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49ers' Javon Kinlaw: Sidelined Tuesday
Kinlaw (knee) was seen observing the on-field training session during the 49ers' OTAs on Tuesday, Cam Inman of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
Head coach Kyle Shanahan said Tuesday that Kinlaw is still recovering from ACL surgery but is expected to be ready for training camp, Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay Area reports. The 2020 first-round selection played four games before needing season-ending surgery in late October. A typical recovery timeline suggests that Kinlaw could be ready to return to action by July at the earliest, which would also fit in with his expected return according to Shanahan.... See More ... See Less
49ers' Javon Kinlaw: Had ACL reconstruction surgery
Kinlaw (knee) needed ACL reconstruction surgery, David Lombardi of The Athletic of The Athletic reports.
Kinlaw was put on injured reserve Oct. 30 after having season-ending surgery on his knee, but little was known about the procedure. During surgery it was found that Kinlaw had chronic changes to his ACL and the best treatment was ACL reconstruction. The 49ers' 2020 first-round selection should be able to return in 2022.... See More ... See Less
49ers' Javon Kinlaw: Put on injured reserve
Kinlaw (knee) was put on injured reserve Saturday following knee surgery, Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
The move was already anticipated since Kinlaw had already been declared out for the season. Kentavius Street had already taken over the 24-year-old's starting role in Week 7 with Zach Kerr also seeing a bump in playing time.... See More ... See Less
49ers' Javon Kinlaw: Has season-ending surgery
Coach Kyle Shanahan revealed Friday that Kinlaw ended up getting season-ending surgery on his knee, David Lombardi of The Athletic reports.
Kinlaw will finish his sophomore season with just eight tackles and no sacks over four appearances. On the bright side, Shanahan believes the surgery has successfully addressed the issue with Kinlaw's knee. The 2020 first-round pick will aim for a healthier and more productive 2022 campaign, while Kentavius Street will likely jump into a starting role along San Francisco's defensive line.... See More ... See Less
49ers' Javon Kinlaw: May need surgery
Kinlaw is in Los Angeles on Wednesday for knee evaluations and may need season-ending surgery, David Lombardi of The Athletic reports.
Kinlaw has been dealing with a knee issue since training camp, but he has needed to miss only Week 1 and Week 7 so far. However, he has spent multiple weeks off and on the injury report between games. If Kinlaw opts for season-ending surgery, he'll end his sophomore campaign with eight tackles (one solo).... See More ... See Less
49ers' Javon Kinlaw: Out Week 7
Kinlaw (knee) will not play in Sunday's matchup with the Colts, Matt Barrows of The Athletic reports.
Kinlaw has been nursing a knee issue for nearly a month. The 49ers will opt to give him the week off in order for him to recover. However, he could potentially be a candidate for the IR, according to Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle. In Kinlaw's absence, look for Kentavius Street and Zach Kerr to see increased reps.... See More ... See Less
49ers' Javon Kinlaw: Set to face Cardinals
Kinlaw (knee) is active for Sunday's game against the Cardinals, Keiana Martin of the 49ers' official site reports.
Kinlaw was a limited participant in practice throughout the week while managing a knee injury. As has been the case for the past few games, he'll play through the injury. In three games this season, Kinlaw has recorded eight tackles.... See More ... See Less
49ers' Javon Kinlaw: Questionable against Arizona
Kinlaw (knee) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Cardinals.
Kinlaw was limited in practice this week as he continues to deal with a knee injury. However, he was able to play through the injury in each of the last two games, and it wouldn't be surprising to see him active against the Cardinals.... See More ... See Less
49ers' Javon Kinlaw: Active against Seattle
Kinlaw (knee) is active for Sunday's game against the Seahawks, Keiana Martin of the 49ers' official site reports.
Kinlaw dealt with a knee injury ahead of last week's loss to the Packers but recorded six tackles (one solo) against Green Bay. He'll be available for Sunday's Week 4 matchup and should play a prominent role on the defensive line.... See More ... See Less
49ers' Javon Kinlaw: Will play Sunday
Kinlaw (knee) is active for Sunday's game against the Packers.
