But even with the disappointment of the injury, the bright spot for Mostert is he should get the chance to be there for the birth of his son — expected on Thursday — and be reunited with Devon and his oldest, Gunner. It’s the latest step in his journey both on and off the field. He’s such a professional,” Juszczyk said.
And why were the two biggest supernovas to suffer season-ending injuries — 49ers defensive end Nick Bosa and Giants running back Saquon Barkley — guys who did just fine when they sat out the entire 2019 preseason? No, the attention should instead be focused on that new surface at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. The one the NFL says it certified as safe.
Five months later, the 49ers are thinned at what used to unquestionably be their best position group: Bosa’s season is over because of the torn ACL he suffered in a 31-13 win over the Jets on Sunday and Ford missed the game because of his latest injury, a back ailment that will sideline him indefinitely. In addition, defensive tackle Solomon Thomas, the No. pick in 2017 and part of their interior-line rotation, also suffered a torn ACL against the Jets.