San Francisco 49ers RB Raheem Mostert leaves game with knee injury

DETROIT — Just after a pair of promising carries seemed to established the phase for a substantial effectiveness, San Francisco 49ers running back again Raheem Mostert departed Sunday’s match in opposition to the Detroit Lions with a knee injuries and will not return.

Mostert carried two times for 20 yards on San Francisco’s 2nd possession but headed to the sideline shortly right after a nine-property acquire on the 2nd enjoy of the collection. Rookie running back again Elijah Mitchell stepped in for Mostert and experienced a 38-property landing run on the collection right after Mostert’s injuries.

The Niners at first introduced that Mostert was questionable to return but he was ruled out with an official announcement early in the third quarter. Mostert spent the rest of the very first fifty percent on the bench with no a helmet on as Mitchell and fellow running back again JaMycal Hasty picked up the running back again snaps.

Mostert is coming off an injuries-plagued year, taking part in in 8 online games very last year as a knee sprain and a high-ankle sprain price him two and 6 online games, respectively. He averaged five.01 yards for every have in the 8 online games he performed in 2020.

Rookie running back again Trey Sermon, whom the 49ers drafted in the third round this year, is also on the roster but was a pregame inactive Sunday in opposition to the Lions.