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49ers RB Marcus Lattimore To Begin Camp On Non-Football Injury List

 

According to Field Yates of ESPN, second-year RB Marcus Lattimore will begin training camp on the non-football injury list.

  • Yates adds that this is just a “procedural move” that will allow Lattimore to continue his rehab process.

Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area mentioned a few weeks ago that Lattimore has “made significant progress” during the team’s spring workouts.

  • However, Maiocco added that he “still appears to have a ways to go.

Lattimore, 22, sat out his rookie year while rehabilitating a major knee injury that he sustained in college, which included a torn MCL, PCL and a dislocated kneecap.

The 49ers drafted RB Carlos Hyde, who was considered to be the No. 1 running back in this year’s draft by a number of analysts, so it’s not as though they are counting on Lattimore to be a major contributor in 2014.

As of now, they also have Frank GoreKendall Hunter and LaMichael James to go along with Jewel Hampton.