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Anquan Boldin hamstring injury could be an issue

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The San Francisco 49ers included Anquan Boldin on Monday's injury report with a hamstring injury, and Eric Branch has found some context for the injury. Branch went back and looked the film, and saw Boldin come up gimpy during the failed 2-point conversion. You can read the full rundown here, and here is some video Branch put together:

Boldin hops at one point to avoid a teammate, but he seems to be slowed down by the hamstring. As Branch pointed out, he was not on the field for the team's final series.

49ers offensive coordinator Geep Chryst spoke to the media on Tuesday, and was asked about Boldin. He talked about Boldin being tough, and that it seemed like he was fine after the game. Boldin will want to play on Thursday, but that short week is certainly an issue. Odds are pretty good he is listed as a DNP all three practices this week, and then will be a game-time decision on Thursday.

My guess is he plays because he is probably the toughest skill position player in the NFL, but a hamstring is always a tricky injury. We could see his snap count a bit limited, which would mean more opportunities for Quinton Patton. Even if Bruce Ellington plays, Patton would likely be the guy who lines up outside opposite Torrey Smith.