Talanoa Hufanga enters concussion protocol; 49ers avoid other serious injuries

The 49ers dodged a couple of bullets relating to injuries of their 28-14 loss to the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. 

Further checking out on cornerback Charvarius “Mooney” Ward, who left the sport with a groin damage, got here again unfavourable and he’s daily. The fifth-year professional most likely shall be cleared to play this Sunday towards the Kansas City Chiefs.

Right take on Mike McGlinchey, who left the sport with a calf contusion after enjoying 22 snaps, could also be daily with an opportunity to go back this week.

Starting protection Talanoa Hufanga, who used to be evaluated for a concussion early within the recreation and went thru checking out once more following the loss, felt signs on Monday. He has since entered the NFL’s concussion protocol and relying on his restoration, may leave out time.

Other injuries from the sport:

  • TE Charlie Woerner — AC sprain, daily
  • LB Demetrius Flannigan Fowles — Knee tendonitis, daily
  • DL Drake Jackson — Knee sprain, daily
  • DL Samson Ebukam – Achilles tendonitis, daily

Coach Kyle Shanahan stated there’s a likelihood to have each left take on Trent Williams and go rusher Nick Bosa are again in time for this Sunday’s recreation towards Chiefs. While the analysis for each are unconfirmed, the outlook is a lot more sure than closing week. 

Safety Jimmie Ward had a hit surgical procedure on his hand and must have the ability to play with a protecting forged however Shanahan isn’t positive of the timeline for his go back. Shanahan stated that enjoying in Sunday’s recreation may well be “too optimistic” however is hopeful Ward will go back faster moderately than later. 


The information used to be now not as excellent for defensive take on Arik Armstead, who has been coping with plantar fasciitis along side an ankle damage. Shanahan printed Armstead’s go back is the rest however sure. 

“It’s a huge loss for us right now,” Shanahan stated on Monday. “I’d be very surprised if he was back this week but hopefully he will have a chance, maybe in L.A. (against the Rams in Week 8) If not, hopefully after the bye week which will give him another week, but we are still not sure right now.”

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Cornerback Emmanuel Moseley, who suffered a season-ending ACL damage in Week 5, stayed with the crew in West Virginia and has now not but had surgical procedure. The process shall be scheduled after the swelling has subsided within the subsequent couple of weeks. 

The 49ers typically report back to the power in Santa Clara to look at movie the day after a recreation, however Shanahan gave them the time without work, along with their common time without work on Tuesday, to ensure that them to relaxation and get again on agenda for the week forward.

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