SANTA CLARA, Calif. — After three of their 4 operating backs suffered accidents in Sunday’s win in opposition to the Philadelphia Eagles, the San Francisco 49ers returned to the Bay Space unsure of which of these backs could be accessible for subsequent week’s sport in opposition to the Green Bay Packers.
And whereas a few of that uncertainty stays, Niners coach Kyle Shanahan stated Monday that solely one of many three backs could be dominated out for subsequent week and past.
One week after beginning operating again Raheem Mostert was misplaced to season-ending surgical procedure on the “chipped cartilage” in his left knee, the Niners now determine to be with out backup JaMycal Hasty for a minimum of the subsequent few weeks.
Hasty suffered a excessive ankle sprain with about six minutes left within the 17-11 win over the Eagles. He didn’t return to the sport and additional exams Monday revealed the sprain, which typically comes with a minimum of a three-week restoration, making Hasty a candidate to land on injured reserve.
In higher operating again information for the Niners, rookies Elijah Mitchell (proper shoulder) and Trey Sermon (concussion) a minimum of have an opportunity to play in opposition to the Packers on Sunday night time. Mitchell is taken into account day-to-day and Sermon should clear concussion protocol to have the ability to play.
“JaMycal is the one one which’s for positive out,” Shanahan stated. “Elijah and Trey have an opportunity, so we’ll see how this week goes.”
Mitchell, Hasty and Sermon suffered their accidents inside a span of about 5 minutes in opposition to the Eagles. At one level, the 49ers had to make use of Trenton Cannon, who they’d simply claimed on waivers Wednesday, to fill in.
Because it stands, Cannon is the one wholesome operating again on the lively roster, although the 49ers even have Kerryon Johnson on the follow squad.
Whereas Shanahan is remaining optimistic that one or each of Mitchell and Sermon might be accessible this week, the Niners are doing their diligence on potential operating again additions. Shanahan stated the crew is bringing in veterans T.J. Yeldon, Duke Johnson and Lamar Miller for exercises within the subsequent day or so.