The San Francisco 49ers had a full practice on Thursday, and offensive tackle Joe Staley did not participate due to a hamstring injury he suffered toward the end of Wednesday’s practice. On Thursday, head coach Chip Kelly said in a radio interview that Staley is day-to-day. Kelly said, “We’re hopeful, but we won’t know until, we’ve got two more days out in the field. Today and tomorrow.”
The 49ers regular schedule this season has been to conduct a walkthrough practice on Friday, and then release the final injury report. They will have a more rigorous session on Saturday, which provides a better idea of where things stand. My guess is Staley will be listed as questionable for Sunday’s game against the New York Jets, and we will be left to wait for Sunday’s inactives list before we know his status.
If Staley is unable to play, odds are pretty good Zane Beadles would move from left guard to left tackle. Beadles became the swing tackle after Anthony Davis retired. If that happens, Andrew Tiller likely moves into the starting lineup at left guard, and John Theus is active as the swing tackle.