Wide receiver Michael Crabtree has been cleared to practice and is expected to be added to the 49ers’ 53-man roster within the next three weeks.
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Three weeks ago, the 49ers had a full roster and a bunch of players on reserve lists who became eligible to be added to the 53-man roster.
What else could have gone wrong for the 49ers?
One of their top playmakers from the previous season, which ended with a painful Super Bowl loss, sustained a torn Achilles tendon in May.