Accidents are at all times a consider sports activities, particularly within the NFL, however some groups, for no matter motive, appear to have worse luck than others on the subject of remaining wholesome all through the course of the season.
These two groups have gotten the brief finish of the stick by way of accidents this season, but because of their high-end expertise, they’re nonetheless very a lot within the hunt for a playoff spot.
1. San Francisco 49ers
The 49ers have handled the harm bug for a 3rd straight season, however true to their character, they’ve discovered a technique to stay aggressive.
Final season, they began 3-5, however they one way or the other obtained sizzling down the stretch and have been minutes away from reaching the Tremendous Bowl for the second time in three years.
San Francisco is at present 5-4 regardless of fielding among the best rosters within the NFL, particularly on protection, however they’ve been banged up.
Huge receiver Deebo Samuel, operating again Elijah Mitchell, offensive lineman Trent Williams, tight finish George Kittle, go rusher Nick Bosa, and cornerback Emmanuel Moseley, simply to call a number of, have all missed video games, or in some circumstances, a number of video games.
Fortunately, the Niners are nearly again to full energy now, and so they appear poised for one more sizzling November, December and presumably January.
2. Los Angeles Chargers
Maybe no staff this season has handled extra key accidents than the Bolts.
They’ve been with out high wideout Keenan Allen for a lot of the season, and currently they’ve been lacking fellow wideouts Mike Williams and Jalen Guyton, cornerback J.C. Jackson, and go rusher Joey Bosa, amongst others.
The Chargers are 5-3, Herbert has been taking part in harm since sport 2, and the staff has had probably the most accidents within the league. If Herbert doesn’t have any of his common receivers and the follow squad gamers can’t get separation then what do you assume will occur? Want a deep risk. pic.twitter.com/vRhDiTGmzl
— trailblazerfan (@trailblazerfan) November 10, 2022
The Chargers have been anticipated to be within the combine for a spot within the Tremendous Bowl, however all their accidents have thrown head coach Brandon Staley’s makes an attempt to coalesce their expertise into confusion.
After shedding to San Francisco on Sunday, they’re simply 5-4, and so they have a troublesome sport versus the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs arising subsequent week.