While many people believe 49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman (knee) won’t be healthy enough to play until after week eight, head coach Jim Harbaugh wouldn’t be surprised if he gets back on the field sooner.
Jim Harbaugh on expectation NaVorro Bowman out until mid season: "Knowing NaVorro, nothing would surprise me if it’s sooner than that."
— Ed Werder (@Edwerderespn...
Some of the roster moves teams are making come as a surprise, but the 49ers knew this one was coming.
The team announced linebacker NaVorro Bowman was placed on the active/physically unable to perform list.
No surprise here.
The 49ers have announced that they’ve placed linebacker NaVorro Bowman on the physically unable to perform list as he continues to recover from knee surgery.
#49ers have placed LB @NBowman53 on the active/physically unable to perform list.
— San Francisco 49ers (@49ers) July 23, 2014
I wouldn’t expect Bowman to play until after week six.
The heart of the defense lies in the linebacker position. When all are healthy, they are the most talented group on the field at any given time.
Let’s begin by taking a look at the inside linebacker position.
When training camp begins there will be a battle to see who will take the place of injured NaVorro Bowman. It is uncertain who will play along side Patrick Willis in week...
The 49ers have ranked among top three in points allowed the past three years, but one of the NFL’s most formidable defenses figures to be absent two All-Pros to start the season.
Outside linebacker Aldon Smith is expected to serve as NFL suspension of unknown length, while inside linebacker NaVorro Bowman (knee) will miss about half the season. The 49ers figure to replace Smith...
Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee believes 49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman likely won’t make his 2014 debut until after week eight.
NaVorro Bowman (ACL recovery) is expected to go on the physically-unable-to perform list when he reports to camp this week. The smart money on his return is after the team’s Week 8 bye. One of Bowman’s understudies, veteran Michael Wilhoite, doesn’t...
Slowly but surely, linebacker NaVorro Bowman is working towards returning to the field for the San Francisco 49ers. After suffering a gruesome ACL tear during the NFL title game against the Seattle Seahawks, it was feared that the All-Pro would be missing the entire 2014-15 NFL campaign.
Fear not Niner fans, according to Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee, Bowman is expected back...
According to Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee, the “smart money” is on 49ers LB NaVorro Bowman returning from his left-knee injury after the team’s bye in Week 8.
Barrows notes that Michael Wilhoite is the current front-runner to assume Bowman’s duties for the start of the 2014 season.
Barrows also lists Nick Moody, undrafted rookie Shayne Skov and third-round...
According to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com, 49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman will be placed on the physically unable to perform list when training camp begins next week.
Next week when linebacker NaVorro Bowman reports, he will also be added to the PUP list.
Bowman is expected to open the season on the PUP list, as the 49ers are not going to take any chances in his rehab from...
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