Injury Setback: 49ers Face Challenges with Purdy’s Concussion and Williams’ Groin Injury

Injury Setback: 49ers Face Challenges with Purdy’s Concussion and Williams’ Groin Injury

The San Francisco 49ers entered their Week 16 matchup with the Baltimore Ravens riding a six-game winning streak and in prime position to claim the NFC’s No. 1 seed. After the game, head coach Kyle Shanahan addressed Brock Purdy’s injury along with a few others. “49ers QB Brock Purdy suffered his second concussion in two games Monday night.

 

“You know how concussions are and it could have been worse (Tuesday),” HC Kyle Shanahan said. “But I think we’ll be fine,” ESPN insider Adam Schefter said after the Christmas Eve game. Brock Purdy’s injury will hurt the 49ers if it keeps him from moving forward. All Niners fans remember last season when a young QB got hurt in a playoff game against the Philadelphia Eagles and the team fell apart.

The 49ers have struggled when stars are injured

Speaking of falling apart, the 49ers have also struggled with injuries to key players this season. The team snapped a three-game losing streak in October when linebacker Deebo Samuel and left tackle Trent Williams went out.
Now they may have to live without Williams for a while again, and his backups aren’t in much better shape. “Additionally, LT Trent Williams suffered a groin injury,” Schefter also reported.
“His backup Jaylon Moore had a concussion and backup Aaron Banks hurt his toe. Injury issues for Sunday’s game against Washington.” Kyle Shanahan and the 49ers continue to control their destiny and will clinch first place with wins against the Washington Commander and Los Angeles Rams, but that only became more difficult when Purdy and his entire left tackle group were injured after the game. 49ers week. 16 losses to the Ravens.

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