Carlos Rogers injury update: 49ers CB expected to undergo MRI Monday

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

49ers cornerback Carlos Rogers suffered a hamstring injury Sunday against the Cardinals. We break down his current status. New to Niners Nation? Sign up here and join the discussion!

The San Francisco 49ers have one notable injury following Sunday's 23-20 win over the Arizona Cardinals. Cornerback Carlos Rogers suffered a hamstring injury during the defense's final drive, and left the field for the final three plays. Following the game, Carlos Rogers told the media that he anticipated undergoing an MRI on Monday. He said it wasn't hurting him in the locker room, but the 49ers obviously want to clarify the injury.

Coach Harbaugh was asked about the injury following the game. He said "something was bothering [Rogers] physically", but wouldn't go into more details. He did confirm what we knew in that Eric Wright would be the guy to replace Rogers if the injury impacted him into the playoffs.

Rogers struggled on Sunday, as the secondary was burned quite a bit on the day. Carson Palmer finished with 407 yards, with Larry Fitzgerald hauling in 113 yards, and Michael Floyd grabbing 91 yards. The 49ers did play some bend but don't break defense at times, but they also were fortunate as Cardinals kicker Jay Feely missed a pair of field goals.

The 49ers travel to face a Green Bay Packers that is as healthy in the passing game as they have been in some time. Aaron Rodgers is back in the saddle, and he also has Randall Cobb back from short term IR. Jordy Nelson was the big weapon on Sunday, but Cobb will be one to watch this Sunday. Cobb's return is especially huge if Carlos Rogers is hobbled at all. Rogers has struggled against speedy wide receivers. And if Rogers can't go, it's not like Eric Wright has gotten a ton of playing time this season.

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