49ers injury report: CMC, Mitchell rest at practice initially appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea
Previous to the beginning of apply, coach Kyle Shanahan shared a number of of his star gamers — together with working again Christian McCaffrey and receiver Deebo Samuel — could be sidelined for the on-field session however are anticipated to play in Sunday’s NFC Championship Sport in opposition to the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Monetary Area.
“I anticipate them to, however there are not any ensures,” Shanahan mentioned. “Particularly it being the NFC Championship Sport, I feel there’s a greater likelihood they are going to be prepared since there’s nothing assured after this. Hopefully. We are going to hold our fingers crossed.”
Operating again Elijah Mitchell didn’t take part in apply as a consequence of a groin harm. Jimmy Garoppolo (foot) additionally sat out, and Shanahan mentioned he doesn’t anticipate the veteran quarterback to apply this week.
As soon as apply opened, Samuel was seen on the sector throughout the early portion of apply for particular person drills. Previous to apply Shanahan shared that Samuel’s ankle harm was not particularly from Sunday’s divisional-round matchup in opposition to the Cowboys.
“It’s been there for slightly bit,” Shanahan mentioned. “I feel he might be alright, nevertheless it involved us sufficient to not let him go at this time.”
Within the win over the Cowboys, McCaffrey was on the sector for 44 performs, or 67 % of the offensive snaps. Mitchell carried the ball 14 instances in his 22 snaps (33 %). Each gamers incurred the accidents in Sunday’s contest however returned to the sport.
McCaffrey and Mitchell have been absent from the sector throughout the open portion of apply. Their participation by the rest of the week might be a extra correct indicator of their availability within the NFC Championship Sport.
Trent Williams was not listed in Shanahan’s preliminary report, however the left sort out was not on the sector throughout the open portion of apply. The All-Professional is probably going taking his standard early-week relaxation day.
49ers harm report (Jan. 25)
Not taking part:
RB Christian McCaffrey (calf)
RB Elijah Mitchell (groin)
WR Deebo Samuel (ankle)
QB Jimmy Garoppolo (foot)
DE Charles Omenihu (indirect)
CB Ambry Thomas (ankle)