The San Francisco 49ers host the visiting Arizona Cardinals in Week 5. Wide receiver will be a bit short for the Niners, particularly with Marquise Goodwin and Dante Pettis out.


The following players won't suit up for the San Francisco 49ers during their Week 5 bout against the winless Arizona Cardinals:

  • WR Marquise Goodwin
  • WR Dante Pettis
  • DB Jimmie Ward
  • G Joshua Garnett
  • DT Jullian Taylor
  • T Shon Coleman
  • DT D.J. Jones

Goodwin being out isn't a surprise, as he was questionable with a quad injury throughout the week and was limited in practice. And earlier reports Sunday indicated he wouldn't play anyway. Jimmie Ward (hamstring) didn't practice during the week either.

It is a bit interesting, however, to see Joshua Garnett inactive after being cleared from a toe injury suffered in Week 1. Garnett was a full participant at practice, and Week 5 would have marked his first return to the field since suffering his injury.

Cornerback Richard Sherman, who suffered a calf injury during the Niners' Week 3 road loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, is expected to play after missing last week. So are safeties Adrian Colbert (hip) and Jaquiski Tartt (shoulder), who missed San Francisco's Week 4 bout with the Los Angeles Chargers.

The 49ers and Cardinals kick off at 4:25 p.m. ET from Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara.
  • Peter Panacy
  • Written by:
    Peter Panacy has been writing about the 49ers since 2011 for outlets like Bleacher Report, Niner Noise, 49ers Webzone, and is occasionally heard as a guest on San Francisco's 95.7 FM The Game and the Niners' flagship station, KNBR 680. Feel free to follow him, or direct any inquiries to his Twitter account.

Related News



You May Also Enjoy...