49ers sign defensive back Dexter McCoil
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have signed defensive back Dexter McCoil to a one-year contract.
The 49ers placed safety Terrell Williams Jr. on injured reserve with a leg injury Friday to make room on the roster.
McCoil originally joined the 49ers last season after the team claimed him off waivers from the Chargers in October. He played in eight games for San Francisco and registered one tackle. McCoil was waived on April 30.
49ers pick up 5th-year option on DE Arik Armstead
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have exercised the fifth-year option to keep defensive end Arik Armstead under contract through 2019.
The team announced the move Monday to pick up the option worth about $9 million. The deal is guaranteed for injury and will become fully guaranteed next March.
Armstead was taken 17th overall in 2015. He has six sacks and 56 tackles in 30 career games. Armstead played just six games last year before a season-ending broken hand.
Taylor, Turner, Doss inactive for Broncos against Chargers
DENVER (AP) — The Denver Broncos deactivated wide receiver Jordan Taylor, guard Billy Turner and cornerback Lorenzo Doss in addition to their four injured players for their game against the San Diego Chargers.
Also out for Denver are: quarterback Paxton Lynch (shoulder), running back Devontae Booker (wrist) and defensive ends Zach Kerr (knee) and Jared Crick (back).
Before Monday night's game, the Broncos added defensive tackle Tyrique Jarrett and waived Kyle Peko.
Saints top Chargers 13-7 as Brees, Rivers are both held out
CARSON, California (AP) — Alvin Kamara ran for a 50-yard touchdown as the New Orleans Saints beat the Los Angeles Chargers 13-7 on Sunday night.
Safety Dexter McCoil intercepted Ryan Nassib's fourth-quarter pass and returned it 99 yards for the Chargers' lone touchdown.