The San Francisco 49ers announced they ruled out a massive pass rusher ahead of their Divisional Round matchup with the Green Bay Packers. The 49ers and Packers have key players battling injuries in the postseason.
The Packers listed cornerback Jaire Alexander as questionable to play the 49ers. Head coach Matt LaFleur wanted Alexander back to practice Thursday. But the star defensive player was unable to practice Thursday.
The San Francisco 49ers rule out a DE
The 49ers already know the status of defensive end Clelin Ferrell. The 49ers ruled him out of the Packers game due to a knee injury he suffered in Week 18. Ferrell had to be carted off the field during their game against the Los Angeles Rams.
The fourth-overall pick in the 2019 draft has 28 tackles and 3.5 sacks this season. The 49ers will need Chase Young to step up against the Packers with Ferrell out.
Linebacker Dre Greenlaw was listed as questionable for the 49ers. Ferrell and Greenlaw are the only players on the 49ers roster with designations against the Packers.
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