Watson logged two tackles and half of a sack during Monday's loss to the Giants.
Watson and teammate DeForest Buckner combined for a key sack on a third down, but he wasn't involved in many other plays. Until his low snap counts increase -- Watson hasn't topped 19 snaps either of the past two weeks -- the linebacker is a tough sell in the majority of IDP formats.
Watson had three tackles (two solo) and 1.5 sacks in Thursday's blowout win over the Raiders.
Watson spent the first eight games of the season on injured reserve with a hamstring injury, but returned to the field in a big way Thursday. The 30-year-old played 17 of 57 defensive snaps and added 14 snaps on special teams.
Watson (hamstring) was activated to the 53-man roster from injured reserve Thursday.
Watson landed on injured reserve in the beginning of the regular season due to a lingering hamstring issue, but returned to practice last week and appears to have fully recovered. The veteran linebacker appears on track to suit up against the Raiders on Thursday, and is expected to take a fair amount of his snaps on special teams.
By virtue of practicing Wednesday, Watson (hamstring) has been designated to return from injured reserve and his 21-day window for activation has opened, Nick Wagoner of ESPN.com reports.
Watson landed on injured reserve early in the season with a hamstring injury after returning for the preseason following a calf issue. He has 21 days to prove himself healthy, though he will be eligible to be activated ahead of that time if he's ready to contribute for the 49ers.
Watson has been ruled out of Sunday's regular season opener against the Vikings with a hamstring injury, Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
According to the 49ers injury report, Watson was a limited participant at Friday's session but will still miss Sunday's game. Cassius Marsh figures to see extra work at defensive end with Watson out.
|Bye: Week 11|
|12||11/25/18||@ TB||1:00 pm|
|13||12/2/18||@ SEA||4:25 pm|
|17||12/30/18||@ LAR||4:25 pm|
|2010||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||15||31||26.0||5||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||1|
|2011||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||14||23||21.0||2||1||0||0||0.0||0||0||2|
|2012||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||16||10||8.0||2||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0|
|2013||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||15||42||33.0||9||2||1||0||0.0||0||0||1|
|2015||New England Patriots||3||2||2.0||0||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0|
|2017||San Francisco 49ers||14||8||6.0||2||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0|
|2018||San Francisco 49ers||2||5||3.0||2||2||0||0||0.0||0||0||0|
|Year||Team||G||No.||Yds||Lg||Avg||Blk||I20||TB||Downed||No||Ret Yds||TD||Net Avg|
|2010||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||15||0||0||0||---||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||---|
|2011||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||14||0||0||0||---||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||---|
|2012||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||16||0||0||0||---||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||---|
|2013||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||15||0||0||0||---||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||---|
|2015||New England Patriots||3||0||0||0||---||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||---|
|2017||San Francisco 49ers||14||0||0||0||---||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||---|
|2018||San Francisco 49ers||2||0||0||0||---||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||---|
|Year||Team||G||Fum||Lost||Fum Forced||Own Rec||Opp Rec||Yds||Tot Rec||TD|
|2010||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||15||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2011||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||14||0||0||1||0||1||7||1||1|
|2012||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||16||0||0||0||0||2||0||2||0|
|2013||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||15||0||0||1||0||1||0||1||0|
|2015||New England Patriots||3||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2017||San Francisco 49ers||14||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2018||San Francisco 49ers||2||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0|