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49ers cutting former first-rounder Joshua Garnett

Mike Florio and Chris Simms take a look at some of the Week 3 preseason storylines from around the NFL including Jimmy Garoppolo impressing, the Browns offense out of sync and Cam Newton's health.

It’s not a good day for deals once sanctioned by Chip Kelly.

According to Matt Maiocco of, the 49ers are releasing guard Joshua Garnett.

As in, 2016 first-round pick Joshua Garnett.

They actually traded up into the first round to take him, but Garnett was never able to lock down a starting job for long. Part of that was because of injuries, but he never found his footing.

Garnett started 11 games, all in his rookie season.