Jimmy Garoppolo is coping with one other harm because the 49ers proceed their pursuit of a Tremendous Bowl title.
San Francisco coach Kyle Shanahan informed reporters Monday that Garoppolo suffered a “slight” sprain of his proper (throwing) shoulder in the course of the second quarter of the 49ers’ 23-17 victory over the Cowboys within the NFC wild-card spherical.
Shanahan mentioned that the group expects Garoppolo to be prepared not just for the group’s divisional spherical contest towards the Packers on Saturday, but additionally for observe on Tuesday.
“He needed to play by means of some ache and stuff, however he ended up testing all proper. Only a slight sprain and he needs to be good for observe,” Shanahan mentioned.
Garoppolo was already taking part in by means of an harm this postseason. He tore a ligament in his proper thumb in Week 16 towards the Titans, which induced him to overlook the group’s Week 17 recreation towards the Texans. NFL Community’s Ian Rapoport reported that Garoppolo will want offseason surgical procedure to repair the tear.
Garoppolo performed effectively sufficient for San Francisco to choose up the win Sunday, however he did battle extra within the second half. He accomplished simply 5 of 11 passes for 39 yards within the third and fourth quarters and threw an interception that helped the Cowboys get again into the sport. General, he linked on 16 of 25 makes an attempt for 172 yards with no touchdowns and an interception.
The signal-caller’s harm was one in every of a number of for the 49ers towards the Cowboys. Defensive finish Nick Bosa entered the concussion protocol and linebacker Fred Warner sprained his proper ankle, Shanahan mentioned. The group is hopeful that each will be capable of play towards Inexperienced Bay.
The final time the 49ers performed the Packers, Inexperienced Bay gained 30-28 in Week 3. Garoppolo threw for 257 yards with two touchdowns and an interception. However San Francisco has, in recent times, been a roadblock to Aaron Rodgers and the Packers. Since Rodgers turned the starter in Inexperienced Bay, the Packers are 0-3 towards the 49ers within the playoffs; most just lately, they misplaced 37-20 within the 2020 NFC championship recreation.