Reigning NFL Defensive Participant of the Yr Nick Bosa mentioned Friday that he expects his typical workload when the San Francisco 49ers go to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday.
Bosa reported to the workforce Wednesday after touchdown a five-year, $170 million deal, a document for NFL defensive gamers. He has confirmed to be in fine condition regardless of his 43-day hiatus.
San Francisco coach Kyle Shanahan additionally has taken discover.
“I am undecided what Kyle’s plan is, however I might be up for a standard workload, for certain,” Bosa informed reporters.
Shanahan hasn’t revealed his plan, however he does not count on to see Bosa standing on the sidelines too usually.
“He regarded precisely how we had been anticipating him to look,” Shanahan mentioned. “Appears in actual fine condition. Appears able to go. We obtained an thought how we’ll use him and I feel he’ll do all proper.”
Bosa led the NFL with 18.5 sacks final season and has 34 over the previous two seasons.
He mentioned he spent his holdout at house in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., simply ready to see what would transpire.
“There’s sure factors all through it which might be extra hectic than others,” Bosa mentioned. “However I belief the workforce round me and I do know that they’ve my finest curiosity in thoughts. And I trusted the 49ers group and all of them to work properly with my guys. I had belief all alongside, nevertheless it undoubtedly was hectic.”
After reaching the settlement, Bosa flew to the West Coast and arrived late Wednesday evening. He did aspect work and took part in particular person drills on Thursday earlier than taking part once more Friday within the workforce’s walk-through.
Additionally, San Francisco tight finish George Kittle (groin) and cornerback Charvarius Ward (heel) are listed as questionable.
Kittle, a four-time Professional Bowler, has been bothered by the damage all through coaching camp.
“He is an important pass-game tight finish and he is an important run-blocking tight finish, so clearly any time you are lacking an important participant, it does change issues,” Shanahan mentioned of Kittle.
—Area Stage Media