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SANTA CLARA, Calif. — San Francisco 49ers cornerback Josh Norman is again with the team immediately after spending the night time in the healthcare facility with a bruised lung suffered early in Sunday’s video game versus the Inexperienced Bay Packers.
Norman’s damage transpired early in the 2nd quarter when he took a helmet to the chest. He spit up blood and additional examination disclosed he had some fluid in his lungs, in accordance to mentor Kyle Shanahan.
On leaving the healthcare facility, Norman returned to the group and took part in conferences Monday afternoon. Shanahan explained Norman is regarded as working day-to-working day and there is certainly a prospect he could play this week against the Seattle Seahawks, assuming he passes the needed checks.
“There is certainly a likelihood (he could perform this 7 days),” Shanahan claimed. “The way that goes, he has got to distinct some imaging, he’s got to go the CT scans to get back again to follow. From what I am told, that could just take anyplace from a person day to all through the 7 days so we are just going to have to keep monitoring that every single working day as the week goes.”
With 10:48 remaining in the next quarter, Norman tackled Packers managing back again Aaron Jones, leading to a fumble that went out of bounds at San Francisco’s 3 and the Niners obtained a fourth-down end on the subsequent perform.
“I consider the back again put his helmet suitable in his chest and just acquired him in a sensitive location,” Shanahan explained.
Quickly immediately after, Norman was viewed coming into the blue medical tent on the Niners’ sideline and then walked to the locker space prior to halftime.
Norman did not return to the recreation. He performed 30 snaps from Eco-friendly Bay and was credit score with a deal with and a compelled fumble. Norman was building his initial start off with the 49ers considering that signing on Sept. 6, boasting the career opposite Emmanuel Moseley.
Norman was not the only 49ers cornerback injured Sunday evening. Nickel cornerback K’Waun Williams has a calf strain and will overlook “a number of months,” according to Shanahan.
Dropping Norman and Williams early forced the Niners to invest Sunday juggling their number of wholesome cornerbacks against Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Dontae Johnson changed Norman with rookie Deommodore Lenoir filling in for Williams before Johnson endured a shoulder stinger that pushed Lenoir back again to the exterior. Johnson was able to return to the video game but the Niners had no other healthy corners active following Moseley, Lenoir and Johnson.
Rodgers completed 23-of-33 for 261 yards and two touchdowns and the Niners ended up called for 3 defensive go interference penalties for 81 yards with two of these going from corners Moseley and Lenoir. With 37 seconds left, Rodgers accomplished two passes to receiver Davante Adams for 42 yards towards the Niners’ depleted secondary to established up the sport-profitable discipline target. The accidents to Norman and Williams appear right after starter Jason Verrett was misplaced for the year in 7 days 1 from the Detroit Lions since of a torn suitable ACL.
As it stands, the only balanced corners on the roster are Moseley (who just returned from his personal knee injuries), Lenoir, veteran Dre Kirkpatrick (who just signed on Sept. 14) and rookie Ambry Thomas. Kirkpatrick and Thomas have been pregame inactives versus the Packers.
Shanahan claimed it is really feasible the workforce will have to insert again at the placement, nevertheless a single in-property risk is Davontae Harris, who is envisioned to return to observe on Wednesday following lacking the initially a few weeks on hurt reserve with a hamstring difficulty.
Any attainable exterior addition will be talked about in the following 24 several hours.
“You have obtained to be relaxed with whoever we have on the roster,” Shanahan said. “No matter if it really is working back again or whether or not it truly is corner, it truly is future guy up.”
In other 49ers harm information, Shanahan claimed limited finish George Kittle is dealing with some calf soreness and will also be day to working day this week.