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Report: MRI Reveals ACL & MCL Tears 49ers ILB NaVorro Bowman

Update:

Pro Football Talk is reporting that 49ers ILB NaVorro Bowman’s MRI on Monday revealed tears to his ACL and MCL ligaments.

  • ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Bowman is expected to be ready for the start of the 2014 season.
  • Schefter adds that Bowman will undergo surgery on his torn ACL.

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Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reports that the 49ers believe ILB NaVorro Bowman has both a torn ACL and MCL.

  • Florio adds that an MRI has yet to be conducted.

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49ers HC Jim Harbaugh told reporters following Sunday’s loss to the Seahawks that preliminary exam showed that ILB NaVorro Bowman suffered ACL injury.

Harbaugh also mentioned that G Mike Iupati has been diagnosed with a fractured left ankle.

Iupati was selected to the Pro Bowl this year, but he will clearly be replaced in the coming days. A fractured ankle will of course require some offseason rehabbing, but he could be ready to go in time for training camp this summer.