49ers reinstate Cedric Thornton from the Reserve/Retired List

Defensive lineman originally signed last summer only to retire

Kirsten Moran
April 15, 2019 - 2:56 pm

Cedric Thornton is officially back with the 49ers. The team announced that the defenisve lineman has been reinstated from the Reserve/Retired List.

Thornton foreshadowded the move, retweeting the following post from ESPN's Field Yates:

Thornton who played with the Eagles from 2011-2015, the Cowboys in 2016 and Buffalo Bills in 2017, originally signed with the 49ers last July only to retire a month later. 

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