The San Francisco 49ers will release their official injury report shortly, but head coach Jim Harbaugh provided some details on what we can expect. Cornerbacks Carlos Rogers and Eric Wright will both be listed as questionable. Rogers suffered a hamstring strain at the tail end of the Cardinals game, while Wright tweaked something in practice on Thursday.
Rogers sat out Thursday and Friday practices, and based on what the beat writers saw, it sounds like he will be listed as a DNP for Friday as well. According to Chris Biderman, Rogers was stretching without pads or a helmet. When the team was leaving the practice field, Rogers said he ran on the hamstring, but does not know if he will play Sunday.
Wright was a late addition to the injury report on Thursday, but it sounds like he was back at practice on Friday. He was stretching with pads at the start of practice before it was closed to the media. Afterward, Jim Harbaugh was asked about Wright's hamstring strain. He said it wasn't a strain but that he was in fact back at practice.
Based on all that, it seems like Wright is a much better bet to play on Sunday. And at this point, I would be surprised if Rogers could go. I'm sure he'll give it a go in pre-game warmups, but in that kind of cold weather, can we really expect him to be 100 percent?
If Rogers can't go, Tramaine Brock and Tarell Brown are your starting cornerbacks, with Eric Wright in as the nickel back. Perrish Cox would likely be the dime back, with Darryl Morris and C.J. Spillman as the reserves.
49ers injury report
Questionable: CB Carlos Rogers (hamstring), LB Dan Skuta (foot), CB Eric Wright (hamstring)
Probable: WR Jon Baldwin (illness), LB Navorro Bowman (wrist), CB Tarell Brown (ribs), WR Michael Crabtree (quadricep), C Jonathan Goodwin (not injury related), RB Frank Gore (knee), G Mike Iupati (knee), DT Justin Smith (shoulder)
Packers injury report
Out: LB Clay Matthews (thumb)
Probable: LB Brad Jones (ankle), RB Eddie Lacy (ankle), DE Mike Neal (abdomen), LB Nick Perry (foot), DT Ryan Pickett (knee)
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