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Jason Verrett is out for a year after ripping Achilles in training

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49ers cornerback Jason Verrett was activated off the bodily incapable record late final month, however he was inactive in week eight and won’t play in any of the crew’s remaining video games.

The 49ers have introduced that Verrett will miss the remainder of the season following an Achilles tendon damage in observe on Wednesday. Verrett was getting back from an anterior cruciate ligament damage and the Achilles tear is the newest in a protracted string of accidents which have derailed Verrett’s profession.

He performed in 13 video games in 2020 however tore his anterior cruciate ligament within the first week of final 12 months and performed only one recreation in 2019 due to an ankle damage. He suffered one other Achilles tendon damage whereas with the Chargers in 2018 and was restricted to 5 video games in 2016 and 2017 following one other anterior cruciate ligament damage in 2016. Verrett additionally had two accidents that restricted him to 6 video games as a rookie in 2014. .

Verrett has been an efficient participant when wholesome, however this lengthy damage historical past exhibits that it would not occur typically sufficient.

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