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49ers-Seahawks: Shanahan says Coleman, Reed, Williams have ‘a chance’ to play but Packers game more likely

Oct 28, 2020 at 1:41 PM--


San Francisco 49ers running back Tevin Coleman, tight end Jordan Reed, and cornerback K'Waun Williams will get some work during practices this week. They each remain on injured reserve but are eligible to return, and the team opened their practice windows on Wednesday.

Could they be ready to go on Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks? Head coach Kyle Shanahan says there is a chance, but the 49ers' Week 9 matchup against the Green Bay Packers on a Thursday night might be more likely.

"I think all three of those guys have a chance this week," Shanahan told reporters on Wednesday, "but they're not going to be going (in practice) today. I know Tevin will get a little bit today but not very much.

"We'll see at the end of the week with them. I'm hoping more for the Green Bay game, but I'm still holding out hope for this week."

The initial estimate on Reed's recovery was six to eight weeks. It has been less than five weeks since the tight end suffered an MCL sprain against the New York Giants.

Coleman is returning from a knee injury, and the 49ers could certainly use the help at running back. The team will be without Raheem Mostert (ankle) and Jeff Wilson Jr. (ankle) for a while, leaving just Jerick McKinnon, JaMycal Hasty, and, if needed, practice squader Austin Walter.





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