The San Francisco 49ers didn’t have follow on Monday, but when they did, one in every of their key offensive gamers, Brandon Aiyuk, wouldn’t have been capable of take part. Aiyuk was listed as a non-participant on the workforce’s estimated damage report resulting from a shoulder damage he sustained throughout their victory over the Rams. Regardless of the damage, Aiyuk managed to catch three passes for 43 yards and performed in 53 p.c of the workforce’s offensive snaps. There may be nonetheless a chance that Aiyuk will be capable to play in Thursday’s sport towards the Giants, however the fast turnaround could pose a problem.
Head coach Kyle Shanahan said that it’s nonetheless too early to find out the extent of Aiyuk’s damage and whether or not he’ll be capable to play. Aiyuk has been a big contributor to the workforce’s offense this season, with 11 receptions for 172 yards and two touchdowns.
Along with Aiyuk, cornerback Ambry Thomas was additionally listed on the damage report as a restricted participant resulting from a knee damage. Thomas performed in 14 snaps on protection and two snaps on particular groups throughout Sunday’s win.