The 49ers announced the injury to star defensive tackle Justin Smith is a partial triceps tear, casting serious doubt on his return for the playoffs.
There’s still no word on whether injured 49er defensive lineman Justin Smith will play Sunday against the Cardinals, or even be ready for the playoffs.
San Francisco had the most players selected, nine, including six from its second-ranked defense.
The one thing that no team can control is injuries. This year San Francisco has been healthy for the most part, but as the season winds down their luck has changed. If they hope to finish the season strong they will need to overcome a few key injuries, which will be difficult, but far from impossible.
Sunday night’s game between the 49ers and Seahawks is one of the most anticipated of the weekend. John Madden told the KCBS morning crew there are many more big games ahead between Seattle and San Francisco.
49er defensive lineman Justin Smith is expected to play against the Seahawks in Seattle Sunday night after missing most of the second half of the Patriots game with an arm injury.
Parys Haralson experienced an injury to his left bicep on Monday. The blow came as the 49ers were just days away from facing the Green Bay Packers. Luckily, the team signed Clark Haggan just in time to lift the team’s hopes.
John Madden looks at roster decisions before the start of the NFL season this week.
Coach Jim Harbaugh called Justin Smith the “toughest player” he has ever been around in his long career as a player and a coach.
The 49ers and Patriots each placed eight players on the 2012 Pro Bowl rosters, followed by the Ravens and Packers, who had eight players selected.