Chip Kelly on Will Redmond to IR: He’s medically cleared, but not at 100%

Nov 9, 2016 at 10:54 AM--


San Francisco 49ers head coach Chip Kelly met with the media today and offered some information on CB Will Redmond returning to the Injured Reserve list.

Kelly was asked if the move was a reflection of Redmond's health. "His health," Kelly answered. "He's just not ready to go when you talk to him. He feels like he's about 70/80-percent right now, doesn't have the explosion that he has. His injury has healed, but he doesn't feel like he can – and you've seen it when we had him out there on the practice field – he didn't feel like he could turn it on and go. And if he's not going to be at 100-percent, it's not fair to him to have to put him out there at not 100-percent. But could he play and is he medically cleared to play? Yeah, he's cleared and he's medically cleared to play."






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