Hamstring harm predicted to maintain San Francisco 49ers RB Elijah Mitchell out of preseason

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- San Francisco 49ers jogging lower back Elijah Mitchell did now no longer play in Friday's preseason opener

in opposition to the Green Bay Packers due to a hamstring harm and will pass over all 3 of the group's preseason games.

After Friday's 28-21 win in opposition to the Packers, Niners train Kyle Shanahan stated Mitchell is handling a hamstring harm

and might not play in subsequent week's sport in opposition to the Minnesota Vikings, either.

The equal is real of cornerback Charvarius Ward, who's additionally handling a strained hamstring.

"Both of them had gentle tissue injuries," Shanahan stated. "They might not be to be had subsequent week. We'll see the week after that.

Mitchell and Ward are predicted to be geared up for the regular-season opener 9/11 in opposition to the Chicago Bears.

Through the primary weeks of camp, Mitchell had resumed the function he took on remaining season as San Francisco's beginning jogging lower back.

With Mitchell out, the 49ers will flip to a collection that consists of Trey Sermon, rookie Tyrion Davis-Price and JaMycal Hasty to address the exhibition incorporates.

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