We have a winner in 49ers roster-projection contest ... sort of

September 1, 2012, 2:08 pm
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EDITOR'S NOTE: Be sure to read Matt Maiocco's comment in the section below...

Prior to the third exhibition game, I published my projection for the 49ers' 53-man roster. And I encouraged others to submit their own roster adjustments.In my projection, I missed four. I failed to include running back Anthony Dixon, tight end Garrett Celek, defensive lineman Ian Williams and safety Darcel McBath as players who would survive the initial cut to 53 players.I swung and missed for roster spots on quarterback Josh Johnson, special-teamer Rock Cartwright, offensive lineman Mike Person and special-teamer Colin Jones, whom the 49ers traded to the Carolina Panthers on Friday.RECAP: 49ers initial 53-man roster breakdown
The rules for those commenting their own projections were: 1) Your projection must be made before Sunday's 49ers game against the Denver Broncos; and 2) You must have a correct roster adjustment without any misses.There were more than 140 comments that met the time criteria, and the only winner is @born2ruk, who correctly predicted Ian Williams would win a roster spot at the expense of Colin Jones. Congratulations on a job well done.