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49ers-Chargers: Deebo Samuel expected to play; Niners announce 20 players ruled out

Aug 22, 2021 at 3:38 PM--


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The San Francisco 49ers announced that the following 19 players are not expected to play tonight against the Los Angeles Chargers.


The Niners added wide receiver Jauan Jennings to the list of those sidelined shortly after announcing the players above.

Sermon is dealing with an ankle injury.


The good news is that Deebo Samuel is expected to play. The wide receiver left practice on Friday with what head coach Kyle Shanahan described as a "tight glute." As of Friday night, Shanahan and the 49ers were awaiting the results of an MRI to determine the severity of Samuel's injury.


The 49ers and Chargers kick off at 4:30 p.m. PT from SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California.

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