49ers release Josh Johnson, 5th time he's been cut by club and 15th time overall in his career

Veteran was 1 of 5 QBs on the roster

The 49ers have reportedly clipped Josh Johnson from the roster, the FIFTH time that the journey man quarterback has been released by the team, per Tom Pelissero of NFL Network and SiriusXM NFL Radio.

Here's the full remarkable context:

With Johnson jettisoned, the 49ers now have Jimmy Garoppolo, Trey Lance, Josh Rosen and Nate Sudfeld on the roster.

The team also released tight end Daniel Helm and signed wide receiver Andy Jones, per Cam Inman of The Bay Area News group. Oh, and look which familiar face could be back.