Heading into Sunday’s game in opposition to the New York Giants, the Niners had been with out quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, tight end George Kittle, walking back Raheem Mostert, pass rusher Dee Ford and linebacker Dre Greenlaw.
That turned into simply the important thing gamers dominated out with harm. San Francisco’s IR listing is even longer: Nick Bosa, Richard Sherman, Tevin Coleman, Deebo Samuel, Solomon Thomas, Richie James, Jalen Hurd and Tavon Austin.
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The Niners had been bit through the injury bug like they may be residing withinside the jungle sans insect spray or mosquito nets.
Despite beginning backup QB Nick Mullens and backups at each nook spots, now no longer having their supermegacelebrity tight end, and deploying a receiver corps complete of No. 2 and three options, the 49ers nevertheless whitewashed the Giants, 36-9.