Two of the 49ers’ finest defenders, after leaving final week’s sport in opposition to Dallas with accidents, will probably be accessible on Saturday night time. The staff introduced Friday that star defensive finish Nick Bosa, who missed the second half with a concussion, has been cleared to play once more. He will be part of linebacker Fred Warner, who had sprained an ankle, in San Francisco’s stellar entrance seven.
Coach Kyle Shanahan additionally stated Thursday that quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, hampered by a torn ligament in his proper thumb and a sprained proper shoulder, will probably be prepared.
“And he’s thrown the ball great,” Shanahan stated. “He’s looked as good as he did the week before.”
The Packers, benefiting from the first-round bye awarded to the N.F.C.’s high seed, additionally regained a slew of reinforcements. They activated from injured reserve receiver Randall Cobb, out since late November after present process core muscle surgical procedure; linebacker Za’Darius Smith, who hasn’t performed since Week 1; and linebacker Whitney Mercilus, who tore his biceps Nov. 14 in opposition to Seattle.
The offensive line will regain proper deal with Billy Turner, who has missed the final month with a knee harm, and middle Josh Myers, who performed 32 snaps within the season finale in his first motion since injuring his knee in Week 6. Also, left deal with David Bakhtiari (he performed 27 snaps in Week 18, his first sport since tearing a knee ligament final season) and cornerback Jaire Alexander (out since Week 4 with a shoulder harm), although listed as questionable, will probably play.
However, receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling (again), a high downfield menace, is uncertain.