The San Francisco 49ers set their focus to the Philadelphia Eagles on Wednesday because the staff held their first apply of the week from the SAP Efficiency Facility. Not available was quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, who missed the 49ers Week 3 win over the New York Giants. Garoppolo continues to work his manner again from a excessive ankle sprain suffered in Week 2’s victory over the New York Jets.
Regardless of lacking Wednesday’s session, the 49ers quarterback hasn’t been dominated out for Sunday’s match. The staff nonetheless has time earlier than making a call ought to the quarterback make a wholesome return to apply previous to the primetime matchup towards the Eagles.
“He is simply acquired to have the ability to be wholesome when it comes to, he can run round and shield himself and make throws,” Kyle Shanahan mentioned on Wednesday. “Anytime we’re coping with an ankle, you may really feel alright while you’re standing there, however can you progress round and get into awkward positions with out hurting your self?
“That is actually what we would must see. It might be powerful for us to see that and actually decide that if he did not get into apply. So, I am hoping he can get on the market for at the very least one stay interval, and we’ve got these all the best way up till Friday. So, we have simply acquired to see that he is wholesome. However that will not be capable to occur if he cannot get sufficient apply.”
The 49ers additionally practiced with out Dee Ford (again), Raheem Mostert (knee), Dre Greenlaw (quad), K’Waun Williams (hip), Emmanuel Moseley (concussion) and Jordan Reed (knee) on Wednesday.
Regardless of being with out a lot of starters, George Kittle made his return to apply. The tight finish was a full participant after lacking the final two contests with a knee harm. Kittle makes a well timed return because the 49ers are prone to place Reed on quick time period Injured Reserve. Reed was having a stable begin with the 49ers, together with his two-touchdown efficiency towards the Jets, earlier than struggling an MCL sprain the next week.
Moreover, the 49ers opened the apply window for Deebo Samuel (foot), who was positioned on Injured Reserve forward of Week 1. There isn’t any indication simply but whether or not the wideout shall be available on Sunday towards the Eagles. Nonetheless, Shanahan believes the receiver has the potential to go well with up if he can string collectively an encouraging sequence of practices this week.
“He is wholesome, so I simply wish to see him on the market and get again within the swing of enjoying soccer,” Shanahan mentioned. “It has been some time since he has. I do know he is been working exhausting on his personal with our trainers and everybody else with rehab. However we simply must see him undergo three days (of apply) and what kind of form he is in. And if he can shield himself, he’ll be on the market.”