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Report: Carlos Rogers to be cut by San Francisco 49ers

The San Francisco 49ers might be down both starting cornerbacks by the end of the week.

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Tarell Brown is already set to hit the open market on Tuesday. Now the 49ersare releasingCarlos Rogers, reports ESPN.com's Josina Anderson.

Due $6.6 million in salary and bonuses and turning 33 before the start of the 2014 season, Rogers was never going to return unless he accepted a pay cut. His release will create $5.1 million in salary cap space for the 49ers.

Rogers had started in all 48 regular-season games since Jim Harbaugh took over as head coach. Then again, his role was diminished in the playoffs last year after an injury.

Even with Chris Culliver returning from knee reconstruction surgery and Tramaine Brock emerging as a top-flight nickel back, cornerback will be a position of need for San Francisco entering free agency.

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