CBS Sports confirmed that the veteran Greenlaw suffered an Achilles tear, ruling him out for the rest of the game against the Kansas City Chiefs.
What Happened to Dre Greenlaw?
The outside linebacker, who had already been battling past injuries to his hamstrings and calves, left with what appeared to be a leg injury.
And somehow, his left leg looked like it buckled as he tried to trot onto the field with the Niners’ defense.
#49ers LB Dre Greenlaw appeared to suffer an injury while running on the field.
— Pro Football Network (@PFN365) February 12, 2024
Greenlaw clutched his left leg in agony before being helped off the field.
CBS Sports sideline reporter Evan Washburn reported that the outside linebacker left with what was ruled as a lower leg injury. He was later determined to sustain an Achilles injury.
Greenlaw was declared out for the rest of the game.
#49ers LB Dre Greenlaw (Achilles) is now officially out for the game.
— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) February 12, 2024
Greenlaw Carted Off in Passenger Seat
Even more noticeable was where Greenlaw sat on the cart.
He ended up leaving not in the back of the medical vehicle but shotgun with his leg injury.
He can’t sit in the back? pic.twitter.com/9jpz0rdoF1
— Big Cat (@BarstoolBigCat) February 12, 2024
One would think that with an injury like an Achilles ailment, medical officials would try to make the player as comfortable as possible before they leave. It wasn’t the case here.
Regardless, Greenlaw was replaced by Demetrius Flannigan-Fowles for the rest of the first half. Greenlaw has suffered the most significant injury of the game thus far.
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