Bowman (Achilles) returned to the field for Wednesday's minicamp workout and ran without any extra support on his reconstructed knee, Cam Inman of The Mercury News reports. "Guys are saying, 'What are you on? How are you moving like this so early?' I've put the work in and I thought God will bless me with a great season this year," Bowman said.
Bowman appears to have healed up from the torn Achilles he sustained last October remarkably fast. According to the report, Bowman looked "nimble" on the practice field Wednesday, but the 49ers still figure to exercise caution with the linebacker throughout the team's offseason activities. As the heart of a talent-deficient 49ers defense, Bowman could post huge tackle numbers in 2017 if he can stay out of the trainer's room.
Bowman (Achilles) hopes to be cleared for on-field work in advance of the 49ers' pre-draft minicamp on April 25, Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area reports. "In the last month, we started to ramp it up and doing a little more things, jumping around," Bowman said of his rehabilitation. "The process has been great. There have been no setbacks. Just looking forward to getting back out there and showing what I have."
Bowman's 2016 season came to a close in Week 4 due to a torn Achilles in his left leg. Thankfully, his recovery seems to be going about as well as it could be and he's progressed to the point where he was able to take part in San Francisco's conditioning test Monday. With the 49ers switching to a 4-3 scheme under new defensive coordinator Robert Saleh, the entire defense should benefit if its leader is able to take the field sooner than later.
Bowman (Achilles) is making good progress through his rehab but still doesn't have a timetable set for his return to full activity, Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area reports.
Bowman is currently working his way back from a torn left Achilles suffered in Week 4 against the Cowboys. That setback came after he suffered a horrible left knee injury during the 2014 NFL Championship, giving Bowman perspective for his rehab. According to the 28-year-old, his latest injury hurdle is far easier to approach than his knee rehab was, and although he's yet to receive a timetable, Bowman is confident he'll be back performing at a high level once healthy.
Bowman (Achilles) has reached the point in his rehab where he's running in a pool, Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area reports.
Bowman has spent the last three months recovering from a torn left Achilles, but a lengthy road awaits to be traveled. The 49ers aren't obligated to update his status with regularity, meaning the general public may not learn much about his progress until the offseason program commences in April, with OTAs and minicamp to follow in May and June.
Bowman had surgery done on his torn Achilles this week, Cam Inman of the Mercury News reports.
After successful surgery on his torn left Achilles, Bowman will begin the rehab process and work towards a possible 2017 return to the field. The injury was a big blow to those who owned him in IDP leagues, as he was already on pace to match his league-leading tackle mark he set last season. The All-Pro linebacker bounced back from the gruesome knee injury he sustained in the 2013 playoffs and didn't skip a beat, so fantasy owners and fans of football alike are hoping that he can make a similar recovery when he returns to the gridiron.
|P1||8/11/17||@ KC||9:00 pm|
|P3||8/27/17||@ MIN||8:00 pm|
|2||9/17/17||@ SEA||4:25 pm|
|4||10/1/17||@ ARI||4:05 pm|
|5||10/8/17||@ IND||1:00 pm|
|6||10/15/17||@ WAS||1:00 pm|
|8||10/29/17||@ PHI||1:00 pm|
|Bye: Week 11|
|13||12/3/17||@ CHI||1:00 pm|
|14||12/10/17||@ HOU||1:00 pm|
|17||12/31/17||@ LAR||4:25 pm|
|2010||San Francisco 49ers||16||46||38.0||8||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0|
|2011||San Francisco 49ers||16||143||111.0||32||2||0||0||0.0||0||0||8|
|2012||San Francisco 49ers||16||148||96.0||52||2||1||11||11.0||11||0||7|
|2013||San Francisco 49ers||16||145||120.0||25||5||2||93||46.5||89||1||8|
|2014||San Francisco 49ers||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0|
|2015||San Francisco 49ers||16||154||116.0||38||2.5||0||0||0.0||0||0||2|
|2016||San Francisco 49ers||4||35||24.0||11||1||1||0||0.0||0||0||2|
|Year||Team||G||Fum||Lost||Fum Forced||Own Rec||Opp Rec||Yds||Tot Rec||TD|
|2010||San Francisco 49ers||16||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2011||San Francisco 49ers||16||0||0||0||0||3||0||3||0|
|2012||San Francisco 49ers||16||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0|
|2013||San Francisco 49ers||16||0||0||4||0||2||0||2||0|
|2014||San Francisco 49ers||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2015||San Francisco 49ers||16||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0|
|2016||San Francisco 49ers||4||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0|