49ers sign former Broncos, Vikings O-lineman to practice squad

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The 49ers have added an offensive lineman to their mix. While they didn’t make a move at the trade deadline, San Francisco bolstered its practice squad Tuesday.

Byrd has great size and explosive physical testing:

The following comes from the team:

The San Francisco 49ers today announced they have signed OL Henry Byrd to the team’s practice squad.  

Byrd (6-5, 310) originally entered the NFL after signing with the Denver Broncos as an undrafted free agent on May 12, 2023. He was waived by the team on August 29, 2023, and signed to the Minnesota Vikings practice squad two days later, where he remained until being released from the team on November 4.  

A 24-year-old native of Nashville, TN, Byrd attended Princeton University for four years (2018-22) where he appeared in 40 games and twice earned First-Team All-Ivy League honors (2021-22).  

 

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