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The San Francisco 49ers rolled to victory against the New York Jets but left town with conflicting feelings after their lengthy injury list got even longer on the new artificial surface of MetLife Stadium.
Entering Sunday already without four key players, the Niners watched as defensive end Nick Bosa, quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, running backs Raheem Mostert and Tevin Coleman and defensive tackle Solomon Thomas all suffered game-ending lower body injuries.
Of most pressing concern was what coach Kyle Shanahan said was “most likely” a torn anterior cruciate ligament in Bosa’s left knee. Shanahan indicated that Garoppolo suffered a high right ankle sprain and Mostert and Coleman departed with knee injuries. Shanahan said Thomas could have a torn ACL similar to Bosa’s but “has a better chance of it not being that [than Bosa], from what I’m told.”
A source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter that Mostert has a “mild” MCL sprain and how much time he misses will depend on what an upcoming MRI reveals.
All of that put a damper on a relatively easy 31-13 victory that evened San Francisco’s record at 1-1 on the season.
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