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49ers-Packers Injury Updates: Deebo Samuel, Trent Williams fighting through injuries

Jan 22, 2022 at 7:14 PM--


The San Francisco 49ers entered the Divisional Playoff matchup against the Green Bay Packers without starting rookie cornerback Ambry Thomas (knee). The team's other cornerback, Deommodore Lenoir, also won't play. Both were among the 49ers' seven inactive players.

Below are the 49ers-Packers in-game injury updates.

RB Jeff Wilson Jr.
Wilson was carted to the locker room very early in the game, per Packers beat writer Matt Schneidman. The 49ers later announced him out for the remainder of the game.

T Trent Williams
Williams got his right ankle wrapped after looking to be in pain in the third quarter. He stayed in the game but later limped off the field.


WR Deebo Samuel
Samuel exited the game after a 12-yard catch in the third quarter. He was tackled by linebacker Krys Barnes, started to make his way to the sideline, and then paused and went down. Samuel was eventually able to make it to the sideline under his own power. He remained to the game.

Update: Samuel left the game again late in the fourth quarter. He could not put weight on his right leg and needed help to reach the bench.

CB Dontae Johnson
Johnson and DT D.J. Jones stayed down on the field in the fourth quarter after a collision, with the Packers leading 10-3. Teammates called the training staff over. Jones was able to walk on the sideline soon after the play. Johnson eventually was able to walk off the field under his own power and headed to the blue medical tent.

Update: Johnson returned to the game.

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