49ers open apply window for LB Kwon Alexander, who might return for the NFC Championship – Niners Nation

49ers open apply window for LB Kwon Alexander, who might return for the NFC Championship – Niners Nation
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The San Francisco 49ers returned to apply on Thursday, and so did a well-recognized face. Linebacker Kwon Alexander returned to apply as effectively. This was the primary time since Alexander stepped onto the sphere since he tore his pectoral muscle on October 31. The staff opened the apply window for Alexander, and he could be the second and last participant they will take off the injured reserve. Kentavius Street was the primary participant that the Niners designated to return from the injured reserve listing. Shanahan mentioned earlier within the week that he wouldn’t be prepared for the Divisional spherical. Nonetheless, if the 49ers are lucky sufficient to advance to the NFC Championship sport, Alexander has an opportunity to play.

Alexander was carrying a blue, non-contact jersey. Security Jaquiski Tartt additionally returned to apply on Thursday. Tartt had on a non-contact jersey as effectively. Tartt suffered fractured ribs on December 1 in opposition to the Ravens. I feel the staff dealt with his harm very effectively, because the Divisional spherical offers Tartt the right period of time to heal from his rib harm. Tartt was reportedly transferring round significantly better this week than he was final week.

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Nonetheless, no Dee Ford through the media portion of apply, as he continues to get better from a hamstring pressure. I don’t suppose it can be crucial for him to apply contemplating at this stage within the season, there’s minimal contact. Ford must construct up his stamina and get in-game form. It’s powerful to construct your cardio once you’re affected by a hamstring harm. Should you push your self too far, you threat struggling a setback. Ford probably wouldn’t be thrown into the beginning lineup and be requested to play 60+ snaps, however having him play 30 snaps would go alongside method in disrupting whoever the 49ers play subsequent Saturday.

Mike Particular person was restricted as he nonetheless recovers from a neck harm. The 49ers don’t need to file an harm report till Tuesday of subsequent week with the sport being on Saturday. These may be considered as bonus practices due to the bye week. Here’s a listing of gamers on the roster who’re not eligible to return for the postseason:

Jason Verrett

Trent Taylor

Jalen Hurd

D.J. Jones

Ronald Blair

Marquise Goodwin

Weston Richburg

Jullian Taylor

Damontre Moore

Jerick McKinnon

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