Sherman to miss a few weeks, reportedly has Grade 2 hamstring strain

Dee Ford will also be shelved with hamstring issue

Karl Buscheck
December 09, 2019 - 9:43 am

In the aftermath of the 49ers' thrilling 48-46 win over the Saints, the club will have to make do without Richard Sherman for a few weeks. Head coach Kyle Shanahan announced the news at his Monday press conference.

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Tom Pelissero of NFL Network/ had the scoop earlier in the day, reporting that Sherman is dealing with a Grade 2 strain.

The 49ers host the Falcons on Sunday in Santa Clara, meet up against the Rams at Levi's on Saturday, Dec. 21 and close out the regular season on Dec. 29 in Seattle.

Meanwhile, Shanahan also said that defensive end Dee Ford (hamstring) will miss a few weeks and that center Weston Richburg (torn patellar tendon) is out for the year.

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