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49ers waive former third-round running back Trey Sermon after just one season with the team

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The Trey Sermon expertise in San Francisco is over after only one season. On Wednesday, the 49ers waived the second-year operating again, a transfer that comes a day after the membership was required to trim down the roster to 53 gamers earlier than Tuesday’s deadline. In line with ESPN, Sermon’s launch was made to create room for former Browns guard Blake Hance, whom they claimed earlier within the day. 

Sermon got here into the NFL with a whole lot of hype after being a third-round decide of San Francisco within the 2021 NFL Draft out of Ohio State. Nonetheless, that hype did not translate into manufacturing on the NFL stage. He started his rookie yr behind Raheem Mostert and Elijah Mitchell on the depth chart and did not separate himself when given a chance. In 9 video games performed, he rushed for 167 yards and a landing whereas catching three of his 4 targets for 26 yards. 

This preseason, Sermon rushed for simply 39 yards over the course of three video games however did recently receive praise from GM John Lynch, which does make his launch a bit stunning, particularly after surviving cutdown day. 

With Sermon gone, that creates extra alternative for Jeff Wilson, Tyrion Davis-Price, and Jordan Mason, who’re all slated to again up starter Elijah Mitchell, who led the workforce with 963 yards on 207 carries final season. 

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