49ers GM: Nick Bosa has ’50-50′ shot for Week 1
An ankle inconvenience in early August has kept 49ers first-round recall Prick Bosa out of be conscious.
Whether or no longer the ailment keeps the excessive-profile edge rusher from the 49ers season opener at Tampa Bay on Sept. 8 stays up within the air, in step with San Francisco general supervisor John Lynch.
“I reflect, in truth, (him having fun with in) Week 1, that’s, I assemble no longer know, 50-50,” Lynch said on the Tolbert, Krueger & Brooks podcast through The San Francisco Yarn’s Eric Branch. “However it absolutely’s going to be contact and droop as as to whether or no longer he makes it.”
Bosa, who underwent core muscle surgical treatment within the future of his junior year at Ohio Advise earlier than withdrawing for the rest of the promoting campaign and then foregoing his senior season, sustained an ankle sprain on Aug. 7.
Whether or no longer Bosa’s healthy ample to come to motion, he’ll also must acclimate himself reasonably hasty to a return to the protection.
Despite the unsure field of Bosa’s return to the sphere, Lynch is optimistic nearly the progress of his restoration.
“He’s coming along in truth properly,” Lynch said.
While Lynch believes Bosa will be lend a hand soon, his prediction for the next chapter of running lend a hand Jerick McKinnon’s comeback memoir is not very particular person that he believes will come about so hasty.
After missing the length of the 2018 season attributable to a torn ACL, McKinnon modified into as soon as eliminated from the 49ers’ engaging/physically unable to ruin list on Aug. 6. Since his return from PUP, McKinnon modified into as soon as little in be conscious earlier than he modified into as soon as shut down following a platelet-rich plasma injection in his knee, in step with The Athletic.
“That’s one thing that’s been a fluid distress,” Lynch said. “We’re correct looking to be very very most attention-grabbing. Final time, I assemble no longer reflect we rushed him when he had his flare up, but it absolutely didn’t work. So you droop lend a hand and you insist ‘What we can live higher this time to present him the handiest that that you could imagine likelihood?’ We’re looking to full that, but I reflect that ought to be soon.”
Accidents proceed to bog down San Francisco, but returns are on the horizon — initiating with the No. 2 overall recall.