49ers Fear Jimmy Garoppolo Suffered Torn ACL Against Chiefs

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John Lynch and the 49ers are holding their collective breath, as their huge offseason investment has gone down with a what looks like a knee injury after a dirty hit by Chiefs defender Steven Nelson.

Unfortunately, the 49ers should brace for the worst.

NFL Network's James Palmer captured a visibly distraught Garoppolo on the sideline as he was being carted off. Garoppolo took a vicious hit near the sideline nearly immediately after making the cut, and stayed down for an extended period of time before heading to the medical tent.

Non-contact injuries have a history of being long-term problems, but it's still too early to tell.

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With everyone holding their breath in San Francisco, stay tuned for an update on Garoppolo's health. Unfortunately, the team is fearing the worst, too. "Would be season-ending. MRI tomorrow".

"With Jimmy we're fearing ACL", Shanahan said.

The Kansas City Chiefs' gamble to divest from Alex Smith and hand Patrick Mahomes the reins has been a good one.


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