San Francisco 49ers defensive finish Nick Bosa has a “vital” ankle sprain and can miss the remainder of the preseason, normal supervisor John Lynch stated Thursday morning.
Lynch informed KNBR Radio in San Francisco that Bosa, the No. 2 total choose within the 2019 draft, doesn’t have a “full blown” excessive ankle sprain, however there are “components” of that damage.
The GM added that the hope is for Bosa to be prepared for the beginning of the common season towards the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sept. 8.
Lynch stated “a giant human being” fell on Bosa’s leg whereas he was engaged with another person on a working play off the correct aspect throughout Wednesday’s observe. Bosa sayed down on the sphere after the play as members of the staff’s medical workers shortly rushed to his aspect and examined the decrease a part of his proper leg and ankle.
Bosa left Wednesday’s observe early after he appeared to get twisted up with a number of teammates on a working play off the correct aspect and stayed down on the sphere after the play ended.
After a couple of minutes, Bosa was capable of stand and stroll off the sphere with two athletic trainers. He slowly headed into Levi’s Stadium, with out help, for additional examination.
The No. 2 total choose within the NFL draft out of Ohio State, Bosa has had a prolonged damage historical past. He missed most of final season with the Buckeyes due to a core muscle damage suffered within the staff’s third sport. After being drafted in April, Bosa missed many of the 49ers’ offseason program with a hamstring problem. He additionally suffered a torn ACL as a senior in highschool.
On this, his first NFL coaching camp, Bosa had made it by 9 practices with out problem and has made a powerful first impression on teammates and coaches. He has labored with the beginning protection and the second unit and was with the starters Wednesday earlier than he was injured.
ESPN’s Nick Wagoner contributed to this report.