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49ers snap count vs. Cardinals, Week 9: Injuries shake things up on both sides of the ball

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We have the 49ers full snap count for Week 9.

The San Francisco 49ers revolving door of injured players continues to intensify and shake up the offensive and defensive lineups. The snap count reflects it once again. You can check out the full snap count at the bottom of the page, or check out the gamebook PDF.

The 49ers saw five players leave the game and eventually get ruled out with an injury. They included safety Jaquiski Tartt (arm), fullback Kyle Juszczyk (neck), wide receiver Trent Taylor (ribs), linebacker Elijah Lee (knee), and tight end Cole Hikutini (knee). Tartt is expected to go on injured reserve, and we’ll learn more about the rest of the players at Kyle Shanahan’s 4 p.m. PT press conference today.

Tartt’s departure resulted in Adrian Colbert taking over at free safety. He will continue in that role, with Eric Reid remaining at strong safety. For the time being, Dexter McCoil, claimed off waivers on October 9, will be the team’s third safety. I would imagine the team will sign another defensive back this week.

Taylor’s injury led to more work for Kendrick Bourne. The team has since signed Louis Murphy, which suggests Taylor’s injury might be more of a problem. The 49ers also had a ton of drops, so they could just be looking for some new bodies to shake things up. Aldrick Robinson got the start in place of Pierre Garçon this week, and likely will continue to get work the rest of the way if he stays healthy.

And really, that’s what it is all coming down to at this point. The 49ers still have seven games left to play, and more injuries are bound to happen. They lead the league with a soon to be 16 players currently on IR. I’d bet decent money they add at least a couple more to the list. And even if they don’t lose players for the year, they will deal with bumps and bruises that lead to some deactivations. It’s going to be a busy couple of months.

49ers snap count vs. Cardinals

Player Offense Defense ST
Player Offense Defense ST
Brandon Fusco 74 2
Laken Tomlinson 74 2
Trent Brown 74 2
C.J. Beathard 74
Erik Magnuson 74
Daniel Kilgore 73 2
Marquise Goodwin 67
Aldrick Robinson 62
Carlos Hyde 56
Garrett Celek 55 4
Kendrick Bourne 40 7
George Kittle 33
Matt Breida 17 9
Kyle Juszczyk 17 6
Trent Taylor 15 4
Victor Bolden 6 18
Zane Beadles 2 2
Raheem Mostert 1 22
Dontae Johnson 77 11
Eric Reid 77 7
Ahkello Witherspoon 77 5
Reuben Foster 75
DeForest Buckner 64 7
Brock Coyle 64 5
Adrian Colbert 62 17
Leger Douzable 56 5
Eli Harold 52 21
Earl Mitchell 48 5
Datone Jones 41 7
Ronald Blair 39 9
Leon Hall 36 1
Jaquiski Tartt 19 4
Tony McDaniel 17
Dekoda Watson 15 27
Elvis Dumervil 15
Dexter McCoil 8 17
Mark Nzeocha 2 22
Ray-Ray Armstrong 1 22
Greg Mabin 1 9
Bradley Pinion 13
Kyle Nelson 10
Elijah Lee 9
Robbie Gould 2
Cole Hikutini 2
Darrell Williams 2