The 49ers moved on from a pair of defenders today. The team announced that they’ve waived cornerback Briean Boddy-Calhoun and defensive lineman Alex Barrett.
It was less than a week ago that Boddy-Calhoun joined the organization. He signed with the 49ers practice squad last week, and he was subsequently promoted to the active roster. He ended up getting on the field for San Francisco’s loss to Washington, collecting 16 special teams snaps.
The former undrafted free agent out of Minnesota had a solid rookie campaign for the Browns, compiling 43 tackles, 11 passes defended, and three interceptions (including one pick-six). He got into 29 games for Cleveland over the following two seasons before joining the Texans in 2019. His stint in Houston didn’t last long; he was released towards the end of the campaign and had a late-season cameo with the Colts. He remained a free agent for much of the 2020 season.
Barrett, a 2017 undrafted free agent out of San Diego State, has had previous stints with the Lions, Raiders, and the San Diego Fleet of the defunct Alliance of American Football. He saw time in five games for the 49ers this season, and he played a season-high 35 percent of his team’s defensive snaps during San Francisco’s Week 7 win over the Patriots.
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