Rapoport: Jerick McKinnon expected to go on IR, may need another procedure

49ers RB faces more bad news as Week 1 looms

Karl Buscheck
August 30, 2019 - 10:48 am

Jerick McKinnon’s future with the 49ers got significantly murkier on Friday morning, as reported by NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport.

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Here are all the details on the running back, who’s surgically repaired knee continues is expected to put him on injured reserve:

The distinction between season-ending IR and designated to return is large. If McKinnon is designated to return, he would have to be placed on the initial 53-man roster and would miss at least the first eight games. The 49ers must clip the roster from 90 to 53 by 1:00 pm on Saturday afternoon.

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