The moves were announced Wednesday, three days after the Niners (14-5) lost 23-17 to the rival Seahawks in the NFC championship game at Seattle.
Also signed are: tackle Carter Bykoski, safety DJ Campbell, running back Jewel Hampton, guard Al Netter, nose tackle Mike Purcell, wide receivers David Reed, Chuck Jacobs, Devon Wylie and DeMarco Sampson, punter Colton Schmidt, cornerback Dax Swanson and defensive tackle Christian Tupou.
Bethel-Thompson was claimed off of waivers from the Minnesota Vikings on Oct. 9 and placed on the practice squad Nov. 27, where he spent the remainder of the season.
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