San Francisco 49ers place CB Richard Sherman on IR

A irritating begin to the brand new NFL season has continued for the San Francisco 49ers after they needed to place star cornerback Richard Sherman on injured reserve.

Per widespread studies, the Niners made the roster transfer on Wednesday after assessing a calf damage suffered by the five-time All-Professional choice.

Sherman is subsequently unavailable for at the very least three weeks, ruling him out of upcoming contests towards the New York Jets, New York Giants and Philadelphia Eagles.

That may be a vital blow to the staff crushed in February’s Tremendous Bowl LIV, with the Niners additionally shedding their season opener 24-20 at residence to NFC West rivals the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday in a tricky outing for quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo.

The Niners’ primary nook Sherman performed in 74 of their 78 defensive snaps in that recreation, giving up only one catch for 9 yards on two targets.

Revealed 17 Sep 2020, 00:20 IST

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