SANTA CLARA -- The 49ers will open the season with five wide receivers on their 53-man roster after veterans Lavelle Hawkins and Austin Collie did not survive the team's last round of scheduled cu
Long-snapper Brian Jennings figured to set the franchise record for most consecutive games played when the 49ers open the regular season next Sunday against the Green Bay Packers.
Editor's note: The 49ers must trim their roster from 75 players to reach the NFL's regular-season limit of 53 players by 3 p.m. on Saturday.
This much is known: Veteran Seneca Wallace had no chance to stick with the 49ers after coach Jim Harbaugh announced Colt McCoy would start the season as the team's backup quarterback.
Kyle Williams is expected to open the season as the 49ers' punt returner, as LaMichael James sustained a knee injury Thursday night that is estimated to keep him out of action for three weeks.