49ers hope painful summer isn't followed by another injury-marred season

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49ers hope painful summer isn't followed by another injury-marred season
49ers hope painful summer isn't followed by another injury-marred season

Their top draft pick, pass rusher Nick Bosa, is sidelined with a severe ankle sprain. Their top offseason acquisition, pass rusher Dee Ford, hasn't practiced since July 29 due to knee tendinitis. Their top slot receiver, Trent Taylor, had foot surgery on the eve of the preseason opener. Their top slot cornerback, K'Waun Williams, had arthroscopic knee surgery early in training camp. And their top backup tackle, Shon Coleman, has been lost for the season with a broken leg and dislocated ankle. This leads to a question: Will the 49ers top the significant amount of injuries they've had the previous two seasons? General manager John Lynch was asked Saturday before the 49ers' joint practice with the

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