|Team:||San Francisco 49ers|
|Ht / Wt:||6'4" / 249 lb.|
|Born:||May 16, 1997|
|Drafted:||2020 / UDFA|
The 49ers activated Harrell (undisclosed) from the practice squad COVID-19 list Wednesday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Analysis: The 49ers then signed Harrell to a reserve/future deal, according to Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay Area. As an undrafted rookie out of Arkansas, Harrell spent much of the 2020 campaign on San Francisco's practice squad.
Harrell was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list Wednesday, Jennifer Lee Chan of NBC Sports reports.
Analysis: Harrell and fellow practice squad member Josh Hokit were both placed on the list. It's not known at this time whether either player tested positive for the virus themselves or came in close contact with somebody who tested positive.
Harrell signed with the 49ers' practice squad Thursday.
Analysis: With practice-squad member Shawn Poindexter landing on the injured list, a spot opened up for the 24-year-old Harrell. The Arkansas product was cut from San Francisco's practice squad on Wednesday, but he quickly finds himself shuffling back to the facility with the team entering its Week 15 matchup against the Cowboys.
Harrell was cut from San Francisco's practice squad Wednesday, Jennifer Lee Chan of NBC Sports San Francisco reports.
Analysis: San Francisco has three healthy tight ends on its roster and just designated starter George Kittle to return from IR, so the team no longer views Harrell as necessary emergency depth. Harrell will hope to latch on with another team's practice squad or roster.
Chase was removed from suspension Monday, per the NFL's official transaction wire.
Analysis: The Arkansas product served a six-game suspension for violation of the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing drugs, but he is now able to return as a member of San Francisco's practice squad. Harrell has not yet seen the field in his rookie campaign, but with George Kittle (foot) having shifted to injured reserve Nov. 5, he may get an opportunity down the stretch should the 4-5 49ers fall out of contention completely.
Harrell has been suspended six games for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances, Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
Analysis: Harrell, currently on San Francisco's practice squad, will be eligible for reinstatement on Friday, Nov. 6. With veteran Jordan Reed (knee) expected to miss six to eight weeks, the team opted to sign Daniel Helm from Tampa Bay's practice squad.
Harrell was cut by the 49ers on Saturday.
Analysis: Harrell was unable to carve out a role in a deep tight end room. Jordan Reed, Ross Dwelley and Charlie Woerner will round out the depth chart behind George Kittle.
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