Sherman's return to 49ers delayed after setback

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The San Francisco 49ers‘ already thin cornerback group is going to have to wait at least another week to get Richard Sherman back from injured reserve.

Niners coach Kyle Shanahan said Monday that Sherman, who has been on injured reserve since Week 2 with a calf injury, will not return to practice this week as originally planned after having some issues with his leg last week.

“We were hoping to get him back this week,” Shanahan said. “Some setbacks last week, the healing hasn’t gone the way we were hoping for. I know we’re going to try a few different procedures this week, but I know I’m not counting on him this week. We’ll see how that goes with the new stuff we’re gonna try.”

Asked what type of procedures the Niners have in mind for Sherman, Shanahan said there were some injections that he was hoping could help.

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“He’s gonna get some shots that he thinks can help in his leg,” Shanahan said. “No surgeries or anything, just different types of shots to take to see if they can take the inflammation down and

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