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49ers-Raiders injury report: Anthony Davis, Vance McDonald ruled out for Sunday

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The San Francisco 49ers and Oakland Raiders released their final injury reports, and there are not a lot of surprises. The injuries are always concerning, but Anthony Davis's status remains a particular worry. He has been ruled out for Sunday as he continues trying to get back from a concussion suffered in Week 11. This will be the third straight game he has missed with the concussion. He and Jim Harbaugh have both said he is improving, but clearly he is still dealing with symptoms.

Vance McDonald and Glenn Dorsey were both ruled out as well. McDonald is dealing with a back injury, leaving the tight ends short-handed yet again. Dorsey was back at practice this week for the first time since his biceps tear, but he remains at least another week away.

The 49ers have four wide receivers listed on the injury report, although all four are listed as probable for Sunday. Michael Crabtree was limited in practice on Wednesday and Thursday with a knee injury suffered against the Seahawks. He was a full participant on Friday. Bruce Ellington, Stevie Johnson, and Brandon Lloyd were all full participants throughout the week. All indications are that Ellington will be active, and likely back handling kick and punt return work. Perrish Cox and Carlos Hyde handled those duties during Ellington's absence. Neither was overly successful at it, and both play at positions with limited depth, so Vic Fangio and Greg Roman are probably anxious to get them out of the return work.

On the Raiders side of things, right tackle Menelik Watson has been ruled out due to a foot/ankle injury. Linebacker Sio Moore is listed as questionable. Latavius Murray is listed as probable, having fully cleared the concussion protocol. According to Tony Sparano, the team is not prepared to fully turn over the running back reigns to him. He will get plenty of work, but Darren McFadden and Maurice Jones-Drew will get their share of work.

49ers injury report

Player Pos. Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Tramaine Brock CB hamstring DNP DNP DNP Questionable
Michael Crabtree WR knee Limited Limited Full Probable
Chris Culliver CB shoulder Limited Limited Limited Probable
Anthony Davis OT concussion DNP DNP DNP Out
Glenn Dorsey DT forearm Limited Limited Limited Out
Bruce Ellington WR ankle Full Full Full Probable
Carlos Hyde RB shoulder Limited Limited Limited Probable
Stevie Johnson WR knee Full Full Full Probable
Brandon Lloyd WR quadricep Full Full Full Probable
Ray McDonald DT finger Limited Limited Limited Probable
Vance McDonald TE back DNP DNP DNP Out
Justin Smith DT back DNP DNP Full Probable
Joe Staley OT illness DNP Full Full Probable
Bubba Ventrone S groin DNP DNP DNP Questionable

Raiders injury report

Player Pos. Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Tarell Brown CB foot Limited Limited Limited Questionable
Jonathan Dowling S back DNP DNP DNP Out
Brian Leonhardt TE concussion DNP DNP DNP Out
Latavius Murray RB concussion Limited Full Full Probable
Neiko Thorpe CB hand Limited Limited Limited Questionable
Menelik Watson OT foot/ankle DNP DNP DNP Out
Sio Moore LB hip -- DNP Limited Questionable


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