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Brandon Aiyuk among 49ers returning to practice; Emmanuel Moseley, Jalen Hurd sidelined

Sep 6, 2021 at 11:24 AM--


San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Brandon Aiyuk (hamstring) returned to practice this morning after being sidelined last week. Joining him were linebacker Dre Greenlaw (groin), defensive tackle D.J. Jones, and wide receiver Travis Benjamin (concussion)


Wide receiver Jalen Hurd (knee), defensive tackle Kevin Givens (groin), and cornerback Emmanuel Moseley were absent from practice. Moseley is reportedly dealing with a hamstring issue.


Moseley's status might be something worth keeping an eye on this week. Earlier today, the 49ers announced the signing of veteran cornerback Josh Norman to a one-year deal.

Also reported earlier, the splint is off rookie quarterback Trey Lance's finger. However, the quarterback still did not throw during the portion of practice open to the media. Lance suffered a chipped bone in his index finger during the team's preseason finale against the Las Vegas Raiders on August 29. Head coach Kyle Shanahan had hoped the rookie could begin practicing today, but general manager John Lynch called that timeline "optimistic."

The 49ers are preparing for their season-opening road game against the Detroit Lions on Sunday.

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