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49ers-Texans Injury Report: Still no Jimmy Garoppolo; Dre Greenlaw practices

Dec 30, 2021 at 4:13 PM--


The San Francisco 49ers are preparing for their Week 17 contest against the Houston Texans on Sunday at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California.

Linebacker Dre Greenlaw returned to practice. He has been inactive for the past four games. Greenlaw has appeared in just two games (Week 1, 12) this season.


Of course, the big storyline is at quarterback. Starter Jimmy Garoppolo missed his third consecutive practice of the week, leaving rookie Trey Lance to once again lead the offense in practice. Garoppolo is dealing with a thumb injury, and may have to miss Sunday's game.

Below are Thursday's practice participation reports for both the 49ers and Texans, which were provided by the 49ers Communications staff.

San Francisco 49ers Thursday Practice


Did Not Participate In Practice
LB Azeez Al-Shaair (knee), QB Jimmy Garoppolo (right thumb), S Talanoa Hufanga (knee), DL Maurice Hurst (calf)

Limited Participation in Practice
LB Dre Greenlaw (groin), DL D.J. Jones (ankle), RB Elijah Mitchell (knee)

Full Participation in Practice
C Alex Mack (not injury related - resting player), T Trent Williams (not injury related - resting player)

Houston Texans Thursday Practice


Did Not Participate In Practice
TE Antony Auclair (illness), CB Jimmy Moreland (illness), QB Deshaun Watson (not injury related - personal matter)

Limited Participation in Practice
C Justin Britt (knee), WR Chris Conley (knee), DE Jonathan Greenard (foot), LB Kamu Grugier-Hill (knee), DE Jordan Jenkins (knee), S A.J. Moore (illness), DE DeMarcus Walker (hamstring)

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