Podcast: 49ers Dominate Dolphins And Lose Jimmy G →
Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports


49ers-Patriots Injury Report: Torrey Smith returns to practice

Nov 17, 2016 at 2:16 PM--


San Francisco 49ers WR Torrey Smith returned to practice on today after missing the previous two days. However, he was limited and practiced in a blue non-contact jersey.

49ers head coach Chip Kelly discussed Smith's injury today. The wide receiver suffered the injury against the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. "I think on that pass where he was crossing the middle in the fourth quarter," Kelly said. "Kind of hit his hands and then fell and went to the ground. So, it occurred on that play it looked like because it looked like he was a little bit lame after that one. We put him in motion and then kind of took him out the next play. And we'll see. He's still day-to-day right now and we'll get a sense, a feel for him on Saturday after the whole week of training is over."

Smith wasn't the only one in a non-contact jersey. DT Quinton Dial, who has been bothered by his knee and neck, also took part in practice today but was limited.

OLB Aaron Lynch remains limited in practice. "He's in and out right now," Kelly said today. "It's more individual drills. I couldn't tell you the exact amount of reps he's had in team drills. But, he's been limited so far. He's been a limited participant in practice."

The media had mentioned that Lynch has looked uncomfortable in practice this week. He has been limping bad on his ankle. Kelly was asked if it was Lynch's decision to test it out in practice. "No, it's him and the doctors going through and knowing where he is and how long the injury was, what the MRI said," Kelly answered. "There's a plan going through with that. I think sometimes with those injuries it takes a little while to get warmed up and get going."

For the Patriots, TE Rob Gronkowski did not practice and reportedly will not make the trip to Santa Clara for Sunday's game. He suffered a chest injury during Sunday's loss to the Seattle Seahawks on a hit from FS Earl Thomas.

Below are the Thursday practice participation reports for both the Patriots and the 49ers. The two teams face each other on Sunday at Levi's Stadium.

San Francisco 49ers Thursday Practice


Limited Participation
DT Quinton Dial (knee/neck), DT Glenn Dorsey (knee), LB Eli Harold (toe), LB Aaron Lynch (ankle), CB Rashard Robinson (knee), WR Torrey Smith (back)

Full Participation
G Zane Beadles (ankle/knee), CB Tramaine Brock (hamstring), RB Carlos Hyde (shoulder), C Daniel Kilgore (hamstring/calf), S Eric Reid (knee)

New England Patriots Thursday Practice


Did Not Practice
TE Rob Gronkowski (chest), T Nate Solder (not injury related)

Limited Participation
TE Martellus Bennett (ankle), DT Alan Branch (back), WR Julian Edelman (foot), WR Chris Hogan (back)

Related News





LISTEN

Facebook Comments



More San Francisco 49ers News



49ers-Dolphins: Christian McCaffrey returns to practice; Deebo Samuel absent

By David Bonilla
Dec 1

San Francisco 49ers running back Christian McCaffrey returned to practice on Thursday after sitting out Wednesday's session due to what head coach Kyle Shanahan called "some irritation" in his knee. The issue arose during Sunday's 13-0 win over the New Orleans Saints. San Francisco lost running back Elijah Mitchell for the remainder of the regular season due to an MCL sprain. Rookie Jordan Mason, known as "J.P." to his coaches and teammates, filled in for Mitchell and McCaffrey at the end of the game against the Saints. Defensive linemen Arik Armstead and Charles Omenihu were on the practice field. While Armstead has not played since Week 4, he was a limited



49ers-Dolphins: Deebo Samuel returns to practice but Trent Williams exits with back issues

By David Bonilla
Dec 2

Deebo Samuel faked out reporters on Friday. The media saw the San Francisco 49ers wide receiver leave for the weight room as practice kicked off, causing reporters to assume he would not participate for the second consecutive day. Moments later, Samuel re-emerged and joined his teammates on the practice field, forcing several tweet corrections from the media on hand. Check that —he just re-emerged and is on the field. #emotionalrollercoaster



49ers-Dolphins Injury Report: Christian McCaffrey, Charles Omenihu don't practice; Deebo Samuel, Arik Armstead limited

By David Bonilla
Nov 30

The San Francisco 49ers are preparing for their Week 13 contest against the Miami Dolphins on Sunday at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California. Christian McCaffrey didn't practice. The running back worked through some knee irritation on Sunday against the New Orleans Saints. Head coach Kyle Shanahan wasn't sure if the situation would keep McCaffrey from playing this weekend. "It's keeping him from [practicing] today, so I hope not," Shanahan told reporters. Defensive end Charles Omenihu is also dealing with a knee issue and did not practice. Another defensive lineman, Arik Armstead, was a limited participant. Armstead has not played since Week 4 and returned to the practice field last Friday. He did not play against the Saints,



49ers-Dolphins Injury Report: Arik Armstead plans to play Sunday; No Deebo at practice; McCaffrey, Omenihu return

By David Bonilla
Dec 1

The San Francisco 49ers are preparing for their Week 13 contest against the Miami Dolphins on Sunday at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California. Arik Armstead participated in his third consecutive practice, including last Friday's session. The defensive lineman is close to returning to the football field. He has not played since Week 4 due to foot and ankle injuries. After practice, Armstead told reporters that he plans to play against the Dolphins. That's fantastic news for the NFL's No. 1 ranked


Featured

Trending News

Share 49ersWebzone