Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports


49ers-Rams Injury Report: Trent Williams ‘questionable’ for NFC Championship, ‘adamant’ he’ll play

Jan 28, 2022 at 3:08 PM--


The San Francisco 49ers are preparing for their NFC Championship Game contest against the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California.

The status of offensive tackle Trent Williams remains the biggest question heading into the game. He suffered an ankle injury against the Green Bay Packers and is listed as "questionable" for Sunday after not practicing all week.

After Friday's practice, head coach Kyle Shanahan said that Williams remains hopeful that he will play against the Rams.

"He came out for walk-through today, and Trent's adamant that he's going," Shanahan said. "He was last time, too. I believe Trent when he says that he's going to do everything he can to play, so I'd be surprised if he doesn't. But I was surprised last time. I was also surprised he was able to finish the game versus Green Bay.

"So hopefully, his mindset will be how his body reacts on Sunday. We know it would help us a lot, but if not, we'll deal with it."

Shanahan was asked whether the offensive lineman is dealing with a high- or low-ankle sprain but was unwilling to provide an answer.

"Good question, though," Shanahan added.

Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo is no longer bothered by his shoulder injury but is still playing through a painful thumb injury. On Sunday, he'll have an opportunity to lead his team to a Super Bowl appearance for the second time in three years.

"Feels great. Arm's ready to roll," Garoppolo said of his shoulder.


The only other player listed as "questionable" is running back Jeff Wilson Jr.

Below are the official injury reports for the 49ers and Rams, provided by the 49ers Communications staff. Also included are Friday's practice participation reports.

San Francisco 49ers


Questionable
T Trent Williams (ankle), RB Jeff Wilson (ankle)

Los Angeles Rams


Doubtful
T Joseph Noteboom (chest)

Questionable
WR Van Jefferson (knee), S Taylor Rapp (concussion)

San Francisco 49ers Friday Practice


Did Not Participate In Practice
T Trent Williams (ankle)

Limited Participation in Practice
RB Jeff Wilson (ankle)

Full Participation in Practice
DL Nick Bosa (not injury related - resting player), QB Jimmy Garoppolo (right thumb), C Alex Mack (not injury related - resting player), RB Elijah Mitchell (knee), CB Ambry Thomas (knee)

Los Angeles Rams Friday Practice


Did Not Participate In Practice
RB Cam Akers (not injury related - resting player), T Joseph Noteboom (chest)

Limited Participation in Practice
WR Van Jefferson (knee), S Taylor Rapp (concussion)

Full Participation in Practice
T Greg Gaines (toe), RB Buddy Howell (hamstring), T Andrew Whitworth (knee), QB John Wolford (illness)

Related News





Facebook Comments



More San Francisco 49ers News



49ers rookie OL Nick Zakelj could play center in the NFL

By Rohan Chakravarthi
May 13

The San Francisco 49ers' rookie minicamp kicked off Friday afternoon, with the 49ers revealing the rookie jersey numbers prior to media availability. Sixth-round selection Nick Zakelj, who will wear No. 63, spoke with the media on Friday for the first time since draft night and shared a rather interesting fact about his football childhood. Zakelj is a Cleveland native, drawing a connection to Alex Mack, whom the rookie watched while growing up. Mack began his career as a member of the Cleveland Browns, playing from 2009-2015 before stints with the Falcons and the 49ers. "I think definitely watching guys like Alex, especially growing up in Cleveland, being drafted, I



Should QB Jimmy Garoppolo play another snap for the 49ers?

By Rohan Chakravarthi
9 mins

The 2022 NFL Draft has come and gone, but San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo remains on the roster as he nurses back from a shoulder injury that required surgery in early March. For the past year, it has seemed apparent that the organization would move on from its veteran quarterback, as the 49ers were involved in talks with a number of free agent quarterbacks last offseason, most notably Andy Dalton, and were also in the Matthew Stafford sweepstakes before the Rams ultimately traded for the longtime Lion. Eventually, the 49ers moved forward with a pre-draft trade, moving three first-rounders and a third-rounder in exchange for the third overall selection, which the team ultimately used on Trey Lance, who started two games in



Matt Lombardo explains report that 49ers are 'continually underwhelmed' by Trey Lance

By David Bonilla
May 6

On Thursday morning, Matt Lombardo of FanSided caused a good deal of chatter with a single tweet. It stated that, per his sources, the San Francisco 49ers have been "continually underwhelmed" by the development of now-second-year quarterback Trey Lance. I have heard that the #49ers' staff has been continually underwhelmed by Trey Lance … https://t.co/BfypDIHzXo— Matt Lombardo (@MattLombardoNFL)



Bleacher Report identifies 49ers' biggest remaining need

By David Bonilla
May 16

The San Francisco 49ers did what they could to address offseason needs. They signed Charvarius Ward and drafted two cornerbacks to bolster that position. In addition, they hope to have found a replacement for Dee Ford in second-round draft pick Drake Jackson. There remains uncertainty about who will be playing alongside Jimmie Ward at safety, but the team has options. While the 49ers drafted two offensive linemen—Spencer Burford and Nick Zakelj—the interior of that line is among the team's most prominent question marks heading into the 2022 season. It will be tough to replace Laken Tomlinson, who is now with the New York Jets. Also, Tom Compton left for the Denver Broncos after just two seasons with the 49ers. No one knows what is happening with


Featured

Trending News

Share 49ersWebzone