LAS VEGAS — San Francisco 49ers linebacker Dre Greenlaw went down with a freak Achilles tendon damage within the first half of the Tremendous Bowl towards Kansas Metropolis on Sunday.
Greenlaw bounced up and down on the sideline after which began to run onto the sector with a couple of teammates when he collapsed holding his left leg. He was then helped off in a cart. The 49ers have dominated Greenlaw out for the remainder of the sport.
Later, with 9:10 remaining within the third quarter, Deebo Samuel injured his hamstring. However San Francisco’s standout receiver was in a position to stroll off below his personal energy and shortly got here again within the sport.
Greenlaw began all 15 video games he performed this season and was the group’s second-leading tackler. He’s in his fifth NFL season, all with San Francisco.
He was credited with three assists on this sport earlier than his damage.
Greenlaw had handled Achilles tendon points just lately, however he missed solely these two regular-season video games — and a kind of was the regular-season finale, which he missed for non-injury causes.
Greenlaw was restricted to 3 regular-season video games in 2021 due to a groin damage, however he was again for that postseason. He’s been a daily starter since he was a rookie.
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