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49ers-Saints injury report: What does Quinton Dial questionable status mean?

The 49ers injury report includes Quinton Dial listed as questionable, among others. What does this mean for the defensive line. We take a look at that and the rest of the final 49ers-Saints injury reports.

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The San Francisco 49ers released their Week 10 final injury report, and there are a handful of players listed as questionable. Patrick Willis, Tramaine Brock, Dan Skuta, Brandon Lloyd and Quinton Dial are all listed as questionable. Justin Smith, Patrick Willis Frank Gore and Ian Williams are all listed as probable.

Dial suffered an eye injury this week, which got him added to the injury report on Thursday. The 49ers released Demarcus Dobbs earlier this week, and if Dial cannot go, that leaves Tony Jerod-Eddie and Tank Carradine on the depth chart. They do have Glenn Dorsey available to be activated between now and Saturday afternoon. Earlier this week, Vic Fangio said Dorsey was 50-50 to be activated for this weekend. The 49ers do not want to rush things, but if it's close, they might decide to activate him as an emergency option.

On the Saints side of things, Khiry Robinson and Pierre Thomas have both been ruled out for this game. Mark Ingram is listed as questionable with a shoulder injury, but all indications are he will play. The Saints have used the ground game a bit more in recent weeks, and he will be the workhorse. Travaris Cadet will be the guy who comes in on some passing situations.

49ers injury report

Player Pos. Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Tramaine Brock CB toe Limited Limited Limited Questionable
Quinton Dial DT eye Not on report Limited Limited Questionable
Frank Gore RB hip Limited Limited Full Probable
Brandon Lloyd WR hamstring Limited Limited Limited Questionable
Dan Skuta OLB ankle DNP DNP DNP Questionable
Justin Smith DT not injury related DNP Full Full Probable
Ian Williams NT shin Limited Limited Full Probable
Patrick Willis ILB toe DNP DNP DNP Questionable

Saints injury report

Player Pos. Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Jonathan Goodwin C knee, ankle Limited Limited Limited Questionable
Jimmy Graham TE shoulder Full Full Full Probable
David Hawthorne LB hand DNP DNP DNP Out
Mark Ingram RB shoulder Limited Limited Limited Questionable
Robert Meachem WR Ankle Not on report DNP DNP Questionable
Khiry Robinson RB forearm DNP DNP DNP Out
Kenny Stills WR thigh Limited Limited Limited Probable
Zach Strief OT chest DNP DNP DNP Questionable
Pierre Thomas RB rib, shoulder DNP DNP DNP Out


BOLD-Indicates change in status

Out - player definitely will not play
Doubtful - at least 75% chance player will not play
Questionable - 50-50 chance player will not play
Probable - virtual certainty player will be available for normal duty