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Kyle Shanahan provides injury updates on Arik Armstead, Spencer Burford, Elijah Mitchell ahead of 49ers-Seahawks

Dec 7, 2023 at 3:52 PM--


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San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan provided injury updates during his weekly interview on Bay Area radio station KNBR, shedding light on the statuses of some ailing players ahead of the team's Week 14 showdown against the Seattle Seahawks.

Arik Armstead has yet to hit the practice field this week as he deals with foot and knee issues. On Wednesday, Shanahan said he would be surprised to see his veteran defensive tackle on the field this weekend. A day later, nothing has changed.

"Armstead's still looking like a long shot," Shanahan said on the "Tolbert and Copes" show. "Haven't ruled him out yet, officially, but I'll talk to the doctors. But I have a feeling that's going to come tomorrow."

Meanwhile, guard Spencer Burford and running back Elijah Mitchell, both sidelined with knee injuries, were among the seven players who missed Thursday's practice. Shanahan remains optimistic about their potential availability.

"Burford and Mitchell, neither of them were able to go today, but they both still have a big chance [to play]," Shanahan shared. "Hopefully, they'll be able to get out on the practice field tomorrow."

You can listen to the entire conversation with Shanahan below.




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