San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo‘s damaged foot is not going to require surgical procedure and there’s a probability he may return this season, sources informed ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Medical doctors concluded Tuesday that Garoppolo didn’t undergo a Lisfranc damage to his damaged left foot, and if rehab goes easily, he may have an opportunity to return in 7-8 weeks, making him a possible playoff contributor, sources stated.
Garoppolo was injured eight performs into Sunday’s win over the Miami Dolphins. He had began each recreation since Trey Lance was misplaced for the season to an ankle damage in September. Garoppolo has gone 7-3 as a starter this season. The Niners will now depend on rookie Brock Purdy, who went 25-of-37 for 210 yards and two scores with an interception for a passer score of 88.8 in aid of Garoppolo on Sunday.
San Francisco additionally signed veteran backup quarterback Josh Johnson off the Denver Broncos‘ apply squad. The staff didn’t put in a waive declare for Baker Mayfield, sources stated. Mayfield was claimed by the Los Angeles Rams on Tuesday.
The 49ers face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday.
Info from ESPN’s Nick Wagoner was used on this report.