49ers add TE/LS Nelson to fill Boone's roster spot

49ers add TE/LS Nelson to fill Boone's roster spot
July 25, 2014, 2:45 pm
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Kyle Nelson, a tight end and long snapper, signed a one-year deal with the 49ers on Friday. (AP)

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The 49ers signed tight end/long snapper Kyle Nelson to fill the open roster spot created by Alex Boone's holdout.

Rookie Bruce Ellington was activated from the Active/Non-Football Injury list.