The San Francisco 49ers announced that they have released WR Kerry Taylor from the team’s practice squad and signed C Chase Beeler to the unit.
Beeler (6-3, 285) originally signed with the 49ers as an undrafted free agent on 7/27/11 and was released last week. He was signed to San Francisco’s practice squad on 9/4/11.
A 23-year old native of Jenks, OK, Beeler started 32 games at Stanford after transferring from Oklahoma following his freshman year. In 2010, he was named AP first-team All-American, first-team All-Pac-10 and second-team All-American by the Walter Camp Football Foundation. He graduated from Stanford with a degree in history.
Taylor (6-0, 197) originally signed as an undrafted free agent with the Green Bay Packers on 7/28/11 and was released following training camp. He was then signed to the New England Patriots practice squad on 9/5/11 and was later released on 9/16. The 49ers signed him on 10/12/11 to the practice squad.
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