The 49ers had solely two gamers with designations for this week’s recreation in opposition to the Cowboys. They dominated out quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (foot) and cornerback Ambry Thomas (ankle) for Sunday’s divisional spherical matchup.
Each, although, are getting nearer to a return.
Garoppolo is out of his strolling boot and returned to the observe discipline for rehab work on the facet this week, 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan mentioned Friday.
Garoppolo, who stays on the 53-player roster, has a “higher probability” to return for the Tremendous Bowl if the 49ers get there than he does to return again for a doable NFC Championship Recreation subsequent week.
“I’d be stunned [if Garoppolo was available next week], however I believe it relies upon how on this complete weekend goes and stuff, however suppose there’s an outdoor probability,” Shanahan mentioned.
Garoppolo broke his foot through the 49ers’ Week 13 recreation in opposition to the Dolphins.
He began 10 video games this season, and the 49ers went 7-3, as Garoppolo threw 16 touchdowns and 4 interceptions.
He turns into a free agent this spring and is predicted to play elsewhere subsequent season.
Shanahan mentioned Thomas might return subsequent week.
“I believe there’s an opportunity,” he mentioned.
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