49ersfirst-round pickNick Bosawill get to make his NFL debut on Week 1.
Bosa missed the entire preseasonafter suffering a significant ankle sprain in early August during training camp. Just two weeks ago, San Francisco general manager John Lynch thought Bosa had a “50-50” chanceof suiting up for Week 1 with the positive recovery progress fueling his optimism.
Now Lynch will get to see his No. 2 overall pick in action, but the amount of playing time Bosa gets remains to be seen considering the Ohio State product missed most of training camp and was tempered in practice leading up to the season.
Bosa is officially listed as questionable in the49ers‘ injury report and was a limited participant in practice all week.
The positive news is what San Francisco has hoped for during a preseason that has been riddled with injuries. With their rookie edge rusher back healthy and available to play, the49erslook to start the season on the right foot in what is a big season for third-year head coach Kyle Shanahan.
Here are other news items we are monitoring on Sunday morning:
1.Jacksonville JaguarsLTCam Robinson(knee) has no structural damage but could maybe miss a few weeks,according to NFL Network’s James Palmer, per source. Robinson hyperextended his right knee in practice this week and has been already ruled out for Sunday vs. theChiefs. With backupCedric Ogbuehi(hamstring) also ruled out,Will Richardsongets the start.
2. According to Rapoport,Ravensrookie WRMarquise Brown(foot) is expected to play against theDolphins, per source. Listed as questionable, Brown missed practice as early as last Friday, but coach John Harbaugh was confident he would play all along. Brown, of Hollywood, Florida, now gets to make his NFL debut a homecoming in Miami.
As forPatriotsWRDemaryius Thomas(hamstring), the team hasn’t ruled him out officially but, according to Rapoport, they will be cautious going forward.
6.Cleveland Brownsrookie cornerbackGreedy Wlliamsis set to start in his NFL debut today against theTitansopposite second-year cornerDenzel Ward, NFL Network’s Steve Wyche reported per two defensive coaches. Williams was competing for the starting job withTerrance Williamsand the rookie’s skill, growth and overall performance led to him winning the spot, Wyche was told by one of the coaches.
Receiver and new additionJosh Doctsonis inactive.
8.Washington Redskinsrunning backAdrian Peterson, asearlier reported by Rapoport and NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo, is inactive for Sunday’s opener against theEagles. QuarterbackColt McCoyand tight endJordan Reed, as expected, are also inactive.
9.Buffalo Billsreceiver/returnerAndre Roberts, as expected, is inactive for Sunday’s opener.
10.New York Jetsrunning backBilal Powellis inactive for Sunday.
11.Carolina Panthersdefensive endBruce Irvinis inactive for Sunday’s opener.