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49ers Are Re-Signing Veteran Running Back To Practice Squad On Wednesday

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A familiar face is back in the building for the San Francisco 49ers this Wednesday. 

After releasing running back Tevin Coleman from the team's 53-man roster yesterday, David Lombardi announced this afternoon that San Francisco has re-signed the running back to their practice squad. 

"The 49ers have indeed re-signed Tevin Coleman to the practice squad, as expected when they released him from the 53 yesterday. Denver poached Marlon Mack off of SF's practice squad earlier this week, creating an opening that the 49ers used for the Verrett shuffle," The Athletic's David Lombardi reported Wednesday.

After the Denver Broncos took Marlon Mack from San Francisco's practice squad this week, the 49ers hoped Coleman would be available to be re-signed following his release Tuesday, which he ultimately was today.

While Coleman won't likely see a ton of snaps unless injuries hit the San Francisco backfield, the former third-round pick of the Falcons back in 2015 has averaged north of four yards per carry in six of his eight NFL seasons. 

The 49ers will instead look to implement another recently-acquired running back, Christian McCaffrey, into their Week 8 game plan as San Francisco takes on the Los Angeles Rams.