The 53-man roster - for now

The 49ers waived 15 players Saturday to get down to the NFL-mandated 53-player roster limit, but that roster is sure to see at least a few more changes before the Sept. 11 season opener against the St. Louis Rams. Here's a list of players who survived the initial cut:

RETURNING VETERANS (37): NG Anthony Adams, DB Mike Adams, RB Kevan Barlow, WR/PR Arnaz Battle, FB Fred Beasley, FB/TE Steve Bush, S Dwaine Carpenter, DE Andre Carter, QB Ken Dorsey, OT Kwame Harris, C-OG Eric Heitmann, RB/KR Maurice Hicks, RB Terry Jackson, LS Brian Jennings, TE Eric Johnson, P Andy Lee, S Keith Lewis, WR Brandon Lloyd, LB Brandon Moore, C Jeremy Newberry, S Tony Parrish, LB Julian Peterson, QB Cody Pickett, CB Ahmed Plummer, LB Saleem Rasheed, QB Tim Rattay, S Mike Rumph, OG Justin Smiley, LB/DE Corey Smith, LB Derek Smith, NB Isaac Sopoaga, CB Shawntae Spencer, LB Jeff Ulbrich, TE Aaron Walker, LB Jamie Winborn, WR Rashaun Woods, DE Bryant Young

VETERANS NEW TO THE ROSTER (6): DE Marques Douglas, DE Travis Hall, OT Jonas Jennings, WR Johnnie Morton, K Joe Nedney, OG Tony Wragge

ROOKIE DRAFT PICKS (9): OG-C David Baas, TE Billy Bajema, OT Patrick Estes, NG Ronald Fields, RB Frank Gore, CB Derrick Johnson, WR/KR Rasheed Marshall, QB Alex Smith, OG-OT Adam Snyder


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