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Cardinals-49ers injury report Week 1: Niners rule out WR Deebo Samuel

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Deebo Samuel (19) runs against Arizona Cardinals cornerback Kevin Peterson (27) during the second half of an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/John Hefti)

Football is back.

The Arizona Cardinals kick off the 2020 campaign and Year 2 with Kliff Kingsbury and Kyler Murray on Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers.

With no preseason, the injury report in Week 1 is light for Arizona with only third-string left tackle Josh Jones listed as out (ankle).

The 49ers will be without No. 1 wideout Deebo Samuel (foot), while first-round pick and Arizona State product Brandon Aiyuk is questionable (hamstring) after practicing on a limited basis the last two days. Samuel suffered a Jones fracture in June while Aiyuk was put on a week-to-week timetable for a hamstring strain in late August.

As for the Cardinals, Larry Fitzgerald, DeAndre Hopkins and Maxx Williams practiced in full Friday after being limited at different points this week.

Here is the full injury report:

Player Position Injury Wednesday Thurday Friday Game Status
Josh Jones OL Ankle DNP DNP DNP Out
KeeSean Johnson WR Not-injury related DNP Moved to COVID-19 reserve
Larry Fitzgerald WR Not-injury related Limited Full Full
DeAndre Hopkins WR Not-injury related Limited Full Full
Maxx Williams TE Ankle Limited Limited Full

Player Position Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Brandon Aiyuk WR Hamstring DNP Limited Limited Questionable
Deebo Samuel WR Foot DNP DNP DNP Out
Jason Verrett CB Hamstring DNP DNP DNP Out
Ben Garland C Ankle Limited Limited Limited Questionable
Tevin Coleman RB Not-injury related (due to air quality) DNP


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