Santa Clara, CA (Sports Network) - The San Francisco 49ers announced on
Saturday that several of their players will not be ready for the start of
training camp, including wide receiver Mario Manningham.
The team placed Manningham, fellow wideout Kyle Williams, running back Kendall
Hunter and linebacker Darius Fleming on the active/physically unable to
Manningham is coming off multiple knee surgeries, while Williams is coming
back from surgery to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left
San Francisco also designated rookie running back Marcus Lattimore, defensive
tackles Tank Carradine and Quinton Dial and tackle Luke Marquardt for the non-
football injury list.
Lattimore, the team's fourth-round draft pick, was expected to land on the
list as he attempts to comeback from a gruesome knee injury that ended his
collegiate career at South Carolina. Carradine, a second-round selection (40th
overall) in April's draft, is making his way back from a torn ACL he suffered
while playing for Florida State last November.
Players on either list count against the 90-man roster limit, but can be
activated any time before the final cuts of training camp.
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