Two of the 49ers’ greatest defenders, after leaving final week’s sport towards Dallas with accidents, can be accessible on Saturday night time. The workforce introduced Friday that star defensive finish Nick Bosa, who missed the second half with a concussion, has been cleared to play once more. He’ll be part of linebacker Fred Warner, who had sprained an ankle, in San Francisco’s stellar entrance seven.
Coach Kyle Shanahan additionally mentioned Thursday that quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, hampered by a torn ligament in his proper thumb and a sprained proper shoulder, can be prepared.
“And he’s thrown the ball nice,” Shanahan mentioned. “He’s appeared pretty much as good as he did the week earlier than.”
The Packers, benefiting from the first-round bye awarded to the N.F.C.’s prime 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 towards Seattle.
The offensive line will regain proper sort out Billy Turner, who has missed the final month with a knee harm, and heart Josh Myers, who performed 32 snaps within the season finale in his first motion since injuring his knee in Week 6. Additionally, left sort out 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.
Nonetheless, receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling (again), a prime downfield risk, is uncertain.