Kinlaw featured in 71 percent of the snaps in Week 2 against the Eagles and should have a similar workload this time around. He had been battling a knee injury but has been deemed healthy enough to feature and is looking to provide a better performance this time around. He recorded just one tackle in Week 2 against Detroit.... See More ... See Less
49ers' Javon Kinlaw: Ready for season debut
Kinlaw is active for Sunday's Week 2 contest against the Eagles.
Kinlaw was sidelined by a knee issue for Week 1 against Detroit. However, there was optimism surrounding his Week 2 status after he was able to log limited practices on both Thursday and Friday. He may not return to a full role initially, but he should bolster the 49ers' defensive line against the Eagles.... See More ... See Less
49ers' Javon Kinlaw: On track for Week 2
Kinlaw (knee), who is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Eagles, is expected to play, Ian Rapoport and Mike Garofolo of NFL Network report.
Kinlaw's knee injury kept him sidelined for the 49ers' Week 1 win over the Lions and prevented him from practicing Wednesday, but he logged a pair of limited sessions Thursday and Friday to take a questionable tag into the weekend. So long as Kinlaw's knee responds well to warmups, he looks like he'll be ready to make his 2021 debut Sunday, though the 49ers could monitor his snap count carefully. As a rookie last season, the South Carolina product recorded 33 stops, four pass breakups, 1.5 sacks and an interception across 14 games.... See More ... See Less
49ers' Javon Kinlaw: Questionable for Week 2
The 49ers listed Kinlaw (knee) as questionable ahead of Sunday's matchup with the Eagles, Nick Wagoner of ESPN.com reports.
Kinlaw was listed as doubtful ahead of Week 1 and didn't suit up against the Lions. The 23-year-old appears to be progressing well, but he will likely still be a game-time decision Sunday.... See More ... See Less
49ers' Javon Kinlaw: Not facing Detroit
Kinlaw (knee) is inactive for Sunday's game against the Lions, according to Keiana Martin of the 49ers' official website.
Kinlaw was originally listed as doubtful due to a knee problem, and as expected, he's been ruled out for the season opener. His next chance to feature will come in Week 2 at Philadelphia, though everything would depend on how his recovery progresses.... See More ... See Less
49ers' Javon Kinlaw: Doubtful for Week 1
Kinlaw (knee) is doubtful for Sunday's game against the Lions, David Lombardi of The Athletic reports.
It's unclear whether this knee injury is related to the knee swelling Kinlaw dealt with early in training camp. Either way, the starting defensive tackle is unlikely to dress for the season opener, which would open up an opportunity for Kentavius Street to take on a larger role.... See More ... See Less
49ers' Javon Kinlaw: Returns Wednesday
Kinlaw (shoulder) returned to practice Wednesday, Jennifer Lee Chan of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
After managing knee swelling at the start of camp, Kinlaw is now nursing a shoulder issue. His return to the practice field is certainly a postitive sign, as the team would presumably not rush their starting defensive tackle back if he was not ready. He accumulated 33 tackles (15 solo), 1.5 sacks, an interception and one touch down across 14 games during his rookie campaign in 2020.... See More ... See Less
49ers' Javon Kinlaw: Dealing with shoulder injury
Kinlaw suffered a shoulder injury at Monday's practice and is considered week-to-week, Chris Biderman of The Sacramento Bee reports
Kinlaw was managing swelling in his knee at the start of camp, and he's now nursing the shoulder injury. It's unclear if the injury could affect his availability for the season opener Sept. 12 at Detroit.... See More ... See Less
49ers' Javon Kinlaw: Participating in team drills
Kinlaw (knee) took part in team drills at Monday's practice, Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
Kinlaw has been slowly eased into training camp activities due to knee swelling, but it looks like he's back to full speed. The second-year defensive tackle can be considered on track for his usual starting role Week 1, barring any setbacks.... See More ... See Less
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