SANTA CLARA — While the 49ers competently saved the maximum of their pinnacle gamers out of Saturday night’s exhibition opener, 3 nonetheless were given harm within the starting quarter. Then news broke of extra widespread damage. Trent Taylor, one of the 49ers’ top huge receivers, underwent foot surgical operation Friday, fashionable supervisor John Lynch discovered on KPIX’s television broadcast for the duration of the 49ers’ 17-nine win over the Dallas Cowboys. Taylor was the main candidate because of the slot receiver and reprised his role as a famous goal for Jimmy Garoppolo. Coach Kyle Shanahan said Taylor’s wish would possibly return for the Sept. 8 opener, but 4 to six weeks is the projected recovery after repairing his “Jones fracture” of the 5th metatarsal.
Taylor tweeted that he’ll leave out “more than one video game; however, I’ll be back soon and better than ever; I promise you that!! With Taylor sidelined, the 49ers’ options as slot receivers are Jordan Matthews, Deebo Samuel, Richie James, and Jalen Hurd; the latter added two landing catches in his NFL debut Saturday nighttime. It’s been one damage after the alternative this week for a 49ers crew plagued through health issues since instructing.
Kyle Shanahan and Lynch arrived in 2017.
Even although the 49ers sat nearly 30 top players, three gamers exited in the first area with injuries: swing tackle Shon Coleman (ankle), special-groups ace Raheem Mostert (concussion), and nose address D.J. Jones (knee). Offensive lineman Najee Toran (hand) exited inside the 2nd 1/2. Taylor’s damage went unreported till Lynch seemed within the broadcast booth with Tim Ryan and Greg Papa. It became a wonder to us all. I assume he finished Thursday’s exercise with a touchdown from Garoppolo, after which went in got his foot checked,” Lynch told KPIX.
Apparently, it’s been bothering him at some point of camp, but he comes off the back harm — in no way said anything approximately it, wasn’t limping. He had a damaged foot, and they inserted a screw-on Friday. We’re hopeful that early in the yr that he’ll be back. After an excellent rookie season (43 catches, 430 yards, touchdowns), Taylor required returned surgical procedure throughout the 2018 offseason, and his production was cut in half-closing season (26 receptions, 215 yards, one landing). On Wednesday, the 49ers noticed top draft choose Nick Bosa and cornerback Jason Verrett maintain ankle accidents to preserve them out of the exhibition season.
Training camp’s other important worries are knee troubles for protective stop Dee Ford and walking back Jerick McKinnon. The 49ers kept almost 30 gamers out of uniform for Saturday’s exhibition, including Garoppolo, who’s slated to play within the next two exhibitions, Aug. 19 at Denver and Aug. 24 at Kansas City. Nick Mullens, who closed remaining season with a three-five file, took all of Saturday’s first-1/2 snaps. He finished 11-of-15 passes for one zero five yards with a touchdown, an interception and a seventy six.8 passer rating.