Trey Sermon, RB (SF)

Progressing, remains in protocol

GM John Lynch said Sermon (concussion) is trending in the right direction after practicing in a limited fashion Wednesday and Thursday, though the running back remains in the concussion protocol, David Lombardi of The Athletic reports.

Sermon suffered the concussion during the Week 2 win over the Eagles, but his quick return to practice indicates that he's advancing through the necessary protocols. If cleared to play, the rookie third-round pick could be in line for an increased role Sunday against the Packers because Elijah Mitchell's status is in question due to a shoulder injury. Sermon was a healthy scratch in the season opener, but opportunities have quickly been presented with Raheem Mostert (knee) out for the season and JaMycal Hasty (ankle) facing a multi-week absence.

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Raheem Mostert


Checks in for surgery

San Francisco head coach Kyle Shanahan said Mostert will undergo surgery Tuesday to address chipped cartilage in his left knee, David Lombardi of The Athletic reports.

Jimmy Garoppolo


Better odds to start Week 7?

Garoppolo (calf) may have a better chance to start after the 49ers' Week 6 bye following news that Trey Lance sprained his left knee during Sunday's 17-10 loss in Arizona, David Lombardi of The Athletic reports.

Trey Lance


Picks up sprained knee

Lance suffered a left knee sprain during Sunday's 17-10 loss at Arizona, leaving his status for the 49ers' next game Week 7 against the Colts, David Lombardi of The Athletic reports.

Trey Sermon


Reverts to backup role

Sermon was only on the field for two offensive snaps (three percent) Sunday, finishing with one carry for seven yards in a 17-10 loss to Arizona.