WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — Two days and a number of physician consultations after leaving the season opener towards the Detroit Lions with a knee harm, San Francisco 49ers working again Raheem Mostert‘s season is over.
Mostert took to social media on Tuesday to announce that an harm the Niners hoped would require a minor arthroscopic surgical procedure will as a substitute finish his 2021 season. On Monday, the Niners had stated he may return in about eight weeks.
“This provides me, for sure in my thoughts, the very best risk at coming again 110%. I’ve ALWAYS come again stronger and I’ll this time too! I place confidence in myself, my medical doctors, my assist system, my workforce, and God,” Mostert stated in an announcement posted on social media, including he was “gutted” by the choice.
— Raheem Mostert (@RMos_8Ball) September 14, 2021
With Mostert executed for the season, the 49ers signed working again Kerryon Johnson to their apply squad Tuesday. Johnson joins a working again room that additionally consists of rookies Elijah Mitchell and Trey Sermon and second-year professional JaMycal Hasty, all of whom are on the lively roster.
Mostert, 29, suffered the harm in Sunday’s 41-33 victory over the Detroit Lions. He carried twice for 20 yards on San Francisco’s second possession, however headed to the sideline quickly after a 9-yard acquire on the second play of the sequence.
On Monday, Niners coach Kyle Shanahan introduced that Mostert would miss roughly eight weeks with “chipped cartilage” in a knee that will require arthroscopic surgical procedure. However Mostert sought a number of opinions to make sure when he does come again, he will probably be at full energy. These extra opinions pointed him within the route of a surgical procedure that can require an extended restoration time.
All of which brings into query whether or not Mostert has performed his ultimate sport with the 49ers. He’s within the ultimate season of a three-year, $8.65 million deal he signed in 2019. He had a breakout finish of the 2019 season, bursting onto the scene within the playoffs and dashing for 220 yards and 4 touchdowns within the NFC Championship Sport towards the Green Bay Packers.
However Mostert was restricted to eight video games in 2020 as knee and ankle sprains value him two and 6 video games, respectively. He entered this yr because the Niners’ unquestioned prime again however the workforce started planning for the longer term by choosing Sermon within the third spherical and Mitchell within the sixth spherical of the 2021 NFL draft.
Mitchell stepped in for Mostert after the harm. He figures to get the primary crack on the beginning job after he set a 49ers franchise document for dashing yards (104 on 19 carries) in a debut. Hasty, who ran for a landing towards Detroit, is predicted to maneuver as much as second within the rotation with Sermon third.
The 49ers positioned Mostert and cornerback Jason Verrett (torn proper ACL) on injured reserve Tuesday, signed veteran cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick and promoted cornerback Dontae Johnson from the apply squad to the 53-man roster in corresponding strikes. The workforce at present had 52 gamers on their 53-man roster.