News: The 49ers have promoted Cleveland from their practice squad, the San Jose Mercury News reports.
Impact: With fellow tight ends Vernon Davis and Vance McDonald both hurting and listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Cardinals, Cleveland gives the 49ers another healthy tight end option heading into Week 3, to go along with Derek Carrier.
News: The San Francisco 49ers have released third-string quarterback Josh Johnson before Sunday's NFC West game at Arizona. Without Johnson, the 49ers are left with Blaine Gabbert to back up Colin Kaepernick.
Impact: The 49ers made the move to clear roster room for tight end Asante Cleveland to be moved to the active roster from the practice squad. Starting tight end Vernon Davis and backup Vance McDonald both have injuries and it was unclear whether either would play against the Cardinals. Johnson, who played for coach Jim Harbaugh in college at San Diego, signed with the 49ers on May 14.