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Michael Crabtree could miss two weeks with undisclosed injury

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49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree missed Thursday’s practice and it looks like he will miss several more before he’s well enough to return to the field.

Coach Jim Harbaugh didn’t share what forced Crabtree out of practice, saying only that he is “working through something,” and that he could miss a week or two of training camp while healing up.

Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com reports Harbaugh did say that the injury Crabtree is working through wasn’t to his foot or Achilles. Crabtree tore his Achilles before last season and missed 11 games before returning for the end of the regular season and the playoffs. He also dealt with foot injuries before his rookie season and a couple of years into his professional career.

Avoiding a recurrence of a past injury would obviously be a good thing for Crabtree, although the lack of specifics make it hard to know how much this absence might impact Crabtree’s return. His work in training camp thus far has earned good reviews from quarterback Colin Kaepernick and offensive coordinator Greg Roman, though, so the team will be hoping this is just a bump in the road to a successful season.

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28 Responses to “Michael Crabtree could miss two weeks with undisclosed injury”
  1. ariani1985 says: Aug 1, 2014 3:00 PM

    Still better than any other sea turd WR

  2. 4thquartermagic says: Aug 1, 2014 3:05 PM

    Dudes’ a good player but he is pretty injury prone.

  3. cletusvandam says: Aug 1, 2014 3:06 PM

    Well this sucks, I read Lloyd is out too…

  4. beardinals says: Aug 1, 2014 3:07 PM

    Over/under 6 games played this year.

  5. clownsfan says: Aug 1, 2014 3:09 PM

    Guy is either runnin his mouth or ridin a stationary bike.

  6. discountdoublecheck says: Aug 1, 2014 3:10 PM

    Is the injury called ‘Mad Bro?’

  7. sw19womble says: Aug 1, 2014 3:12 PM

    Sick note.

  8. pacificnw7722 says: Aug 1, 2014 3:12 PM

    Mediocre and injury prone……

  9. 941bucs says: Aug 1, 2014 3:14 PM

    Is he flopping in that pic?

  10. hawktawker says: Aug 1, 2014 3:18 PM

    Wow if he is still better than any Seahawk receiver when he’s sitting at home we’re in real trouble!!!

  11. ctiggs says: Aug 1, 2014 3:18 PM

    He will be fine, let him rest.

  12. clickablecontent says: Aug 1, 2014 3:19 PM

    Mysteriously happens every training camp since the guy’s been drafted.

  13. trollhammer20 says: Aug 1, 2014 3:22 PM

    Someone said “Kam Chancellor”, and he flinched so hard he sprained something.

  14. jayniner says: Aug 1, 2014 3:27 PM

    This illness seems to running rampant through the NFL right now…..it’s called lackofcontractitis

  15. thelastwordyaheard says: Aug 1, 2014 3:33 PM

    Sherman hurt his feelings again..

  16. seabrawk12 says: Aug 1, 2014 3:35 PM

    He will bounce right back. His injury was mediocre at best.

  17. johnlink00 says: Aug 1, 2014 3:35 PM

    Sherman hurt his feelings. No surgery required. Could be back in a week, but the 49ers are being cautious.

  18. garyridgway says: Aug 1, 2014 3:36 PM

    Mediocre receiver

  19. johnlink00 says: Aug 1, 2014 3:37 PM

    thelastwordyaheard beat me to it. Wish I could delete my comment for lack of creativity.

  20. jcbrewing says: Aug 1, 2014 3:41 PM

    I don’t think he’s ever had a full training camp or pre-season. Doesn’t like practice. Been a bit injury prone but he does have 3 years where he played nearly every game in the regular season.

  21. radar8 says: Aug 1, 2014 3:43 PM

    Training camp is brutal. Players are going down on every team at ridiculous rates.

    34 players got injuries in the first week of training camp. Youch.

  22. radar8 says: Aug 1, 2014 3:46 PM

    clickablecontent says:
    Aug 1, 2014 3:19 PM

    Mysteriously happens every training camp since the guy’s been drafted.
    —————————————————-

    That’s a sign that the guy is not warming-up properly. The training staff needs to do a better job of making sure that the players are ready go.

  23. braceyourselffor12 says: Aug 1, 2014 3:48 PM

    Sherman is going to be exposed as a sub standard CB without the flagrant PI and holding that he and his group of frauds use.

    Crabtree, even injured is far and away better than anyobe on the seahack roster.

  24. digitalsasquatch says: Aug 1, 2014 3:50 PM

    He had a mediocrectomy…recovery is generally 10-14 days, provided the docs got it all on the first go.

  25. pantherpro says: Aug 1, 2014 3:58 PM

    SeaPed fan please take off those 12th man jerseys! Very lame pasty one

  26. 1phd says: Aug 1, 2014 3:59 PM

    Sore hamstring, no big deal. When will you be reporting what he had for lunch yesterday?

  27. juliusanonymous says: Aug 1, 2014 4:53 PM

    Mediocre.

  28. winninaintsinnin says: Aug 1, 2014 5:15 PM

    Someone should fix him by showing him the schedule.

    He doesn’t have to be “hurt” until Thanksgiving.

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