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San Francisco 49ers DE Nick Bosa Exits Cowboys Wild Card Matchup With Concussion

The San Francisco 49ers lost a key part of their defense during the NFC Wild Card matchup against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday.

Defensive end Nick Bosa suffered a head injury in the second quarter and was officially ruled out during halftime. Bosa suffered a concussion with a minute left in the half — giving the home crowd a thumbs-up on his walk back to the locker room.

According to ProFootballDoc, via SIC.com, “Bosa was on a pass rush with just over one minute left when he collided with fellow defensive lineman D.J. Jones.

“The third-year pass rusher was checked in the injury tent, then went to the locker room early. Bosa did not emerge after halftime and was ruled out a short time later.”

San Francisco’s defense has held up without their two-time Pro Bowler well into the game; however, Dak Prescott and the offense fueled hopes for a Dallas comeback with a five-yard QB run for a touchdown in the fourth. The game is down to one possession, 23-17, with seven minutes remaining.

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Written by Alejandro Avila

Alejandro Avila lives in Southern California and previously covered news for the LA Football Network. Guided by Kevin Harlan on one shoulder, Eli Manning on the other, Alejandro joins the OutKick community with an authentic passion for sports, pop culture, America, and episodes of Jeopardy!

 

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