The San Francisco 49ers and the New York Giants are getting ready for a matchup that figures to be hard-slugging and full of intense defensive football. The Niners defense is one of the best in the league, and the Giants defense isn't too far behind. It also features too solid quarterbacks in Alex Smith and Eli Manning, but it figures this contest might be settled the old-fashioned way--a lot of grind-it-out running football.
The 49ers got a huge addition back to their roster when Delanie Walker came back to practice in a limited fashion. The Niners could use him in the offensive game as he provides versatility as a blocker to free up Frank Gore and as an occasional receiver out of the backfield. His presence is crucial for San Francisco to secure victory.
Here's more of the injury report.
49ers Practice Report
Did Not Participate In Practice: WR Ted Ginn (knee), S Dashon Goldson (ankle), C Jonathan Goodwin (calf)
Limited Participation in Practice: TE Delanie Walker (jaw)
Giants Practice Report
Did Not Participate In Practice: RB Ahmad Bradshaw (foot)
Limited Participation in Practice: LB Mark Herzlich (ankle), QB Eli Manning (illness), DE Justin Tuck (shoulder), DE Osi Umenyiora (ankle, knee), CB Corey Webster (hamstring)
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