San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (10) throws the ball in opposition to Dallas Cowboys defensive halt Dorance Armstrong (92) in the 2nd quarter in a NFC Wild Card playoff soccer sport at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, USA, on Jan 16, 2022. (Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports actions By technique of Arena Level Media)
San Francisco 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan said Monday that quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo sprained his throwing shoulder in the midst of the 2nd quarter of Sunday’s playoff utilize in opposition to the Dallas Cowboys.
Garoppolo is anticipated so as to utilize half when the 49ers return to employ Tuesday, with Shanahan saying the starter’s shoulder is totally “a microscopic” sprained.
“He needed to play thru some distress and stuff, but he ended up testing all honest,” Shanahan said. “True a slight shoulder sprain and he desires to be excellent for (Tuesday’s) apply.”
Garoppolo modified into as soon as already dealing with a torn ligament in his honest thumb, which caused him to miss one typical-season sport, by which Trey Lance led San Francisco to a Week 17 utilize over the Houston Texans. Lance moreover started in situation of Garoppolo in Week 5 — a loss to the Arizona Cardinals — whereas Garoppolo nursed a calf smash.
Garoppolo, 30, accomplished 16 of 25 passes Sunday for 172 yards and one interception and no sacks because the 49ers beat Dallas 23-17. They developed to the divisional round and might possibly consult with the tip-seeded Inexperienced Bay Packers next weekend.
Shanahan moreover said that linebacker Fred Warner (sprained honest ankle) desires so as to play in opposition to Inexperienced Bay. Defensive halt Slash Bosa is in concussion protocol after struggling a head smash in the midst of the Cowboys sport, with his sport procedure unknown as of Monday.
“We’re being handsome optimistic with it,” Shanahan said of Bosa. “I’ve viewed that about a cases and he seems to be indulge in he’s in a handsome excellent situation honest now, but I’m no longer going to be the one who judges that.”
Bosa had three tackles and nil.5 sacks in opposition to Dallas. He hasn’t overlooked a sport this season and has piled up 15.5 sacks and four pressured fumbles.