Christian McCaffrey back at 49ers practice, Elijah Mitchell isn’t

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49ers running back Christian McCaffrey said on Thursday that there is no chance he will miss Sunday’s NFC Championship Game with a calf injury and Friday’s practice brought reason to take him at his word.

McCaffrey is on the practice field for the first time this week. The 49ers will issue injury designations later on Friday, but McCaffrey’s comments and his return to practice suggest little concern about his availability.

The same cannot be said of running back Elijah Mitchell. Reporters at the open portion of 49ers practice note that Mitchell is out for the third straight day.

Tevin Coleman, Jordan Mason, and Tyrion Davis-Price would be running back options behind McCaffrey if Mitchell is ruled out against the Eagles.

4 responses to “Christian McCaffrey back at 49ers practice, Elijah Mitchell isn’t

  1. In the back of their minds, how many players, coaches and fans know how their season ends?

    Most likely?

    And it’s not with a Lombardi. At least not in almost 30 years.

  2. 31-20 birds
    27-24 chiefs

    I liked the bengals before the “burrowhead” stadium remark. So, I’m predicting that should give KC a little extra juice to start the game, they get an early/first quarter 2 possession lead and hang on by the skin of their teeth

  3. No matter what happens Sunday, the history books will show that the 49ers knocked Dallas out of the playoffs two years in a row. Nothing Cowboys fans can do about that ever, except be reminded again, and again, and again, and again…..

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