49ers trim roster to 75

McLeod Bethel-Thompson (Getty Images)

The 49ers Monday made eight cuts and moved seven more players to reserve injured lists, trimming the roster from 90 to 75 ahead of Tuesday afternoon's deadline. We have the details.

The San Francisco 49ers announced their first cuts Monday a day before the deadline to trim the roster from 90 to 75.

The 49ers cut eight players and moved seven more to reserve injured lists, putting the roster at 75 in advance of their final preseason game Thursday night against the Texans. The 49ers must cut down the roster again to 53 by 1 p.m. Saturday. The team can begin assembling the 10-man practice squad Sunday once players start clearing waivers.

Here is a list of the transactions:

Waived (all are practice squad eligible)

Quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson
Safety D.J. Campbell
Tight end Kevin Greene
Running back Jewel Hampton
Punter/kicker Colton Schmidt
Linebacker Kion Wilson
Receiver Devon Wylie

Released

Receiver David Reed

Placed on Reserve/Non-Football Injury List

Running back Marcus Lattimore
Fullback Trey Millard
Cornerback Keith Reaser
Guard Brandon Thomas

Placed on Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform List

Linebacker NaVorro Bowman
Tight end Garrett Celek
Defensive tackle Kaleb Ramsey

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