The coronavirus does not cease in its attacks towards NFL. Just a few hours from Thursday Night Football between the Packers Y 49ers, the San Francisco franchise closed its training facilities, after a positive case for COVID-19 was confirmed. Although initially the identity was not revealed, it was confirmed that the recipient Kendrick bourne He was the one who was infected.
Immediately and as a precautionary measure, 49ers They chose to close their facilities to prevent the virus from spreading and affecting more players. However, the game against Green Bay could be postponed, as has happened with commitments from weeks ago. For now, the NFL It has not issued a position on the matter, but it is expected that the entire San Francisco franchise will undergo new tests to rule out more positives.
How do they get to the game?
The duel between 49ers Y Packers he’s one of the hottest in Week 9. So far, San Francisco is 4-4 and last in the NFC West. Therefore, they are bound to triumph. While Green Bay is the leader in the North with a 5-2 record. Aaron Rodgers’ team has only lost two games, against the Buccaneers and Vikings, so they arrive as favorites at the commitment.
49ers, without Jimmy Garoppolo
The season of 49ers It has not been expected by all fans. In addition to making a few mistakes on the grid, injuries have become San Francisco’s worst enemy. After falling for the weekend with the Seahawks, the quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo He suffered a sprained ankle, which he would have been out for at least six weeks and could miss the rest of the season.
“When you have those sprained ankle, you relapse several times, but this one was different because of the way he was injured. So basically, it’s about doing everything again differently, ”confirmed coach Kyle Shanahan. “If he requires surgery, then he will be out all year, if not, we hope he will be out for six weeks and have a chance to come back at the end,” added the San Francisco head coach.