The only healthy cornerbacks on the 49ers roster are Emmanuel Moseley, Deommodore Lenoir, Dre Kirkpatrick, and rookie Ambry Thomas.
SANTA CLARA – The cornerback of the San Francisco 49ers, Josh Norman, spent the night in a local hospital after leaving Sunday’s game against the Green bay packers with injured lungs, a source told Ed Werder of ESPN.
Norman he was still in the hospital this morning, receiving diagnoses and treatment, according to the source. Norman was seen walking into the medical store on the Niners ‘bench in the second period, moments after he had caused a fumble from the Niners’ running back. Packers, Aaron Jones, who went out of the field, and the Niners they managed to stop on the fourth down at their 3-yard line.
After a while, Norman he walked to the locker room and did not return to the game. Played 30 chances against Green bay and was credited with a takedown and a forced fumble.
After the match, the head coach of the Niners, Kyle Shanahan, said he was unsure of the severity of the injury to Norman, who was making his first start for the 49ers since he signed on September 6, claiming the incumbent position on the opposite side of Emmanuel Moseley.
He was not the only injured cornerback of the 49ers Sunday night. Nickel corner K’Waun Williams he left in the first period with a calf injury, and did not return to the game.
“I’m not sure of anything beyond that,” he explained. Shanahan. “But I’m always worried once the calf thing happened and it didn’t come back.”
Lose to Norman already Williams from early on he forced the Niners to spend Sunday night shuffling through his few healthy cornerbacks against the quarterback Aaron Rodgers of the Packers. Dontae johnson replaced Norman, with the newbie Deommodore Lenoir replacing Williams before Johnson suffered a nerve problem in his shoulder that pushed Lenoir to the perimeter. Johnson was able to return, but the Niners had no other healthy cornerbacks apart from Moseley, Lenoir and Johnson.
Rodgers finished 23-of-33 for 261 yards and two touchdowns, and the Niners were penalized for three defensive pass interference for 81 yards, two of them against cornerbacks Moseley and Lenoir. With 37 seconds to play, Rodgers completed two passes to wide receiver Davante adams for 42 yards, setting up the winning field goal. If the injury of Norman forces you to miss out on extended time, Niners They could again be forced to seek help in a weakened position. The owner Jason verrett was sidelined for the remainder of the season from Week 1 against the Detroit Lions, after suffering a right anterior cruciate ligament tear.
As things stand, the only healthy cornerbacks on the squad are Moseley (who came back from his own knee injury), Lenoir, the veteran Dre Kirkpatrick (who signed on September 14) and the rookie Ambry Thomas. Kirkpatrick and Thomas were deactivated prior to the match against the Packers.