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49’ers LB Reuben Foster to Miss Time with High Ankle Sprain


After an awful showing on Sunday at home against the Carolina Panthers, the 49’ers got more bad news on Monday, as they are going to be without linebacker Reuben Foster for while. reports it’s a high ankle sprain for Foster, and he’s going to sit for a couple of weeks.

“It’s a high ankle sprain,” 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan said on Monday. “Not exactly sure on the timeline. We’re going to put him in a boot for a little bit.”

It is common for players with high-ankle sprains to be sidelined four to six weeks. Shanahan said he was not aware of the exact severity of Foster’s injury.

Foster sustained the injury on his 11th play on defense. Foster had three tackles and one pass broken up before the injury.

His right ankle was caught underneath his body weight as he tackled running back Christian McCaffrey while Carolina offensive lineman Matt Kalil.

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