MOBILE, Ala. – General manager John Lynch provided rehab updates on several 49ers players Thursday before the final day of practices at the Senior Bowl.
Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo and running back Jerick McKinnon, both recovering from ACL surgeries, are expected to be ready for the start of training camp in late July, Lynch said.
Lynch said both players’ recoveries “are going exceptionally well.”
“Jerick is about six weeks ahead in terms of the time frame,” Lynch said. “I know it’s a competitive deal where they’re pushing each other – Jimmy’s trying to catch him, Jet’s trying to separate. But they’re really relying on each other, and that’s been a positive.”
Center Weston Richburg and defensive back D.J. Reed, meanwhile, will both spend the coming months recovering from surgeries.
Richburg had surgery on his knee and quadriceps and faces “extensive rehab,” Lynch said.
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“I think it affected his play late in the year,” Lynch said. “He was having trouble anchoring, I think. So we decided to go in there and get the thing cleaned up.”
Reed will have shoulder surgery Friday to repair a labral tear that the 49ers noticed in his exit physical. His injury generally requires a six-month recovery.
Lynch said the 49ers also hope to have both Richburg and Reed healthy for the start of training camp.
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