserve/COVID-19 list and was transferred to active/non-football injury due to a broken wrist sustained during an offseason workout. He and Wilson now count against the 49ers’ roster limit.

James was originally placed on reserve/COVID-19 on July 27, while Wilson went on the list on July 30.

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Players go on COVID list for the purposes of being placed in quarantine as a result of an exposure to COVID-19 or a positive test for COVID-19. Teams are not allowed to identify exact reason.

Around the NFL, 56 players remain on the COVID-19 list, while 33 have already been cleared from the list.

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The 49ers also announced they waived defensive back D.J. Reed due to a non-football injury. Reed sustained a torn pectoral in the offseason, and he was not expected back until November. If he clears waivers, he will revert back to the club and go on reserve/non-football injury.

The 49ers also waived former Canadian Football League defensive back Chris Edwards. The B.C. Lions released Edwards in January so he could sign with the 49ers.

Also, defensive lineman Kentavius Street and receiver Shawn Poindexter passed their physicals and were moved to the active roster from the physically-unable-to-perform list. Both players went to injured reserve last season due to knee injuries.