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San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, right, greets quarterback Nick Mullens during warm-ups before an NFL football game against the New York Giants, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Garoppolo returns to practice for 49ers on limited basis

Oct. 7, 2020 5:21 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo returned to practice on a limited basis for the San Francisco 49ers on Wednesday after missing two games with a sprained ankle. Coach Kyle Shanahan said the fact Garoppolo is able to practice for the first time since injuring his ankle in a Week 2 win...

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (10) throws a pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Banged-up 49ers prepare for Giants without Garoppolo

Sep. 23, 2020 5:04 PM EDT

Jimmy Garoppolo missed practiced with a sprained ankle and is unlikely to return this week, setting the stage for backup Nick Mullens to possibly make his first start at quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers in nearly 21 months. Garoppolo was one of several 49ers who went down with injuries in last...

49ers activate WR Deebo Samuel off injury list

Sep. 5, 2020 6:45 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers activated starting receiver Deebo Samuel from the non-football injury list as they reduced their roster to under the 53-man limit. The move with Samuel means he is eligible to play the season opener Sept. 13 against Arizona instead of staying on the NFI...